Albania’s Modern Day Calvary of Abortion

Albanians Abort 18% of Live Births Albania has endured many Calvaries in its history, some of which challenged its very existence.  However, despite 500 years of occupation by the Ottoman Empire, it survived.  Despite occupation by foreign countries in the First and Second World Wars, it survived.  Despite fifty painful years of Communism, still it . . . Read more

Back from Africa – Zimbabwe’s Contraception at its Worst

“Large poor families have simply become small poor families.” In all my mission trips I have never encountered such an entrenched contraceptive mindset as in Zimbabwe. The quotes below are a sampling from nursing students at one of the government accredited Catholic nursing schools. The government has for decades, through its ministries of Health and . . . Read more

HLI Co-hosts Event with Holy See on Rural Women and Girls at U.N.

“Promoting the Integral Development of Rural Women and Girls in Africa in the Era of Ideological Colonization” To be held during the 62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women UN HQ Conference Room 4 March 19, 2018 • 11:30 am to 12:45 pm March 19th the Holy See, along with Human Life . . . Read more

Southern State Passes Earliest Abortion Limit in U.S.

Mississippi Marks International Women’s Day Front Royal, VA, March 15, 2018 – HLI Lauds Mississippi for Passing Gestational Age Act Mississippi’s Gestational Age Act, or Bill 1510, has now been signed by Governor Phil Bryant. The law takes effect immediately. Banning abortion after 15 weeks, it is the earliest state abortion limit in the United . . . Read more

Ontario Psychology Professor Hits Last Nerve of Gender Police

“Idea of a University” Runs Amok St. Thomas Aquinas wrote his Summa Contra Gentiles principally for the Mohammedans (Muslims).  As they did not accept the authority of either the Old or New Testaments he wrote, “We must, therefore, have recourse to the natural reason, to which all men are forced to give their assent.” But Jacques . . . Read more

Irish Supreme Court Denies Inherent Right to Life

St. Patrick Would Turn in His Grave This week we will celebrate the Feast of Ireland’s famed patron saint, St. Patrick. And tragically, The Irish Supreme Court ruled Friday that the only unborn rights guaranteed to unborn children are those safeguarded in the Eighth Amendment. This controversial decision flies in the face of the claim . . . Read more

Bioethics Master’s Student Pays Visit to Human Life International

The Battle for Africa When I first began my Master’s program in Catholic bioethics, little did I know that my research would bring me all the way to Front Royal, Virginia. I am writing my Master’s thesis on the bioethical issue of ideological neo-colonialism in sub-Saharan Africa. Ideological neo-colonialism is a destructive phenomenon in which powerful . . . Read more

School Violence and its Origins in the Culture of Death

The Right to Life In the first two months of 2018, America is mourning mass murder in the form of school violence once again.  In January, Alex Hribal was sentenced in the 2014 stabbing of 21 people at Franklin Regional High School, near Pittsburgh.  On Valentine’s Day, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, . . . Read more

The Dictatorship of Choice

Church Speaks Out In a Vatican news story published this week, Archbishop of Toronto Cardinal Thomas Collins has come out swinging in defense of the Church. He termed the December ruling by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party, which requires employers to sign an “attestation” to support abortion and other controversial “rights” before qualifying . . . Read more