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 [...]

By |2019-11-12T21:44:08-05:00February 29th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

Stand in Solidarity With the Elderly

Pontifical Academy calls us to stand in solidarity with the elderly and provide a Culture of Compassion. ( — The Pontifical Academy for Life held its annual assembly in March on the theme of end of life assistance to the elderly. While there are numerous Vatican documents and papal [...]

By |2019-06-21T18:02:52-04:00April 14th, 2015|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , , |

Silencing the Voices of the Faithful in Health Care

Religious liberty provides for the free exercise of one’s faith in every aspect of life. This freedom is far more extensive than merely having the freedom to attend the worship service of choice.  Truly living one’s faith means that family life, professional life, leisure activities, as well as spiritual practices [...]