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

Salzburg Bishop Warns Abortion is an Attack on God; Police Hold Back Disruptive Anti-Life Protestors

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

Pro-Life March in Austria Commemorates Feast of the Assumption

Last week, HLI Director of International Coordination Joseph Meaney traveled to Salzburg, Austria where he and Joannes Bucher, HLI Regional Director for Europe, participated in a pro-life march held on August 15 to commemorate the Feast of the Assumption. The march was held at the Basilica of Maria Plain, a beautiful Marian Shrine just outside . . . 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

[VIDEO] “He is Living Because of You”: Changing Hearts to Choose 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

International Pro-Life Leaders Gather for World Prayer Congress for Life in Vienna

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 4, 2012 – CONTACT: Stephen Phelan 540-622-5270 – sphelan@hli.org – www.hli.org VIENNA, Austria – The Human Life International (HLI)-sponsored World Prayer Congress for Life opens today in Vienna, Austria, featuring educational and inspirational talks by renowned speakers who have a heartfelt desire to promote the protection and dignity of human life . . . Read more

International Pro-Life Leaders Gather for World Prayer Congress for Life in Vienna

The Human Life International (HLI)-sponsored World Prayer Congress for Life opens today in Vienna, Austria, featuring educational and inspirational talks by renowned speakers who have a heartfelt desire to promote the protection and dignity of human life around the world. In addition to discussing ways to take action to defend life, the Congress features a . . . Read more

New Prenatal Test Will Bring Eugenics Back to Germany

A new controversial prenatal blood test for Down syndrome, developed by biotech company LifeCodexx, launched this month in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Lichtenstein. 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

Austrian Health Minister’s Abortion Proposal is Social Suicide

Austrian Health Minister Alois Stöger recently announced plans to expand abortion services in Austria, saying that state-funded hospitals across the country should provide abortions to women. Pro-lifers should vehemently condemn the Health Minister’s proposal which will only further the demographic crisis in Austria. Stöger complained that there are no public hospitals that perform abortions in . . . Read more