Global Life and Family News

Women are Finding Joy in HLI Mission Field

By Marisa Cantu / May 17, 2024 /

Stories of hope are plentiful in the HLI mission field! Elizabeth suffered from sub-infertility for 8 years. This broke her heart, wearing her down as the years went on and she was still unable to have a child. She joined HLI’s fertility awareness program two years ago. Finally, by the grace of God, she became…

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22 States Suing Joe Biden Over Radical and Dangerous Title IX Changes

By Marisa Cantu / May 15, 2024 /

22 Republican states are suing President Joe Biden over the Title IX changes for federally-funded schools. These changes include banning discrimination against LGBT students based on sexual orientation or “gender identity.” Right now, Title IX forces schools to allow transgender students to use whichever bathroom they choose, and it would make using “preferred pronouns” mandatory…

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Idaho’s “Abortion Trafficking” Law Struck Down

By Marisa Cantu / May 13, 2024 /

The state of Idaho has an “abortion trafficking” law that is being challenged by anti-life activists. House Bill 242 (H242) passed in 2023 and prohibits individuals from helping a minor get an abortion outside of the state of Idaho without parental consent. This was the same law that Rachael and Kadyn Swainston are accused of…

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Men’s Rosary Begging Forgiveness for Failing Women

By Marisa Cantu / May 10, 2024 /

Taking inspiration from Our Lady’s requests and St. Louis de Montfort’s writings, HLI Ireland’s executive director Patrick McCrystal organized a men’s Rosary in 2021. The men pray while kneeling in public settings before a statue of Our Lady of Fatima. Humbling themselves before the greatest of all women, they pray for repentance, reparation, and to…

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French Transgender Bill May Ban Transitions Before 18

By Marisa Cantu / May 8, 2024 /
quotation on gender dysphoria

French senators published a report on child gender transition which found the practice “one of the greatest ethical scandals in the history of medicine.” This report was to determine whether medically transitioning minors was good medical practice. It details abuses performed by “indoctrinated” medical professionals who, the report says, are too heavily influenced by gender…

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West Virginia, North Carolina Transgender Case Decision

By Marisa Cantu / May 7, 2024 /

North Carolina and West Virginia are being forced by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to provide coverage for transgender operations in state health care plans. This ruling came in an 8-6 decision, which said that refusing to provide such operations goes against the Equal Protection Clause, which bans discrimination based on “gender identity and…

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Methodist LGBT Ban Lifted in Opposition to Christianity

By Marisa Cantu / May 2, 2024 /
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United Methodists are straying from Christian doctrine and changing their views on same-sex “marriage” and ordaining LGBT clergy, despite the fact that changing their views will not change truth or reality. During their legislative gathering – which wraps up on Friday – the delegates supported changing their policies so that their global denomination would be…

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UK Male Contraception Developing While Condom Manufacturers Eye India

By Marisa Cantu / May 1, 2024 /

Condom manufacturers are eyeing India as their next big consumer. Their twisted reasoning is that due to India’s population growth, though it has slowed in recent decades, the country has surpassed China in population and become the most populous country on Earth. So, of course, greedy businessmen see this as an opportunity to sell their…

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Transgender Studies Bringing Pro-Trans Narrative Into Question

By Marisa Cantu / April 22, 2024 /

A recent 15-year study from the Netherlands conducted by researchers at the University of Groningen found that most children who struggle with gender dysphoria grow out of it by the time they reach adulthood. The study followed more than 2,700 persons from their preteen years into their mid-twenties. Over the 15 years, the researchers would…

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Italy Abortion Amendment: Maternity Groups to Help Women

By Marisa Cantu / April 19, 2024 /

Italy’s lower house passed an amendment this week that would allow “nonprofit groups with qualified experience in supporting maternity” to enter family planning clinics that issue abortion certificates. The hope is that their presence in these clinics will show women seeking an abortion that there are other viable options, such as adoption or parenting. Advocates…

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