Defunding Planned Parenthood and the Religious Freedom Order

HLI President Father Shenan J. Boquet issued the following statement on two breaking news stories: the passage by the House of Representatives of a bill that many believe would remove most of Planned Parenthood’s funding for one year, and the signing of an Executive Order by President Trump that is billed as a strong defense . . . Read more

Remembering Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro a Year After His Death

Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro died on Holy Thursday, April 13, 2017, following a long battle with cancer. Below are some statements from Monsignor Barreiro’s friends and colleagues, and a selection of some of Monsignor’s writing and other works. Please join the HLI family in praying for Monsignor’s soul, and for consolation for all who mourn him. . . . Read more

A Better Solution to Third-World Poverty

For many countries across the world, poverty and the ills associated with poverty remain the primary social concern. The streets are chaotic, both in terms of traffic and in the busyness of families trying to make a living. Often, children are abandoned by their families, left to fend for themselves and left vulnerable to any . . . Read more

Problems Modern Gynecology Creates, Then Ignores

  As tensions increase between the pro-choice and pro-life movements, it’s important to remember our objective. We must keep in mind not only that we are seeking life but also that we are following God’s law. There are four main issues in gynecology which directly contradicts God’s law. Abortion destroys a child’s right to life; . . . Read more

On the Passing of Norma McCorvey

Following is a statement from HLI president Father Shenan J. Boquet on the passing of Norma McCorvey, a pro-life advocate who is best known as the plaintiff in the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case that legalized abortion throughout the United States. She died in an assisted living home in Katy, Texas. “The entire . . . Read more

HLI Statement at OAS on Fundamental Right to Life

    HUMAN LIFE INTERNATIONAL STATEMENT* BEFORE THE INTER-AMERICAN COMMISSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES NORTH AMERICA REGIONAL CONSULTATION HEARINGS WITH CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017   Good morning. My name is Stephen Phelan. I am the director of Missions Communications for Human Life International (HLI). On behalf of . . . Read more

HLI Helps Launch Game-Changing International Abortion Report

FRONT ROYAL, Virginia – January 24, 2017 – Human Life International’s Dr. Brian Clowes has joined several other experts on a distinguished panel to officially release the “Abortion Worldwide Report: 100 Countries, 1 Century, 1 Billion Babies.” The event, hosted by Family Research Council and Global Life Campaign, was held today at FRC’s Washington DC . . . Read more

Statement from HLI on the Death of Larry Jenkins

The entire Human Life International family today remembers Mr. Larry Jenkins — a friend, supporter, and past board member of our pro-life apostolate. We mourn with his family and loved ones, sharing their gratitude for his life — one lived with great courage and generosity, with great faith and hope. “I had the joy and . . . Read more