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Essure Withdrawn Everywhere but U.S.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 Bayer has now withdrawn the device everywhere … except the United States.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

Oppressive Obamacare Contraceptive Mandate Lifted

Conscientious Affordable Care Act Relief for Christians Today President Trump overturned the violence perpetrated by the Obama Administration in its direct assault against family, life, and conscience through the “birth control mandate” in the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or Obamacare). Under President Obama, the ACA required all employers provide contraceptives under company health insurance to . . . Read more

HLI Applauds Passing of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

House Resolution 36 Passes the House of Representatives Human Life International (HLI) celebrates the action taken by the House in passing H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, late yesterday. President of HLI, Fr. Shenan J. Boquet, commented: “HLI affirms the protection of every life from the moment of conception. We applaud the House . . . Read more

Missouri Down to One Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic

Three Planned Parenthoods Blocked Before Doors Open Three Planned Parenthood abortion centers have been stopped within days of opening.  Human Life International’s President, Father Shenan Boquet, is ecstatic: “Lives will be saved! Pray these mills are all shut down, that those who perpetrate these crimes are converted and turn back to God before it is . . . Read more

Venezuela Embraces Life

“I have come that may all have life” (John 10:10) As we approach autumn, it is good to harken back to the springtime. Then Human Life International’s Hispanic section, Vida Humana Internacional (VHI), was instrumental in starting a pilot program. The aim was to train 250 volunteers from seventeen parishes across the Diocese of Maturin, in . . . Read more

Hurricane Harvey Victims Need Help–Not Free Abortions

They did it again. A “charity” is collecting funds for pregnant women displaced by Hurricane Harvey in order to help them… terminate their preborn babies. The Lilith Fund for Reproductive Equity of Texas is the nonprofit to blame, as the group proudly states on their Facebook page. On September 11th 2001 one of the only . . . Read more

HLI Philippines Holds Country’s First Rally Against Divorce Bill

Human Life International (HLI) has reported more than once on Filipino House Bill 6027, its attack on marriage and evils of divorce. Ironically, sponsoring House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has termed the legislation a “dissolution of marriage” bill, but as the Catholic Church already has the annulment procedure for dissolution of marriage, it is in truth a . . . Read more

The Ultimate Gift – HLI and the Birth of “Happiness”

Tanzanian teen Neema Kavishe (19), a resident of Arusha, was devastated when she found she was pregnant and the father abdicated all parental responsibility. She had been desperately in need of school funds to continue her secondary education, but her poor parents were not able to help. Then in June, 2016, Neema was approached by . . . Read more

Chilean High Court Chooses Abortion

Human Life International regrets the legalization of abortion in Chile. In the decision 6-4, the High Court had to adjudicate the law passed by pro-abortionists, because the Chilean Constitution guaranteed the life of the Unborn. Now abortions may be done on young girls as young as 14, due to the measure sponsored by Chilean President . . . Read more