A Post-Roe America: What’s Next?

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / May 16, 2022 /

The news regarding the fate of Roe v. Wade is getting more and more promising. Last week in Spirit and Life, I wrote about the leaked U.S. Supreme Court majority draft opinion, written by Justice Samuel Alito, that appears set to completely reject Roe, the 1973 Supreme Court case that legalized abortion on demand in…

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A Route to a Post-Roe State

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / May 9, 2022 /
The US Supreme Court in Washington DC with dark storm clouds

By now you have almost certainly heard the good news: last week, a draft of a U.S. Supreme Court majority opinion on a crucial abortion case was leaked to the press. If this draft truly represents the Court’s final decision, then it seems that one of the most ardent dreams of generations of pro-life activists…

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Waves of State Pro-Life Progress

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / May 2, 2022 /

The pro-life movement in the United States is continuing to introduce and pass an unprecedented number of pro-life laws at the state level. According to new data just released by the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute, over five hundred pro-life pieces of legislation have been introduced in 42 different states so far in 2022. This includes 86…

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Why the ‘Libs of TikTok’ Controversy Matters

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / April 25, 2022 /

Before addressing the subject of this week’s column, an issue of grave concern, I begin with a quote from J.R.R. Tolkien’s book, “The Fellowship of the Ring.” I make specific reference to the scene where Gandalf stands alone on the Bridge of Khazad-dûm facing the Balrog, a sinister being. Gandalf knows that unless he overthrows…

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Georgina’s Marriage Rescued from Contraception

By HLI Staff / April 19, 2022 /
Georgina and her new baby

Now this Tanzanian family is healthy, happy, and open to life. Ladislaus and Georgina were so happy in their first few years of marriage. But after they had their second child, everything changed. A population control clinic in Tanzania told them two children was plenty. They said they would be richer and healthier with a…

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Rediscovering a Christian Vision of Sex and Marriage

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / April 18, 2022 /

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always…

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Nurse Trained by HLI Rwanda Reversed Natalie’s Abortion Just in Time

By HLI Staff / April 12, 2022 /

When Natalie was tricked into taking an abortion pill, our pro-life education program saved the day. Natalie looked her dean in the eye and told him the truth: She’d been missing classes because of morning sickness. She and her boyfriend, another student, were expecting a child. In Rwanda, an out-of-wedlock pregnancy is a disgrace. Natalie…

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Pre-born Bodies Found in DC Show Abortion Violence

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / April 11, 2022 /

A few days ago, police in the Washington, D.C. area recovered the bodies of five aborted unborn children from the house of a pro-life activist. According to the members of the pro-life group Progressive Anti-Abortion Uprising (PAAU), they were given the bodies by a driver working for a waste management company that services Washington Surgi-Clinic,…

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Watch a Video about Pro-life Work in Miami

By HLI Staff / April 5, 2022 /
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Our missionary Adriana shares stories about her experiences counseling moms to choose life. Nine years ago, Adriana of HLI Miami got a call she never expected. “Can you help me get an abortion?” Adriana almost dropped the phone. She never thought she’d get that question working at a pro-life center! She did some quick thinking…

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Disney All In On LGBT Propaganda

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / April 4, 2022 /

I’m sorry, parents, but if you thought Disney was troublingly “woke” already, it seems that you should prepare yourselves for much, much worse to come. A few days ago, recordings were leaked from a recent company-wide Zoom call held partly in response to the passage of Florida’s Parental Rights in Education law. The contents are…

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