United States Fertility Rate Hits New Low

Population control advocates say ‘Hooray’, but is there reason to celebrate? A sobering new report finds theU.S. fertility rate has hit a 40-year low. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control estimate that there were about 3.85 million births in 2017, which translates into a total fertility rate (TFR – the number of children a woman . . . Read more

HLI Laments Irish Vote Repealing the 8th Amendment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 26, 2018 Irish Contact: Lisa O’Hare, HLI Ireland Media Liaison –  lisa@humanlife.ie USA Contact: Deborah M. Piroch, Director of Public Relations – dpiroch@hli.org (Front Royal, VA and Knock, Ireland) – Human Life International joins with pro-lifers in Ireland and all over the world in mourning the “yes” vote in yesterday’s referendum, which has overturned the Eighth Amendment, allowing legislation to legalize abortion, . . . Read more

Humanae Vitae: Countering Sexual Revolution’s Harm

The Truth About Love and Sexuality It is said that Blessed Paul VI was so heartbroken by the outpouring of dissent to Humanae Vitae,  he couldn’t bear to write another encyclical in the final decade of his pontificate. Certainly, one can feel the pope’s anguish in this homily, given just months before he died – already . . . Read more

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

What Did We Learn From Alfie Evans?

First Charlie Gard…and Now Alfie Evans Alfie Evans has died. Before he died, God be praised, he was baptized into the Catholic Church. As such, we can be confident that he is now experiencing the joy of the presence of his Heavenly Father. Our prayers are no longer for him, but for his parents, Tom . . . Read more

The Passing of Larry Jacobs, Longtime Friend and Partner of HLI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 2, 2018 Contact: Deborah M. Piroch, Director of Public Relations dpiroch@hli.org   (Front Royal, VA) – Human Life International (HLI), a longtime friend and partner of the World Congress of Families (WCF), is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Managing Director, Larry Jacobs. Larry died suddenly and unexpectedly . . . Read more

China’s Disastrous One Child Policy Wants You to Think it Changed – it Didn’t

Population Control Presages Catastrophic Consequences  “[C]areful consideration should be given to the danger of this power passing into the hands of those public authorities who care little for the precepts of the moral law. Who will blame a government which in its attempt to resolve the problems affecting an entire country resorts to the same . . . 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

HLI Campaign Aids in Huge El Salvador Victory

El Salvador Stands Firm on Abortion Ban Despite an intense push by pro-abortion forces for months, urging weakening of the El  Salvador abortion ban, the legislature adjourned April 27th without caving in to anti-life voices. Two bills which could have been under discussion were not even presented. A new, conservative, Salvadoran assembly takes office May 1st and . . . Read more