Two Wins in Uganda!

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / August 24, 2016 /
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We have been sent. For us, being at the service of life is not a boast but rather a duty, born of our awareness of being “God’s own people, that we may declare the wonderful deeds of him who called us out of darkness into his marvelous light” (cf. 1 Pet 2:9). On our journey…

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Educate a Seminarian and You Educate an Entire Region

By HLI Staff / August 4, 2016 /
Pro-life training of seminarians

There is an African proverb that goes, “Educate a boy and you educate a person; educate a girl and you educate a village.” The proverb could go further: “Educate a seminarian and you educate an entire region.” Human Life International takes great care in training pro-life seminarians, because we know that one dedicated priest can influence hundreds of…

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Imagine the Possibilities in Africa

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / July 30, 2016 /
Some of the priests and seminarians who participated in our pro-life training conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

At the 2016 Catholic Episcopal Conferences of Africa, bishops emphasized the irreplaceable role of marriage—one man and woman in an exclusive, indissoluble, and fruitful union—and the family. They not only reaffirmed Church teaching on marriage and family, they also stressed that the Church and society must defend these sacred institutions from the ideologies that undermine…

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Coerced Abortion is a Reality

By HLI Staff / July 29, 2016 /
Coerced abortion is a reality

“D” is a young woman living in Uganda. When D became pregnant, she sought help from her parents and the father of her child. Sadly, the three were not supportive, and coerced her into scheduling an abortion. Steven, a coordinator for HLI Uganda, found out about D and her scheduled abortion and intervened. He met…

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A Cardinal’s Message of Hope and Truth

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / July 16, 2016 /
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Released late in 2015, Robert Cardinal Sarah’s book God or Nothing relates the story of his upbringing in very humble circumstances, his education and formation, and his tenure in a very dangerous part of Africa at a precarious time. It is good for the Church and the world that his very timely book is starting…

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Eliminating the Poor is not a Solution to Poverty

By HLI Staff / July 7, 2016 /
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Population control groups are taking advantage of a leadership transition period in Tanzania, and are intensifying their activities in the country. Their mission is a frightening one: reducing the number of poor people in order to reduce poverty. This outrageous and backwards strategy is awkwardly promoted under the false name of women’s empowerment and choice,…

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African Babies Under Attack

By HLI Staff / June 10, 2016 /
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Unborn African babies in Uganda have been protected from abortion for a long time by strict pro-life laws. In spite of this, Uganda is filled with anti-life groups, including Marie Stopes International, the Gates Foundation, Family Health International, and many more. These groups are working hard to instate a new abortion policy, a policy that would,…

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Review: Christ’s New Homeland–Africa

By Msgr. Ignacio Barreiro / October 5, 2015 /
Terrestrial Globe Planet Global Globe Earth

This important contribution for the good of the universal Church is a demonstration of the concerns of African bishops regarding many controversial matters that are going to be considered in the Synod on the Family. It is presented by Francis Cardinal Arinze, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship. He underlines how marriage comes…

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Anti-Life Initiatives Revealed in Ugandan Government and Hospitals

By Fr. Jonathan Opio / July 15, 2015 /
Father Opio, country director for HLI Uganda

My recent mission to Gulu in Northern Uganda uncovered the shocking reality of the global anti-life agenda invading the Ugandan culture. Sadly, Uganda is under attack by pro-abortion organizations lobbying the government to open doors for legalized abortion — including Uganda’s Ministry of Health, which has been especially targeted. These abortion groups are now lobbying…

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Seminarian Experiences Transformation After Pro-Life Training

By George Gitonga Wamuyu / June 16, 2015 /
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As a student in my third year at Christ the King Major Seminary in the Archdiocese of Nyeri, I am grateful for the training and inspiration I have received from Human Life International Kenya. When I complete my formation in 2020, God willing, I plan on making the defense of life and family a key…

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