Mission Stories

After-the-Fact Impact: Pro-life Conferences at Work

By HLI Staff / October 14, 2021 /
African baby girl sitting on the grass

Asel’s work in Namibia shows that the impact reaches way beyond event-day. Have you ever wondered what happens after a conference? Large crowds and rousing talks are all well and good. But did someone’s life change? If everyone went back to business as usual, we would not spend another dime of our donors’ hard-earned money…

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Prayer Vigil in Ukraine Saved this Little Girl’s Life

By HLI Staff / September 21, 2021 /

Vigil participants rescued this newborn from a dumpster near the local abortion clinic. Prayer saves lives. Often, we don’t know whose life, or where, or when. But this time God put a little life right into our hands to show how powerful prayers are. God Used this Vigil to Rescue an Abandoned Baby Girl One…

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Rome Library Empowers Fr. Shanu to Protect the Elderly

By HLI Staff / September 18, 2021 / Comments Off on Rome Library Empowers Fr. Shanu to Protect the Elderly

This priest is using lessons from our Rome bioethics library to end the custom of elder killing in India. A grandfather walks into a police station in Kerala, India. He claims that his family is planning to kill him. It’s an Indian custom. Families sometimes murder their elderly when they are no longer useful. Often…

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HLI Missionary Turned Celina into a Powerful Pro-Life Voice on the Radio

By HLI Staff / September 14, 2021 /

This Catholic radio show in Mexico avoided human life issues until Celina met our missionary. At HLI we take our donors’ trust very seriously. Our goal is to make sure their gifts have the greatest possible impact. That’s why we bring the message of life to community leaders. They take the light of truth and…

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Pro-life Missionary in Uganda Helped Jane Escape Abortion

By HLI Staff / August 27, 2021 /

With help from Fr. Opio, this whole family learned that every life is a gift. Generous gifts from our supporters change the lives of people all the way across the world. One of them is Jane, a college student from Uganda. Jane Needed Help to Keep her Baby Jane and her boyfriend made a mistake.…

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This Romanian Abortionist Converted into a Pro-Life Leader!

By HLI Staff / August 21, 2021 /

With support from HLI, Alyona is helping her family and community respect life. Talking to Alyona now, it’s hard to imagine that she used to be an abortionist. Before she found HLI Ukraine, she spent 20 years ending pre-born lives. But when our missionaries taught her the value of every human life, she knew she…

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Two Lives and a Marriage Saved in Malawi!

By HLI Staff / August 19, 2021 /

More mothers threatened with forced abortion still need help. Mary came to HLI Malawi in urgent need of help. Her husband didn’t want any more children. He made Mary use contraceptives, and when those failed, he insisted on abortion. Mary said no. She thought she would rather die than kill her child. But her husband…

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Pro-life Conference Inspired Tarence to Become a Priest!

By HLI Staff / July 25, 2021 /

Pro-life Conference Inspired Tarence to Become a Priest! HLI Malaysia taught this young man the value of life. Now he wants to do the same for others. The Asia Pacific Conference was the turning point for Tarence’s vocation. His faith life had been on an upward spiral since HLI Malaysia started visiting his high school.…

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Unexpected Visitor to Bioethics Library Makes a Powerful Impact

By HLI Staff / July 24, 2021 / Comments Off on Unexpected Visitor to Bioethics Library Makes a Powerful Impact

Armed with information, this ambulance driver is bringing the Gospel of Life to his hospital coworkers. Michele was an unusual visitor to the HLI Bioethics Library in Rome. The library primarily serves priests, seminarians, religious, and future professors. Through it, they find the resources they need to defend human dignity in the academic sphere. Michele…

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Mayelin Welcomes New Life and Heals Old Wounds

By HLI Staff / July 15, 2021 /

Through HLI Dominican Republic, this mom found a way to keep her baby and change her life. “Even though I thought it was a cluster of cells, I knew something was wrong in my heart, inside me. I could not find the face of the baby, but I cried that day.” It was heartbreaking to…

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