Cardinal von Galen Award – Fall 2007: George Cardinal Pell

By HLI Staff / November 9, 2007 /
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George Cardinal Pell, Archbishop of Sydney, Australia since 2001, provides inspiring leadership defending Catholic teachings. He speaks out with uncompromising fearlessness in defense of the Truth, especially on moral issues. HLI and faithful Catholics around the world admire his valiance and cheerful willingness to stand firm in the face of calumny from liberals, especially in…

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Cardinal von Galen Award – Summer 2007: Bishop Andreas Laun

By HLI Staff / July 9, 2007 /
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His Excellency Bishop Andreas Laun richly deserves to receive HLI’s Cardinal von Galen Award which recognizes courageous leadership against the culture of death. We bestow it on him for his frequent and dignified defense of the Church’s teachings on respect for human life and sexual morality. Both his academic gifts and personal warmth have served…

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Cardinal von Galen Award – Spring 2007: Father Paul Marx

By HLI Staff / March 9, 2007 /
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HLI is honored to present our founder Fr. Paul Marx, whom Pope John Paul II called “the Apostle of Life,” with the Cardinal von Galen Award for distinguished and unwavering service in the cause of life, faith, and family. Already as a young Benedictine priest, he began working in the 1950s and 60s helping thousands…

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Cardinal von Galen Award – Fall 2006: Varkey Cardinal Vithayathil

By HLI Staff / October 9, 2006 /
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His Eminence Varkey Cardinal Vithayathil, Major Archbishop of the Syro-Malabar Eastern Rite of the Catholic Church, has displayed the kind of strong episcopal leadership and moral instruction for the faithful on the pro-life and pro-family issues that HLI honors with our Cardinal von Galen Award. Cardinal Vithayathil’s most recent pro-life action was the issuance of…

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Cardinal von Galen Award – Summer 2006: Alfonso Cardinal López Trujillo

By HLI Staff / July 9, 2006 /
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HLI is very pleased to honor His Eminence Alfonso Cardinal López Trujillo with the Cardinal von Galen Award in recognition of his exemplary work on behalf of the family and defending human life. He is best known for his leadership of the Pontifical Council for the Family which he has presided since November 8th 1990.…

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Cardinal von Galen Award – Spring 2006: Bishop John W. Yanta

By HLI Staff / March 9, 2006 /
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Bishop John W. Yanta has recently become well-known around the United States and even around the world for being the sponsoring bishop of the first religious society of pro-life priests. The Society of the Missionaries of the Gospel of Life was canonically set up on December 12, 2005 with the approval of the Vatican and…

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Cardinal von Galen Award – Fall/Winter 2005: Bishop Fred Henry

By HLI Staff / December 9, 2005 /
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Bishop Fred Henry of the Diocese of Calgary, Canada is the recipient of our award this quarter. Bishop Henry has an impressive track record of speaking out and enforcing Catholic doctrine in a country where it is growing increasingly dangerous to do so. In 2002 he cancelled the wedding of a member of his diocese…

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Cardinal von Galen Award – Spring 2005: Bishop Antonio Baseotto

By HLI Staff / March 9, 2005 /
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This edition’s recipient of the Cardinal von Galen Award is Bishop Antonio Baseotto, the head of the Military Diocese in Argentina. In early March, Bishop Baseotto wrote a stinging letter of rebuke to the Argentinean Minister of Health, Gines Gonzalez Garcia, who had publicly expressed his support for legalizing abortion and had initiated programs of…

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