HLI Campaign Aids in Huge El Salvador Victory

El Salvador Stands Firm on Abortion Ban Despite an intense push by pro-abortion forces for months, urging weakening of the El  Salvador abortion ban, the legislature adjourned April 27th without caving in to anti-life voices. Two bills which could have been under discussion were not even presented. A new, conservative, Salvadoran assembly takes office May 1st and . . . Read more

Philadelphia Rejects Catholic Social Services over LGBT Interests

What Happened to the City of Brotherly Love? The Catholic Church has long been a pioneer in serving those in need with its social services. Hospitals, orphanages, schools and, yes, foster care, are all areas in which the Church serves the needy. Now Catholic News Agency is reporting that the City of Philadelphia has ceased . . . Read more

Southern State Passes Earliest Abortion Limit in U.S.

Mississippi Marks International Women’s Day Front Royal, VA, March 15, 2018 – HLI lauds Mississippi for Passing Gestational Age Act Mississippi’s Gestational Age Act, or Bill 1510, has now been signed by Governor Phil Bryant. The law takes effect immediately. Banning abortion after 15 weeks, it is the earliest state abortion limit in the United . . . Read more

Irish Supreme Court Denies Inherent Right to Life

St. Patrick Would Turn in His Grave This week we will celebrate the Feast of Ireland’s famed patron saint, St. Patrick. And tragically, The Irish Supreme Court ruled Friday that the only unborn rights guaranteed to unborn children are those safeguarded in the Eighth Amendment. This controversial decision flies in the face of the claim . . . Read more

Malta Furious with Council of Europe

Abortion Has No Business in Malta Abortion is illegal in Malta and the populace plans to keep it that way. In fact, before the country  joined the European Union (EU), it received assurances that the nation would not be pressured to legalize abortion. Now the Council of Europe is interjecting itself into Maltese affairs. Now . . . Read more

This Week’s “The Good Fight” Features Fr. Shenan Boquet

Don’t miss it! HLI’s Fr. Shenan J. Boquet appearance on “The Good Fight” radio show, hosted by Barbara McGuigan, has now been posted online. Check them out at EWTN Global Catholic Radio here and Ave Maria here. The program originally aired on EWTN Radio, was simulcast on Sirius Satellite Radio, Channel 130, and on Ave Maria . . . Read more

Planned Parenthood is Suing Again…and Again

“PP” Just Wants to “Help” Teens? Planned Parenthood (PP) is at it again. Suing to impose its graphic sexual education on minors, and suing to kill unborn children with Down’s Syndrome. PP has announced that its lawyers are among nine organizations suing the Trump Administration, because the government has elected not to fund its “Teen . . . Read more

St. Joseph Bakhita and Human Trafficking Victims

Pope Francis Urges Action Four days after the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita, adopted as patron by victims of human trafficking, Pope Francis met with 110 survivors of this terrible trade at the Vatican. There to honor February 12’s International Day of Prayer and Reflection Against Human Trafficking, Zenit reports this was the first such visit tied . . . Read more

HLI Celebrates 20 Years of Viennese Crisis Pregnancy Center

The Genesis of a Crisis Pregnancy Center…and HLI Austria Twenty years ago, on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception and one year after HLI Austria’s founding, Human Life International marked the founding of Vienna’s first crisis pregnancy center in Austria. The “Lebenszentrum Wien” (literally “Life Center Vienna”), was the first of many crisis pregnancy centers . . . Read more

HLI Shows Solidarity with France

“Choose life so that you may live.” (Deut 30:19)  “Christianity is the only religion that says, “Your model is a child,” the child of Bethlehem. When you have been taught to despise the child, there will be no more Christianity in this country.” — Servant of God, friend of Pope Saint John Paul II and famed French . . . Read more