The Ultimate Gift: HLI and the Birth of “Happiness”

By HLI Staff / August 28, 2017 /
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Tanzanian teen Neema Kavishe (19), a resident of Arusha, was devastated when she found she was pregnant and the father abdicated all parental responsibility. She had been desperately in need of school funds to continue her secondary education, but her poor parents were not able to help. Then in June, 2016, Neema was approached by…

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What is the Abortion Situation in Africa?

By Brian Clowes, PhD / April 14, 2017 /

The most effective way to compel the people of a country to serve another nation is to colonize their minds instead of their land and force them to adopt their conqueror’s values.  This produces nations led by compliant and easily corruptible people who will allow the usurpers to pillage their country’s natural resources with impunity.…

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Contraceptive Brief: Condoms

By Brian Clowes, PhD / April 8, 2017 /
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We are all familiar with the liberal rule of thumb “Never waste a crisis.”  The AIDS epidemic in Africa and the prevalence of teen pregnancy in the United States have given the “family planners” ideal excuses to spread the condom far and wide, not only in the United States but all over the world. Of…

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When the Church Ignores Dissent…

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / February 18, 2017 /
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I appeal to you, brethren, to take note of those who create dissensions and difficulties, in opposition to the doctrine which you have been taught; avoid them. For such persons do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites, and by fair and flattering words they deceive the hearts of the simple minded. (Romans…

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On World AIDS Day: Condoms the Problem, Not the Solution

By HLI Staff / December 1, 2016 /
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Father Shenan J. Boquet, president of Human Life International (HLI), released the following statement today to mark the occasion of World AIDS Day 2016: “Despite enormous medical advancements over the past decades to combat HIV/AIDS, many of our brothers and sisters around the world continue to suffer, and the spread of the deadly virus remains…

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Targeting Adolescents as “Progress”

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / November 19, 2016 /
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“For us to make real progress as a country, our interventions must target this group.” ~ Ummy Mwalimu, Minister for Health, Community Development, Elderly and Children, speaking of the need to target adolescent girls with contraceptives, at the opening of the Family Planning 2020 “Progress Report” conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, earlier this month.…

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HLI’s Position on Reports of CRS and Contraceptives in the DRC

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / October 22, 2016 /
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Openness to life is at the center of true development. When a society moves towards the denial or suppression of life, it ends up no longer finding the necessary motivation and energy to strive for man’s true good. If personal and social sensitivity towards the acceptance of a new life is lost, then other forms…

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HLI Statement on the Lepanto Institute’s Latest CRS Report

By Stephen Phelan / October 17, 2016 /
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FRONT ROYAL, Virginia — October 17, 2016. Media contact: Stephen Phelan | sphelan@hli.org A report published today by the Lepanto Institute shows “that in a federally-funded program conducted between 2006 and 2010, CatholicRelief Services received and facilitated the delivery of 2.25 million units of contraception in the Democratic Republic of Congo. … The documents further…

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President of Tanzania Expresses Openness to Life

By HLI Staff / September 19, 2016 /
President of Tanzania expresses openness to life

“Not too early, not too late; not too many and not too close.” This is the guideline that population control groups give to many women starting their families in Tanzania. The new president, however, has signaled that his administration will push instead for policies that demonstrate openness to life. According to some reports, he has…

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Your Mass Stipends are Saving Lives

By HLI Staff / September 1, 2016 /
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If you would like a Mass said for your special intentions which would also save unborn lives around the world, please consider sending your Mass stipends to Human Life International. We are welcoming Mass stipends for the priests in our mission field. These stipends help support our priests as they travel, present, and counsel on…

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