Chilean High Court Chooses Abortion

Human Life International regrets the legalization of abortion in Chile. In the decision 6-4, the High Court had to adjudicate the law passed by pro-abortionists, because the Chilean Constitution guaranteed the life of the Unborn. Now abortions may be done on young girls as young as 14, due to the measure sponsored by Chilean President . . . Read more

HLI Impacts Hundreds Across Latin America with the Gospel of Life

Every year Human Life International (HLI) impacts hundreds in Latin America alone with its pro-life training courses. This schooling, aimed at priests, seminarians and laity, will graduate over five hundred alone this year from the Dioceses of SonSon Rionegro in Antioquia, Colombia and of Maturin, Monagas, Venezuela.  At the present time, an additional seventeen seminarians . . . Read more

Chile’s Constitutional Court Holds Key to Fate of the Unborn

The Chilean constitution protects the life of the Unborn in all circumstances, but on August 3rd, the government of Chilean President, Michele Bachelet, just managed to pass legislation allowing abortion. The ruling, if it stands, will permit abortion in cases of rape, health risk to the mother or fatal defect in the baby. Bishop H. . . . Read more

Philippine’s Sorsogon City Selected as Pilot City for Natural Family Planning

After years of grave pressure and harassment from both government and non-government organizations – including international population control groups – for her refusal to accept and distribute contraceptives, Mayor Sally Lee’s Sorsogon City has been selected as pilot city for the implementation of Natural Family Planning (NFP). The launch is scheduled for Tuesday, August 22nd. . . . Read more

The Gospel of Life in Hungary and Romania

I recently had the privilege of organizing a pro-life mission trip in Eastern Europe with HLI president Father Shenan Boquet. We are always blessed when a priest proclaims the Gospel of Life, especially to seminarians. This particular mission found us visiting four days in Hungary and seven days in Romania, before he continued on to . . . Read more

“From Ocean to Ocean” – Farewell, Mexico!

The Black Madonna’s pilgrimage through Mexico is at long last coming to an end. For two years and three months Our Lady visited this large country of 122 million people. Beatriz Gonzalez and her husband, Jose Luis Garcia Chagoyan, of the Vida Florida movement were coordinators of Our Lady’s Mexico journey. We are grateful for . . . Read more

Grace and a Rough Landing in Bangladesh

HLI’s director of Asia and Oceania, Dr. Ligaya Acosta, sends an initial report on her first mission to Bangladesh. Dhaka, Bangladesh — The foreigner coming to Bangladesh for the first time is in for a culture shock. The roads are always teeming with honking buses, cars, trucks, rickshaws,  CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) tricycles, and a . . . Read more

What If There Were Alternatives to Abortion?

Of course, there are alternatives to abortion. But what if they were promoted instead of the more profitable choice? What if Planned Parenthood, instead of hiding their true profit center with the offer of free pregnancy tests, something available at every crisis pregnancy center, instead offered free maternity clothes to women in need? What if, . . . Read more

Planned Parenthood’s 100th: Cause for Celebration or Sorrow?

This Sunday, the glitterati will celebrate the one hundredth anniversary of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.  Senate Democrats have introduced a resolution honoring PPFA.  One hundred Hollywood stars have signed a congratulatory letter to the organization.  Hillary Clinton herself has spoken repeatedly about how much she adores the abortion business’s founder, eugenicist Margaret Sanger. . . . Read more

Dr. Acosta: Saipan Mission Report

It’s past midnight now in Saipan, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). I just returned to the hotel, grateful to the Lord for His Gospel of Life and the opportunity to share it with such an enthusiastic audience. After days of coordination, more than 50 people gathered to hear my presentation at Kristo Rai Parish . . . Read more