Living a Culture of Life Podcast

The “Demographic Winter” Overtaking the World

August 11, 2022

In recent public comments, Pope Francis lamented the “demographic winter” we are experiencing with record-low birth rates in many countries, instead encouraging “generational sustainability” by courageous giving of life. Father Shenan Boquet explains the significance of the Pope’s promotion of…

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How You Can Respond to False Teaching in the Church

August 4, 2022

Recent years in the Church have seen laity, priests, and even high-ranking prelates more and more open to voicing heretical opinions at odds with Church teaching. Father Shenan Boquet offers the long-suffering faithful guidance on how to evade such errors…

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What is the Culture of Life?

July 28, 2022

Modern society is based on a set of assumptions about the human person that are incompatible with Christianity; utilitarian output is valued in a world where every individual fends for himself. Father Shenan Boquet explodes the false suppositions of the…

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What to Say to a Woman Seeking Abortion

July 21, 2022

In this episode of the Living a Culture of Life podcast, Adriana Thurdekoos, based in HLI’s Miami office, discusses her experience counseling women away from abortion. She explains her strategies and approach so that you can learn from her expertise.…

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How Dobbs Affects the Pro-Life Movement Worldwide

July 14, 2022

The overturning of Roe v. Wade in the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision is already having a tremendous impact in the United States—and around the world. From HLI’s vantage point as an international pro-life network, Father Shenan Boquet explains the extraordinary…

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Celebration and Expectations after the Dobbs Decision

July 7, 2022

With the official release of the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson’s Women’s Health, Roe v. Wade has finally been overturned. Father Shenan Boquet helps us to celebrate this victory, as well as to prepare for the further work…

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Pro-Abortion Agitation Leading Up to the Dobbs Decision

June 30, 2022

In the weeks leading up to the release of the Supreme Court’s decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, various pro-abortion groups have been using inflammatory rhetoric, making threats, and in some cases committing vandalism, arson, and other violations of…

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The Root of Random Violence in Our Culture

June 23, 2022

Recent violent shootings in Texas, New York, and elsewhere have once again left Americans reeling and perplexed about the horrifying episodes they have witnessed. Father Shenan Boquet sensitively and incisively cuts through to the heart of the matter, discussing how…

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Children and the Meaningful Life

June 16, 2022

Ever-decreasing birthrates around the world, and especially in Western and developed countries, match up with depressing poll results on couples’ desires and intentions to have children. Father Shenan Boquet discusses what is ailing our culture, why fewer and fewer people…

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Catholic Politicians, Scandal, and Communion: When Bishops Have No Further Recourse

June 9, 2022

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco recently announced that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is not to be given Holy Communion until she publicly recants her positions that oppose Church teaching, specifically regarding abortion. Father Shenan Boquet discusses what…

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