Prayer Makes Abortion Visible

Lebenszentrum Salzburg Marks 200th Prayer Vigil Human Life International (HLI) Affiliate, Lebenszentrum Salzburg (LZ), just held its 200th prayer vigil in Salzburg, Austria. This monthly vigil marks one of the so-called “Vigil 2000” prayer vigils that have been held to date in cities across Austria. 4,000 total have been held across Europe over the last . . . Read more

Rosary at the Borders

Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary Honored October 7th, 2017 marked “Rosary at the Borders,” the largest prayer event since World Youth Day in Krakow last year. The date was chosen to honor the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. Estimated hundreds of thousands to one million joined together in prayer for peace . . . Read more

UPDATE: HLI Ireland Conference Forced to Move after Threats Rescheduled

Abortion Effects on Women’s Physical and Mental Health Human Life International Ireland (HLI Ireland) was scrambling to find a new location for its September 30th conference, on the abortion effects on women’s physical and mental health, after being notified by the Ashling Hotel, near Dublin, it was cancelling its booking agreement. The new location is . . . Read more

Threats of Violence Cancel Swiss March for Life

This Weekend Cancelled This year’s eighth March for Life should be taking place September 17th, 2017. (The day prior was the March for Life in Berlin, Germany.) The occasion marks the 600th anniversary of the birth year of Switzerland’s patron saint, Niklaus von Flüe. Also, the event was to be located the central part of . . . Read more

Perpetual Adoration Healing Romania

HLI Romanian Adoration Chapel Celebrates 11th Anniversary The pronounced spiritual benefits of perpetual adoration before the Blessed Sacrament are infinite. And Adoration is helping to heal Romania. Human Life International’s (HLI) Romanian Affiliate, led by Gerda Chisarau, hosts a perpetual adoration chapel which will celebrate its 11th anniversary this September 15, 2017. Its aims are . . . Read more

Swiss Medical Ethics Hit New Low

Marking a new low, revised Swiss in vitro fertilization (IVF) legislation takes effect today. Passed by public referendum in 2016, Switzerland is alleged to be the last country in Europe to allow so-called pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) of fertilized embryos prior to IVF implantation. Ironically, this was strictly forbidden by Article 2, Paragraph 2 of . . . 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

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

A Huge Victory for Life in Poland!

The voice of the Polish people has been heard. The “Stop Abortion” citizens’ initiative, which had received 450,000 signatures from Polish Citizens, has cleared its first hurdle in the parliamentary process this morning by a very wide margin. The “Stop Abortion” proposal was one of three citizens initiatives—proposals that receive over 100,000 signatures—considered by the . . . Read more

San Marino and Welcoming Life

The Republic of San Marino, a small state of only 33,00 people located in Northern Italy, does not allow abortion. They have an electoral system which allows citizen’s initiatives from individual citizens called “instances of Arengo,” on which the 60 member legislature must vote. Several instances of Arengo have been submitted this September asking for . . . Read more