HLI Goa Holds 63rd Pro-Life Retreat

HLI Goa is an inspiration, holding one event after another throughout the year. Among the great many hosted by HLI’s Indian affiliate annually, 60 persons of all ages just finished attending its latest pro-life retreat. Talks were given by Francisco Xavier, Fr. Jose OFM, Cap. and HLI affiliate head Milagres Pereira. Unfamiliar with retreats? Filled . . . Read more

Life and Death – A Different Worldview

Two Diametrically Opposed Visions In a lyrical essay originally published in Crisis Magazine, Catholic philosopher and Senior Fellow of Human Life International, Donald DeMarco, Ph.D., poignantly paints the stark division between the pro-life worldview, and the worldview espoused by the Culture of Death. Invoking T.S. Eliot’s seminal poem The Waste Land, Dr. DeMarco suggests that . . . Read more

Tanzanian President Pushing for True Economic Development

Rejecting the Inundation of Contraception Money In the past year I have travelled to Zimbabwe and Uganda. In both African countries, I was stunned by the pervasiveness of pro-contraception propaganda. I traveled over 1200 miles across Uganda. Everywhere I went I encountered huge billboards stoking fear about the consequences of unintended pregnancy and pushing all . . . Read more

Your Vote Counts in Tuesday’s U.S. Mid-Terms

Tuesday’s mid-term elections are of utmost importance and will decide whether pro-life momentum will continue. There have been tremendous gains in the pro-life movement over the past two years, due to electing candidates to federal and state offices who are doing everything they can to protect life. President Trump’s pro-life policies have saved countless babies, . . . Read more

Why We Should be Concerned about French President Emmanuel Macron

Throughout his papacy Pope Francis has repeatedly denounced “ideological colonization.” In brief, ideological colonization can be defined as the arrogant imposition of foreign values and practices by wealthy countries on less developed nations. This is often accomplished through financial coercion, by offering monetary aid on the condition that the recipient country agrees to adopt new . . . Read more

Since When is Euthanasia “Healthcare?”

Anti-euthanasia activists have been pointing out for years that wherever euthanasia is legalized, it is not long before the “strict safeguards” touted by pro-death politicians and activists as protection to ensure euthanasia is only used in extreme cases begin tumbling down or being wantonly ignored. Such is the logic of the Culture of Death. Once . . . Read more

Respect Life Month and the “Great Campaign”

“What is urgently called for is a general mobilization of consciences and a united ethical effort to activate a great campaign in support of life.” — St. Pope John Paul II, Evangelium Vitae, ¶95 The release of St. Pope John Paul II’s encyclical Evangelium Vitae in 1995 marked a watershed moment in the history of . . . Read more

“St. Michael the Archangel, Pray for Us!”

Be strong in the Lord, and in the strength of His might. Put on the full armor of God, that you may be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this . . . Read more

Tanzanian Government Crusades Against Contraceptives

President Magufuli is Pro-Life Since coming to office in 2015, Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli has given many pro-life proofs…and now is going the extra mile. Known largely for reducing spending and attacking corruption, since coming into power he was instrumental in making primary and secondary education free as a fulfillment of one of his . . . Read more

Christians as Salt, Leaven and Light to the World

“No one who lights a lamp conceals it with a vessel or sets it under a bed; rather, he places it on a lampstand so that those who enter may see the light.” — Luke 8:16 There is a moving scene in the novel The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. In it Fr. Zosima, a . . . Read more