A Hinge Moment – Which Way Will Ireland Go?

“Our Lady of Knock, Queen of Ireland, you gave hope to your people in a time of distress and comforted them in sorrow. You have inspired countless pilgrims to pray with confidence to your divine Son, remembering His promise, “Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find”. Help me to remember that we . . . Read more

Minority of Irish Voters Support Repealing the 8th Amendment

HLI To Hold May 13th Prayer Campaign for Life   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 11, 2018 Irish Contact: Lisa O’Hare, HLI Ireland Media Liaison Email: lisa@humanlife.ie   Phone: +44 7866 705983 USA Contact: Deborah M. Piroch, Director of Public Relations Email: dpiroch@hli.org   Phone: +1 205-567-3270 Please listen: Today’s interview by Guadalupe Radio Network with HLI . . . Read more

Alfie Evans Has Entered the Father’s House

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 26, 2018 Contact: Deborah M. Piroch Director of PR – dpiroch@hli.org Front Royal, VA – Human Life International’s global pro-life family was saddened to learn of Alfie Evans’ death earlier today. We extend to Kate, Tom and their family our condolences and assurance of continued prayer. This is a tragic ending . . . Read more

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

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

Poland Puts the U.S. to Shame

 Taking the High Road January, “pro-life month,” was characterized by a series of highs and lows. The lowest ebb was marked by the United States Senate voting of 51-46 on the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (60 votes were required). Already passed by the House, with the President’s pledge to sign it, the bill . . . Read more

HLI Celebrates 20 Years of Viennese Crisis Pregnancy Center

The Genesis of a Crisis Pregnancy Center…and HLI Austria Twenty years ago, on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception and one year after HLI Austria’s founding, Human Life International marked the founding of Vienna’s first crisis pregnancy center in Austria. The “Lebenszentrum Wien” (literally “Life Center Vienna”), was the first of many crisis pregnancy centers . . . Read more

15,000 Turn Out for Dutch March for Life

“Never before have so many turned up for a Dutch March for Life in the Netherlands…” — Irene van der Wende The Netherlands is known worldwide for its euthanasia policies. This week the nation broke with tradition when 15,000 turned out in freezing weather…for the Dutch March for Life in the Hague. According to Irene van . . . Read more

November 25th Marks Seventh of Austrian Marches for Life

Fighting for Austrian Babies Jugend für das Leben (“Youth for Life”) is the force behind all 2017 Austrian Marches for Life.  This year six demonstrations have already taken place in the following Austrian cities: Graz, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Linz, Klagenfurt and Dornbirn. The last March for Life this year will be held today, Saturday November 25th in the . . . Read more

Swiss Organ Donation Controversially Redefined

Organ Donation Highly Controversial This week a Swiss law redefining organ donation went into effect. The change, criticized by Human Life International Switzerland, the Union of Catholic Swiss Physicians, the Swiss Hippocratic Society and the Swiss Society for Bioethics, redefines clinical death as occurring after a mere five minutes. This issue is as much a . . . Read more