Africa

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Tanzanian Government Crusades Against Contraceptives

President Magufuli is Pro-Life Since coming to office in 2015, Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli has given many pro-life proofs…and now is going the extra mile. Known largely for reducing spending and attacking corruption, since coming into power he was instrumental in making primary and secondary education free as a [...]

By |2019-11-06T22:39:00-05:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , |
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Contraception’s High Price: A Conversion Story

Emil Hagamu, HLI Regional Director for Anglophone Africa, teaching Tanzanian students. Children in Tanzania are mostly taught a values-free “comprehensive sex education” that has been part of school curriculum since 1992. This “education” has had a disastrous effect on the morality of the community. In 2013 I was [...]

By |2019-11-07T07:53:50-05:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: HLI News, Impact Stories|Tags: , , |
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Back from Africa – Zimbabwe’s Contraception at its Worst

"Large poor families have simply become small poor families." In all my mission trips I have never encountered such an entrenched contraceptive mindset as in Zimbabwe. The quotes below are a sampling from nursing students at one of the government accredited Catholic nursing schools. The government has for decades, through [...]

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The Annunciation, Inherent Human Dignity, and Mary’s Fiat

Day of the Unborn I am writing you today from Harare, Zimbabwe where I am on mission with Dr. Brian Clowes, Mr. Emil Hagamu and HLI’s local affiliate. Our mission has been very fruitful because of your prayers and support; however, because of poor catechesis, corruption, economic hardships and decades [...]

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Bioethics Master’s Student Visits HLI for Research

The Battle for Africa When I first began my Master’s program in Catholic bioethics, little did I know that my research would bring me all the way to Front Royal, Virginia. I am writing my Master’s thesis on the bioethical issue of ideological neo-colonialism in sub-Saharan Africa. Ideological neo-colonialism is a [...]

By |2019-11-07T08:35:36-05:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , , , , |

The Seduction of Evil

“Be on guard against the seduction of evil.” The cobra knocks on John’s door and asks, “John please let me in. It is cold and damp outside. I promise I will do no harm to you or your family.” But John vigorously rejects – at first – the pleas of [...]

Contraception and Challenges of False Compassion

Troubling rumors have been swirling around Rome for months now about an alleged papal commission tasked with undertaking an "historical review" of Saint Pope Paul VI's encyclical Humanae Vitae. Despite initial denials about the existence of the commission, it appears that a Vatican official has just confirmed that there is, [...]