Our Lady of Guadalupe: Model for Life

In this recording, Patricia Bainbridge, chairman of HLI’s Board of Directors, tells a true story of faith – the apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe. At a time when human sacrifice was rampant in Mexico because of the influence of the pagan Aztec Indians, Our Lady of Guadalupe appeared to Juan Diego in Mexico City . . . Read more

10 Abortion Myths

In this audio talk, updated March 2013, HLI Director of Education and Research Dr. Brian Clowes provides an overview of the 10 most common abortion myths that are repeated by the media, and explains how to refute each and every one. These are the same arguments that come up over and over again in everyday . . . Read more

Abortion: Legacy of Contraception

In this talk, Father Paul Marx, O.S.B., founder of Human Life International, describes the destruction caused by the use of contraception. He explains that abortion and contraception are psychologically and metaphysically connected to each other. Because they are so strongly linked, Fr. Marks believes that priests and bishops that speak out against contraception do more . . . Read more

The World Sex Mess Confirms Catholic Teaching

In this 1998 audio recording by Father Paul Marx, O.S.B., founder of Human Life International, you learn how the crisis of declining populations of so many countries is directly linked to the world’s rejection of traditional Catholic teachings on abortion and birth control. Here are a few facts Fr. Marx explains: Of the 45 countries . . . Read more

Condoms: Little-Known Scientific Facts

1. Condoms fail for regular users: The condom is the most commonly used barrier method of contraception in the world. Yet according to mainstream scientific sources, its efficacy has been grossly overstated by its promoters. After the use of just 10 condoms, the probability of at least one failure is 52%, according to the authoritative Contraceptive . . . Read more

Exceptions: Is Abortion Ever Permissible?

1. Hard cases make bad law: An old legal saying goes “Hard cases make bad law,” because a good lawyer can justify the overturning of any principle when circumstances are difficult enough.  Pro-abortion groups have used the “hard cases” to negate the American tradition of valuing individual life, and have succeeded in imposing abortion on demand on . . . Read more

Why Women Abort

1. Very few abortions are due to health reasons, rape, incest, or abnormalities: Many people think that women obtain most abortions to save their lives or physical health, for rape and incest, or to avoid birth defects. This is a fallacy that pro-abortion groups continue to cultivate because it helps them spread abortion in nations with pro-life laws and helps . . . Read more

Pro-Abortion Violence: Setting the Record Straight

1. The Media Narrative for “Pro-Life” Violence is Seriously Distorted. Pro-abortionists and the media talk a lot about “anti-choice violence” and an alleged “organized campaign of terror and intimidation against reproductive health centers.” Such charges were again being thrown about in the wake of the cowardly murder of abortionist George Tiller in late May 2009. While . . . Read more

Planned Parenthood Targets U.S. Hispanics

1. Hispanics: The Fastest Growing Minority in the U.S. “The Hispanic population in the U.S. is estimated at 52.0 million, or about 17% of the total population.1 Hispanics are the fastest growing minority in the country: Their projected population for 2050 is 127 million, at which point they will constitute 29% of the nation’s population.”2 . . . Read more

Negative Effects of the Pill

1. Hormonal contraceptives have severe side effects: Though noted media and feminist groups typically present hormonal contraceptives as a boon for women, they overlook the serious side effects reported in mainstream scientific literature. Regularly taking powerful steroids, which are what hormonal contraceptives from the Pill to injectable Depo-Provera are, has tremendous impacts on the human body. It should . . . Read more