Battling Abortion in Bolivia

Covert Attempt to Legalize Abortion Abortion has long been illegal in Bolivia except in cases of rape, incest and the mother’s “health.” But on the United Nation’s so-called International “Safe” Abortion Day, September 28, 2017,  the Chamber of Deputies covertly decriminalized abortion.  The bill alters Bolivia’s Penal Code, with Key Article 153 changed to favor abortion. . . . Read more

Mexico Pro-Lifers Reach September 15th Deadline

The Popular Consultation for Life Maneuver Friday, September 15th, 2017, Mexicans hoped to hand the government 1.8 million signatures endorsing what is known as the Popular Consultation for Life. (Because there can be an error rate in signatures provided, the Mexican websites have been aiming for 2.5 million signatures.) While the count is still out, the . . . Read more

Venezuela Embraces Life

“I have come that may all have life” (John 10:10) As we approach autumn, it is good to harken back to the springtime, when Human Life International’s Hispanic section, Vida Humana Internacional (VHI), was instrumental in starting a pilot program, the aim being to train 250 volunteers from seventeen parishes across the Diocese of Maturin in . . . Read more

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

“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

Chile Embroiled in Abortion Fight

The fierce fight over abortion laws continues to grip Chile. In 2015, the abortion legislation drama in Chile began with socialist President Michelle Bachelet’s request to the National Congress, for a legislative bill in favor of the partial decriminalization of abortion for cases for the life of the mother, rape, and fetal deformity. In September . . . Read more

A Judicial Assault in Belize

Guest author: Judy Vazquez   As the lone English-speaking nation in Central America, Belize, in a certain way, stands apart, and is often associated more closely with its Caribbean neighbors. Collectively, the Caribbean nations tend to have strong social values that defend life, marriage and family. Yet Belize’s cultural setting may be why it was . . . Read more