Irish Threat to Pro-Life Counseling Centers

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, the Irish . . . 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Essure Withdrawn Everywhere but U.S.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 Bayer has now withdrawn the device everywhere … except the United States.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. As pointed out in the BBC and HLI links above, Essure is a small metal piece . . . 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