St. Gerard Majella Meets Savita Halappanavar

Remembering Savita Halapannavar The Catholic Church commemorates the dead throughout the month of November. As the prayer reads, “Grant them eternal rest, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. ” It is an apt time to recall the sad passing of those who have gone before, including 31-year-old Savita Halappanavar. A week ago . . . Read more

Evangelizing to the New Faces of Mozambique

No Abortion Since Colonial Times…until 2014 Word reached HLI in July, 2007 that the parliament of Mozambique had very quietly introduced an abortion bill. Before becoming law, the bill still required a presidential signature to legalize death to the unborn. Though abortion had been illegal since colonial times, pro-abortionists called for unlimited abortion through 12 . . . Read more

Baby of 17-year-old “Jane Doe” Died Today

“Jane Doe” Aborts Many of you have been following the case of the undocumented teen in Texas, a minor, “Jane Doe”. The Administration fought valiantly for the right to life for her baby, for she was 15 weeks pregnant. Today Jane Doe aborted her baby with the help of the pro-abortion American Civil Liberties Union . . . Read more

U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement Pro-Life

No Abortion for Pregnant Undocumented Immigrant Minors One can certainly question whether a refugee has a right to taxpayer funded abortion; President Trump’s pro-life administration has affirmed “No!” The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) requires taxpayer-funded shelters for immigrants to only “offer life-affirming support to women and girls who are pregnant.” According to LifeNews, Trump . . . Read more

Battling Abortion in Bolivia

Covert Attempt to Legalize Abortion Abortion has long been illegal in Bolivia except in cases of rape, incest and the mother’s “health.” But on the United Nation’s so-called International “Safe” Abortion Day, September 28, 2017,  the Chamber of Deputies covertly decriminalized abortion.  The bill alters Bolivia’s Penal Code, with Key Article 153 changed to favor abortion. . . . Read more

HLI Applauds Passing of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

House Resolution 36 Passes the House of Representatives Human Life International (HLI) celebrates the action taken by the House in passing H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, late yesterday. President of HLI, Fr. Shenan J. Boquet, commented: “HLI affirms the protection of every life from the moment of conception. We applaud the House . . . Read more

No, Iceland isn’t eliminating Down syndrome: they’re eliminating people with Down’s: The ‘new eugenics’

Human persons are willed by God; they are imprinted with God’s image. Their dignity does not come from the work they do, but from the persons they are. – St. Pope John Paul II, Centesimus annus, ¶11 A recent report from CBS proclaims that Iceland is, as they put it, “on the verge of eliminating Down syndrome.” . . . Read more

Chilean High Court Chooses Abortion

Human Life International regrets the legalization of abortion in Chile. In the decision 6-4, the High Court had to adjudicate the law passed by pro-abortionists, because the Chilean Constitution guaranteed the life of the Unborn. Now abortions may be done on young girls as young as 14, due to the measure sponsored by Chilean President . . . Read more

Chile’s Constitutional Court Holds Key to Fate of the Unborn

The Chilean constitution protects the life of the Unborn in all circumstances, but on August 3rd, the government of Chilean President, Michele Bachelet, just managed to pass legislation allowing abortion. The ruling, if it stands, will permit abortion in cases of rape, health risk to the mother or fatal defect in the baby. Bishop H. . . . Read more

Mainstream media prints ‘fake news’ about HLI and the pro-life battle in El Salvador

‘Fake news.’ The term is everywhere these days. Sometimes it is abused, slapped on as a label for any news report with which a person happens to disagree, or that may even be mildly biased in one direction. Sadly, however, there are far too many cases where the glove fits. And one of those cases . . . Read more