Tribute to “Culture of Life” Priest, Fr. Richard Neuhaus

“The Heart of Culture is Morality” January 8th marks the passing of Father Richard J. Neuhaus (1936-2009), a crusading Culture of Life priest. One of eight children born to Lutheran missionary parents in Ontario, his large family made it perhaps inevitable he would one day embrace the cause for Life and Family. In a C-Span interview . . . Read more

The Massacre of Pennsylvania’s “Holy Innocents”

The Slaughter of “Holy Innocents” Continues… in Pennsylvania December 28th marked this year’s Feast of the Death of the Holy Innocents. King Herod had spoken with the Magi, who were seeking the King of the Jews. Feeling Him a threat to his kingdom, Herod wished to find and kill the Infant Jesus. When the Wise . . . Read more

Listen to the Archived EWTN interview of HLI’s Fr. Shenan J. Boquet on “The Good Fight”

Update! The December 23rd broadcast of “The Good Fight”, with host Barbara McGuigan interviewing HLI’s Father Shenan J. Boquet, may now be heard archived here.  Originally, the program aired simultaneously on EWTN Radio and EWTN Sirius Satellite Radio (channel 130). The two discuss the hopeful drop in U.S. abortion numbers, and the anti-family challenges of . . . Read more

Asia-Pacific Congress on Faith, Life and Family (ASPAC) Concludes

ASPAC Bangkok an Overwhelming Success ASPAC, Asia’s largest pro-life conference sponsored by Human Life International (HLI), has just concluded to great fanfare in Bangkok, Thailand. Held every two years, ASPAC Bangkok 2017 registrants hailed from 21 nations around the world, Malaysia to Kazakhstan, Croatia to India. This year’s theme was: “Put Out Into the Deep:  Defending . . . Read more

HLI Congress Held as Humanae Vitae Nears Half Century

Humanae Vitae Turns 50 in 2018 “The unchangeable teaching of the Church is under unprecedented attack today.” – John Smeaton (SPUC) Starting with the entire assembly singing Veni Creator Spiritus, the “Voice of the Family” (VOF) coalition opened its October 28th symposium at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas, the Angelicum, in Rome. Co-sponsored by Human . . . Read more

Irish Threat to Pro-Life Counseling Centers

Update: 11/17/2017 Attempts to Undermine Constitutionally Guaranteed Freedom of Conscience HLI Ireland reported that Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish Parliament in Dublin, would debate a bill Wednesday, November 14, 2017, aimed at shutting down pregnancy pro-life counseling networks. The proposed change is to section 4(1) of the Principal Act. Deputy Louise O’Reilly of Sinn Féin, . . . Read more

HLI Supports Revival of Catholic Bioethics

The FIBIP, a Name in Catholic Bioethics Curiously, perhaps the most important event at the recently concluded general assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life in October was a momentous board meeting of FIBIP. What is FIBIP you may well ask? The Federazione Internazionale di Centri e Istituti di Bioetica di Ispirazione Personalista (International Federation . . . Read more

Unstoppable Ugandan Father Jonathan Opio

HLI Ugandan Mission Hits the Road It is said of postal workers: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” But they have nothing on HLI Affiliate Director for this Ugandan mission, Father Jonathan Opio. With HLI since 2010, his Ugandan mission is . . . Read more

HLI Meets with Pontifical Academy for Life

PAV “Second to None” Defending Life On Thursday, October 26th, Human Life International (HLI) President, Father Shenan J. Boquet, met with His Excellency, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President for the Pontifical Academy for Life (PAV).  Also present at the meeting from HLI were Father Francesco Giordano, Director of HLI’s Rome office, and Dr. Joseph Meaney, HLI’s . . . Read more

Essure Withdrawn Everywhere but U.S.

Essure Sterilization Hurts The Essure coil is a female sterilization method manufactured by the German pharmaceutical company Bayer since 2002. Bayer has now withdrawn the device everywhere … except the United States. And U.S. is the device’s biggest market. Given the recent Essure failure, consider reading at Human Life International (HLI) about the many unfortunate . . . Read more