Yoga Pants and the Culture of Life

“When did we decide to be the kind of society that mocks virtue?” popular blogger Matt Walsh asked in a recent post about modesty. I’m not exactly sure, but it was probably about the time we stopped teaching virtue to our youth and started ceding the cultural battlespace a radical vocal minority. All month long . . . Read more

Reminder: The Church IS Against Birth Control

Even for many Catholics who attend Mass on a weekly basis, the Church’s teachings on birth control are often misunderstood — or completely unknown. It can be even more complicated for the faithful when high ranking clergy make confusing statements about these beautiful teachings. One of the tools Human Life International is using to set . . . Read more

HLI Ukraine Fights IVF; Develops New Pro-Life Training Program

Human Life International’s country director in Ukraine, Genia Samborska, visited HLI world headquarters in the U.S. this week and talked to staff about her recent pro-life initiatives, including a new nation-wide training program. The program, called “Preparation for Married Life,” gives instruction on all issues near and dear to the pro-life and pro-family movement to . . . Read more

March for Life Represents “Longest Acting and Most Massive Social Human Rights Movement in U.S. History”

Human Life International Director of International Coordination Joseph Meaney spoke to Vatican Radio’s Ann Schneible this week about the March for Life in Washington, D.C. He said that it’s important to emphasize — especially since the mainstream media tends to ignore the event — that, “the fact that there are hundreds and hundreds of thousands . . . Read more

NARAL Video on “Lies CPCs Tell Women” Contains Zero Falsehoods

“Crisis pregnancy centers lie to women about abortion and contraception,” NARAL Pro-Choice America President Ilyse Hogue declared in an email to supporters Thursday. The email contained a link to a video attacking crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) as “fake ‘clinics’ set up by the anti-choice movement.” The real aim of the video was to smear Virginia . . . Read more

El Salvador Supreme Court Upholds Life in Beatriz Case

HLI President applauds decision The Supreme Court of El Salvador ruled 4-1 on Wednesday to uphold the country’s life-protecting laws and denied a petition to allow doctors to perform an abortion on a 22-year-old woman known only as Beatriz. In its decision, the court noted (contrary to the claims of those using Beatriz’s difficult situation . . . Read more

Benedict XVI’s Legacy of Defending Marriage, and “Frozen Babies”

Pope Benedict XVI will be remembered for his strong defense of marriage during his pontificate and his stance against freezing human embryos according to Human Life International (HLI) Rome Office Director Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro and HLI Director of International Coordination Joseph Meaney in a recent interview with EWTN/Catholic News Agency. “He defended marriage as between . . . Read more

Vandals Use Feces to Plaster Images of Savita Halappanavar on Irish Pro-Life Office

The Irish pro-life organization Youth Defence sent out a press release Friday morning detailing a “grotesque and vile” attack on their office. Late Tuesday night, vandals plastered newspaper clippings about the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar around the outside of the building using excrement. Youth Defence says large amounts of excrement were spread on the . . . Read more

[VIDEO] Abortion is Not a Treatment for Suicide

As the people of Ireland continue to stand strong against legalized abortion, Irish politicians seem desperate to find any way possible to force abortion through the legislature. After the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar last October, pro-abortion politicians and activists thought a broad media campaign, filled with unsubstantiated propaganda, demonizing the Catholic Church and those . . . Read more

NRO’s “Middle Ground” Approach to Abortion Seriously Flawed

It’s a sad state of affairs for conservatives after record breaking years in 2011 and 2012 with respect to the legal protection of unborn life at the state level; when TIME magazine has declared that abortion activists are on the run; when NARAL has admitted that pro-lifers are gaining ground and that the younger generation . . . Read more