Southern State Passes Earliest Abortion Limit in U.S.

Mississippi Marks International Women’s Day Front Royal, VA, March 15, 2018 – HLI Lauds Mississippi for Passing Gestational Age Act Mississippi’s Gestational Age Act, or Bill 1510, has now been signed by Governor Phil Bryant. The law takes effect immediately. Banning abortion after 15 weeks, it is the earliest state abortion limit in the United . . . Read more

Kazakhstan Celebrates Holiness of Life Week

Inspired by the HLI 18th Asia-Pacific Congress on Faith, Life and Family (ASPAC) held in Astana, Kazakhstan in September 2011, the Archdiocese of Astana has been hosting an annual “Holiness of Life Week.”  This year, it will be held on March 19-25, said Archbishop Tomash Peta, Archbishop of Astana, and the President of the Catholic . . . Read more

The British Supreme Court Blundered in Scottish Midwives Case

It had the makings of a great and inspirational movie until the final scene. Two fearless Scottish midwives take on the government bureaucracy of the National Health Service and the powerful hospital that employs them on a matter of the highest principle. Our heroes, the perfectly-named Mary Doogan and Concepta Wood, scrape together the funds . . . Read more

Filipino Faithful Embrace Motherhood and Model for Life, Our Lady of Guadalupe

CEBU, Philippines — On the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a crowd of pregnant women and new mothers gathered for a healing Mass at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral. The pro-life event, sponsored by HLI Pilipinas under the direction of country director Rene Bullecer, MD, emphasized the crucial role of motherhood and the gift . . . Read more

Tanzania Proposed Constitution Promotes Population Control

The Tanzania government’s new proposed constitution has been heavily influenced by NGOs that promote contraceptives and abortion rights, says Emil Hagamu, director of English-speaking Africa for Human Life International. He and other pro-life leaders are calling attention to problematic new passages in the proposed constitution, which is scheduled for a popular vote on April 30, . . . Read more

Midwest Pregnancy Center First with RU-486 Abortion Reversal

Dr. Karla Polaschek, FACOG, Medical Director of the Women’s Choice Center and HLI Board Member, saves babies using new hormone treatment protocol. Area women who change their mind after beginning a medical abortion now have an attempted reversal treatment available that has been successful in saving many babies. On November 17, 2014 the Women’s Choice Center of the Quad-Cities became the . . . Read more

Black Madonna Covers 50,000 Miles, Concludes U.S. Prayer Campaign

PHOENIX, Arizona – November 3, 2014 –Logging some 50,000 miles across North America in defense of life, the Black Madonna recently concluded a 14-month global prayer pilgrimage in Phoenix, Arizona. An outdoor Mass attended by 1,000 faithful was held on Saturday, November 1, 2014, at Our Lady of Czestochowa parish in Phoenix, Arizona. The culminating . . . Read more

HLI Statement on Doctors Urging Contraception for Girls

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Updated October 7, 2014 – CONTACT: Krista Thomas at 540-622-5270 – kthomas@hli.org – www.hli.org FRONT ROYAL, Virginia — Following is a statement from Father Shenan J. Boquet, president of Human Life International, in reference to yesterday’s announcement that the American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended that children begin to use long-acting reversible contraceptives. “With today’s . . . Read more

Beloved HLI Chaplain Announces Acceptance of New Apostolate

FRONT ROYAL, Virginia [August 12, 2014] – Father Frank Papa, S.O.L.T., J.C.D., has begun a new apostolate as resident chaplain with Loving Arms, a faith-based assisted living and retirement community in Front Royal, Virginia. Father Papa was formerly the resident priest and chaplain for Human Life International, a grassroots pro-life and pro-family Catholic organization. The . . . Read more

The Gates Foundation Absolutely Does Fund Abortion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2014 – CONTACT: Adam Cassandra – 540-622-5230 – acassandra@hli.org FRONT ROYAL, Virginia – Human Life International (HLI) President Father Shenan J. Boquet called the recent claim by Melinda Gates that her Foundation does not fund abortion “an outright deception” in comments released today. Father Boquet made the comments from Bogotá, . . . Read more