Children and the Meaningful Life

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / November 29, 2021 /
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America’s birthrate is at its lowest point ever. Now, a new survey suggests that there is little reason to hope that this trend will reverse itself any time soon. According to the poll by Pew Research, 44% of non-parents say that it’s not too likely, or not at all likely, that they will have children.…

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Teaching about Reproductive Technologies

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / November 22, 2021 /
Couple with baby shoes

If an obscure, small-town Jewish rabbi tells his congregation what Judaism teaches, is that national news? What about if a Buddhist monk preaches the teachings of Buddhism? Or if a Hindu guru explains Hinduism to his followers? It seems quite obvious that there is nothing noteworthy about any of these scenarios. And yet, for some…

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Pro-life Training is Beating Population Control in Malawi

By HLI Staff / November 16, 2021 /

Thanks to HLI’s mission, contraceptive use drops despite millions spent promoting it. Our donors’ work in Malawi is so effective that the anti-lifers are getting worried. The Family Planning Association of Malawi just published a report that shows they are losing ground. They’ve spent millions promoting contraception. It’s available and free all over the country.…

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Pro-life Headway, Hope for Ending Roe v. Wade

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / November 15, 2021 /

The Guttmacher Institute (GI) is one of the most powerful pro-abortion organizations in the United States. Originally the research arm of Planned Parenthood, they are now a legally separate organization that pushes for more liberal abortion laws using studies and research. Although their research is consistently skewed to support their agenda, there’s no denying that…

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New Missionary Ready to Form a Pro-life Generation in India

By HLI Staff / November 9, 2021 /

A culture maimed by the anti-child mentality is about to hear the Gospel of Life. India is full of two-child families. Go ahead and look around— movie theaters, amusement parks, Catholic churches. The families are all the same. Small. There are exceptions, but they are rare. Something strange is going on. Expanding the Pro-life Mission…

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Italy’s LGBT Zan Bill Rejected

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / November 8, 2021 /

In a rare victory for pro-family activists, Italian senators have voted down a bill that would have banned so-called “hate speech” based upon “sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and disability.” The Zan Bill was named after homosexualist activist and Democratic party legislator Alessandro Zan. It had already passed the Lower House of Parliament by…

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Unable to Visit, HLI Missionary Sends a Life-Saving Video

By HLI Staff / November 4, 2021 /

When Pastora found herself in a crisis pregnancy, our donors showed her the humanity of her child. Pastora was just a few weeks pregnant and everyone around her was pushing for abortion. Her boyfriend had no interest in being a father. Her mother couldn’t afford to care for her and a baby. Her peers pointed…

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Biden’s Equality Isn’t for the Unborn

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / November 1, 2021 /

Last Friday, President Joe Biden met with Pope Francis at the Vatican. No doubt the President was delighted to have such an apparently warm and friendly meeting, with the cameras projecting to the world the appearance of strong unity between the country’s second Catholic President and the Church to which he rarely misses an opportunity…

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A Major Sea Change in Abortion Law

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / October 25, 2021 /
baby in ultrasound

The last few weeks have been extremely eventful ones in the battle over Texas’ hotly contested Heartbeat abortion law. The Texas law, which prohibits abortion from the moment when an unborn child’s heartbeat is first detected (around six weeks), is the first such law to go into effect anywhere in the nation. Over a dozen…

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Pro-life Education Program Saves Lives in India

By HLI Staff / October 22, 2021 /
Young Indian woman smiling

See how three mothers’ minds changed when they learned the truth about life and family. Anti-lifers want you to think that every abortion is an informed choice. Our missionaries know this is far from the truth. Fr. Alex of HLI India meets women all the time who think they want abortion or contraception. But they…

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