VIDEO: Fr. Francesco Giordano: From Divorce to Transhumanism

Father Francesco Giordano, director of HLI’s Rome office, gave this talk at the Rome Life Forum 0n May 18th, 2017. Following is the abstract, or descriptive summary, of Fr. Giordano’s topic. “When we talk about rights today, we often think of individual rights because this is a concept that has seeped into our mentality since the Enlightenment, . . . Read more

The Gospel of Life in Hungary and Romania

I recently had the privilege of organizing a pro-life mission trip in Eastern Europe with HLI president Father Shenan Boquet. We are always blessed when a priest proclaims the Gospel of Life, especially to seminarians. This particular mission found us visiting four days in Hungary and seven days in Romania, before he continued on to . . . Read more

Defending the Right to Life at OAS Commission

In 1948, the Organization of American States (OAS) approved the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man, which is substantially based on natural law and fundamental human rights. In Article 1 of the document, for example, we find: “Every human being has the right to life, liberty and the security of his person.” . . . Read more

HLI Statement at OAS on Fundamental Right to Life

    HUMAN LIFE INTERNATIONAL STATEMENT* BEFORE THE INTER-AMERICAN COMMISSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES NORTH AMERICA REGIONAL CONSULTATION HEARINGS WITH CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017   Good morning. My name is Stephen Phelan. I am the director of Missions Communications for Human Life International (HLI). On behalf of . . . Read more

March for Life 2017: Get in the Game

An exhaustive report published Wednesday by Global Life Campaign demonstrates that during the last century in 100 countries, over 1 billion babies were murdered through the crime of abortion. It is truly impossible to fathom: one eighth of the world’s population is missing. Yet for those supportive of population control this is welcome news. Regardless . . . Read more

One Billion Babies Missing in 100 Years: HLI Expert Helps Launch Game-Changing International Abortion Report

FRONT ROYAL, Virginia – January 24, 2017 – Human Life International’s Dr. Brian Clowes will join several other experts on a distinguished panel to officially release the “Abortion Worldwide Report: 100 Countries, 1 Century, 1 Billion Babies.” The event, hosted by Family Research Council and Global Life Campaign, will be held tomorrow, January 25th at . . . Read more

HLI Statement on the US Elections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: November 9, 2011 CONTACT: Stephen Phelan 540-622-5270 – SPhelan@hli.org – www.hli.org   Statement from HLI President Father Shenan J. Boquet on the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States: “It appears that Donald Trump has won the presidency of the United States. While we welcome this news, we are also . . . Read more

Planned Parenthood’s 100th: Cause for Celebration or Sorrow?

This Sunday, the glitterati will celebrate the one hundredth anniversary of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.  Senate Democrats have introduced a resolution honoring PPFA.  One hundred Hollywood stars have signed a congratulatory letter to the organization.  Hillary Clinton herself has spoken repeatedly about how much she adores the abortion business’s founder, eugenicist Margaret Sanger. . . . Read more