HLI Celebrates 20 Years of Viennese Crisis Pregnancy Center

The Genesis of a Crisis Pregnancy Center…and HLI Austria Twenty years ago, on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception and one year after HLI Austria’s founding, Human Life International marked the founding of Vienna’s first crisis pregnancy center in Austria. The “Lebenszentrum Wien” (literally “Life Center Vienna”), was the first of many crisis pregnancy centers . . . Read more

November 25th Marks Seventh of Austrian Marches for Life

Fighting for Austrian Babies Jugend für das Leben (“Youth for Life”) is the force behind all 2017 Austrian Marches for Life.  This year six demonstrations have already taken place in the following Austrian cities: Graz, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Linz, Klagenfurt and Dornbirn. The last March for Life this year will be held today, Saturday November 25th in the . . . Read more

HLI Affiliate Lebenzentrum Salzburg Marks 15th Anniversary

  Life is Beautiful August 14th marks two important dates: the feast of martyr Maximilian Maria Kolbe, who freely gave his life in place of another at the Auschwitz Concentration Camp, as well as the 15th anniversary of Lebenszentrum Salzburg (LZ). “LZ” Salzburg is a crisis pregnancy center, founded in 2002 to help pregnant women . . . Read more

Worldwide Pilgrimage in the Jubilee Year, Fatima Centenary

On January 11, Pope Francis blessed six statues of the Immaculate Heart of Mary and conferred upon them the title of “International Centennial Pilgrim Image of Our Lady of Fatima.” Each of these pilgrim images have since been sent from the Eternal City to a continent, where their pilgrimage will be focused. The Alliance of . . . Read more

Austrian Pro-Life March Marks 40 Years of Cultural Devastation

VIENNA, Austria — More than 500 Austrian pro-lifers solemnly marched in opposition to the country’s 40-year-old abortion decriminalization laws on January 23, in remembrance of those lost to the ravages of abortion.  Though a change in the anti-life law does not seem to be imminent, many hope that increased activism will be the impetus to . . . Read more

Salzburg Bishop Warns That Abortion is an Attack on God

August 28, 2014 — Flanked by 120 law enforcement officers, 300 pro-life demonstrators marched the streets of Salzburg, Austria in peaceful solidarity. Several protesters were detained by police as the marchers carried white crosses, a symbol of the 1,000 human beings massacred every day through legalized abortion in Austria and Germany. Banners reading “1000 Ungeborene . . . Read more

The Feast of the Annunciation: An International Pro-Life Celebration

In the Sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the house of David, and the virgin’s name was Mary…then the angel said to her, Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. . . . Read more

Austria Police Arrest 34 After Attacks on HLI’s Pro-Life Demonstration

Last week on July 25, on the 45th anniversary of the publication of Pope Paul VI’s prophetic encyclical Humane Vitae, 34 radical protesters were arrested after trying to disrupt a peaceful pro-life demonstration in Salzburg, Austria which Human Life International helped organize. The “1,000 Crosses for Life” march has sparked violence and attacks on Human . . . Read more

“He is Living Because of You”: Urging the Choice of Life

Standing outside of an abortion clinic is not a pleasant experience. No matter how many friends or family members are there praying and helping to counsel women close by, the thought of innocent lives being ended in the building right behind you is inescapable. Sometimes it can seem like no one is even listening, and . . . Read more

Prenatal Test Brings Eugenics Back to Germany

A new controversial prenatal blood test for Down’s syndrome, developed by biotech company LifeCodexx, launched this month in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. It seems that we are in for another life protection scandal in Europe, and possibly for the return of mainstream eugenics to German-speaking Europe. The new PrenaTest is “targeted exclusively toward women . . . Read more