Since When is Euthanasia “Healthcare?”

Anti-euthanasia activists have been pointing out for years that wherever euthanasia is legalized, it is not long before the “strict safeguards” touted by pro-death politicians and activists as protection to ensure euthanasia is only used in extreme cases begin tumbling down or being wantonly ignored. Such is the logic of the Culture of Death. Once . . . Read more

Catholic Education is Indispensable in Transforming the Culture

Culture of Death or Culture of Life? “In order that the Catholic school and the Catholic teachers may truly make their irreplaceable contribution to the Church and to the world, the goal of Catholic education itself must be crystal clear. Beloved sons and daughters of the Catholic Church, brothers and sisters in the faith: Catholic . . . Read more

Ontario Psychology Professor Hits Last Nerve of Gender Police

“Idea of a University” Runs Amok St. Thomas Aquinas wrote his Summa Contra Gentiles principally for the Mohammedans (Muslims).  As they did not accept the authority of either the Old or New Testaments he wrote, “We must, therefore, have recourse to the natural reason, to which all men are forced to give their assent.” But Jacques . . . Read more

Parental Rights – Fighting the Sexual Revolutionaries

Parents, Guardians of Their Family “Since parents have given children their life, they are bound by the most serious obligation to educate their offspring and therefore must be recognized as the primary and principal educators. This [parental rights] role in education is so important that only with difficulty can it be supplied where it is . . . Read more

Cardinal Collins Debunks Trudeau’s Justification of Abortion

Church Speaks Out In a Vatican news story published this week, Archbishop of Toronto Cardinal Thomas Collins has come out swinging in defense of the Church. He termed the December ruling by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party, which requires employers to sign an “attestation” to support abortion and other controversial “rights” before qualifying . . . Read more

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, in fact, such a commission . . . Read more

In the Name of Tolerance the Canadian Government Promotes Discrimination against Pro-Lifers

The assault just keeps coming for our pro-life brothers and sisters in Canada, which should cause each of us pause and great concern. A few days ago, the Canadian Liberal Government – possibly the most pro-abortion government in Canadian history – unveiled a disturbingly discriminatory policy banning government funding for summer student jobs for any . . . Read more

Courage to Speak Truth in Turbulent Times

I write to you from Bangkok, Thailand and the 21st International Asian Pacific Congress on Faith, Life and Family (ASPAC) co-sponsored by HLI and the Episcopal Commission for Social Ministries (Caritas Thailand) of the Bishops Conference of Thailand. Over 300 delegates representing twenty-two countries participated in the three-day congress. The truth about life, marriage and . . . Read more

Parental Rights Under Attack

Since they have conferred life on their children, parents have the original, primary and inalienable right to educate them; hence they must be acknowledged as the first and foremost educators of their children… Parents have the right to educate their children in conformity with their moral and religious convictions… Parents have the right to freely . . . Read more

HLI Statement on Archbishop’s Warning to Catholics about Suicide

Statement from HLI president Father Shenan J. Boquet regarding Ottawa Archbishop Terrence Prendergrast’s warning to Catholics in his archdiocese that they will be barred from receiving the last rites of the Church if they seek to end their lives by euthanasia or assisted suicide under their country’s new law. “We are grateful to see the logic . . . Read more