Unstoppable Ugandan Father Jonathan Opio

HLI Ugandan Mission Hits the Road It is said of postal workers: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” But they have nothing on HLI Affiliate Director for this Ugandan mission, Father Jonathan Opio. With HLI since 2010, his Ugandan mission is . . . Read more

Evangelizing to the New Faces of Mozambique

No Abortion Since Colonial Times…until 2014 Word reached HLI in July, 2007 that the parliament of Mozambique had very quietly introduced an abortion bill. Before becoming law, the bill still required a presidential signature to legalize death to the unborn. Though abortion had been illegal since colonial times, pro-abortionists called for unlimited abortion through 12 . . . Read more

The Ultimate Gift – HLI and the Birth of “Happiness”

Tanzanian teen Neema Kavishe (19), a resident of Arusha, was devastated when she found she was pregnant and the father abdicated all parental responsibility. She had been desperately in need of school funds to continue her secondary education, but her poor parents were not able to help. Then in June, 2016, Neema was approached by . . . Read more

President of Tanzania Expresses Openness to Life

“Not too early, not too late; not too many and not too close.” This is the guideline that population control groups give to many women starting their families in Tanzania. The new president, however, has signaled that his administration will push instead for policies that demonstrate openness to life. According to some reports, he has . . . Read more

Your Mass Stipends are Saving Lives

If you would like a Mass said for your special intentions which would also save unborn lives around the world, please consider sending your Mass stipends to Human Life International. We are welcoming Mass stipends for the priests in our mission field. These stipends help support our priests as they travel, present, and counsel on . . . Read more

Educate a Seminarian and You Educate an Entire Region

There is an African proverb that goes, “Educate a boy and you educate a person; educate a girl and you educate a village.” The proverb could go further: “Educate a seminarian and you educate an entire region.” Human Life International takes great care in training pro-life seminarians, because we know that one dedicated priest can influence hundreds of . . . Read more

Coerced Abortion is a Reality

“D” is a young woman living in Uganda. When D became pregnant, she sought help from her parents and the father of her child. Sadly, the three were not supportive, and coerced her into scheduling an abortion. Steven, a coordinator for HLI Uganda, found out about D and her scheduled abortion and intervened. He met . . . Read more

Bringing the Gospel of Life to Kayanga, Tanzania

Bishop Almachius Vincent Rweyongeza is committed to making the Gospel of Life a living reality in his diocese. In late April, HLI’s regional director of English-speaking Africa, Emil Hagamu, visited the diocese of Kayanga on a very successful mission trip. He was impressed by the bishop’s tireless efforts to encourage his faithful to be generous . . . Read more

Using the Law to Stop the Truth in Uganda

The Month of January has been a very busy one for HLI Uganda. Despite many pro-life victories over the last several years, the pro-abortion forces are closer than ever to achieving their goal of a vote on a bill that would greatly expand legal access to abortion, and we are seeing increased pressure on pro-life . . . Read more

The Attack on Africa Continues

I wonder how many have heard about the strange “condom controversy” underway in Kenya. It began when Doctor Nelson Muiru of the National AIDS Control Council made a strange series of claims. He admits that his organization is in possession of a banner that was stolen from Human Life International’s Kenyan affiliate, adding that the . . . Read more