Argentina’s Victory. Now the War Continues.

We just witnessed how the Argentine people achieved great victory in their fight against the Culture of Death. They rejected the vilest of legislation: a bill that would have authorized the murder of those who incapable of defending themselves. Not only were there mass mobilizations throughout the country, including solidarity demonstrations in front of embassies . . . Read more

Argentina – Hope to All Pro-Lifers

Argentina Legislators Choose Life Over Death After the recent fall of Catholic Ireland to the abortion regime, pro-abortion forces appeared confident that they could gain another victory for their ideology – this time Catholic Argentina. Instead, after a bill was introduced to legalize abortion-on-demand up to 14 weeks of pregnancy, millions of ordinary pro-life Argentineans . . . Read more

Catholic Education is Indispensable in Transforming the Culture

Culture of Death or Culture of Life? “In order that the Catholic school and the Catholic teachers may truly make their irreplaceable contribution to the Church and to the world, the goal of Catholic education itself must be crystal clear. Beloved sons and daughters of the Catholic Church, brothers and sisters in the faith: Catholic . . . Read more

HLI Applauds Miraculous Argentina Vote Upholding Sanctity of Human Life

For Immediate Release Date: August 9, 2018 Contact: Deborah Piroch, HLI Director of Public Relations Email: dpiroch@hli.org Author: Dr. Oscar Botta, Pediatriation, Public Health Specialist and President, HLI Argentina (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – In the early hours of the morning, pro-life Senators were able to defeat the pro-abortion bill passed by the House, with a . . . Read more

Pray for the Supreme Court

A Glimmer of Hope for the U.S. and World Were its effects not so unspeakably evil and ongoing, one could rightly dismiss Roe v. Wade as one of the most embarrassing legal decisions ever made by any court. With a vote and a pen-stroke, seven of the so-called greatest legal minds of their generation disregarded the most . . . Read more

The Heart of the Matter? Human Dignity

In Evangelium Vitae, St. Pope John Paul II identified a sinister paradox in contemporary culture. “Precisely in an age when the inviolable rights of the person are solemnly proclaimed and the value of life is publicly affirmed,” he lamented, “the very right to life is being denied or trampled upon, especially at the more significant . . . Read more

St. Pope John Paul II’s Dream

In 1996 St. Pope John Paul II, speaking to a group of teachers of Natural Family Planning (NFP), boldly declared: “The moment has come for every parish and every structure of consultation and assistance to the family and to the defense of life to have personnel available who can teach married couples how to use . . . Read more

The Challenges of Natural Family Planning Lead to Virtue

“[U]sing the natural [family planning] methods requires and strengthens the harmony of the married couple, it helps and confirms the rediscovery of the marvelous gift of parenthood, it involves respect for nature and demands the responsibility of the individuals. According to many authoritative opinions, they also foster more completely that human ecology which is the . . . Read more

The Priest is Irreplaceable in Preaching the Gospel of Life

Perhaps no other encyclical in the history of the Church has received so much ridicule and caused such controversy as Humanae Vitae. Even today, 50 years later, it still evokes heated discussions and debates, often from people (including some priests) who have never read the document. Yet when encouraged to read the encyclical, one quickly . . . Read more

The Fourth Prophesy of “Humanae Vitae:” When Self-Mastery is Rejected

Note: Father Boquet’s series in all parts may be accessed here. “Birth Control is a name given to a succession of different expedients by which it is possible to filch the pleasure belonging to a natural process while violently and unnaturally thwarting the process itself.” — G.K. Chesterton “Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether . . . Read more