A Catholic’s Role and Duty in the U.S. Mid-Term and All Elections

 “The people are called on to take an always larger part in the public life of the nation. This participation brings with it grave responsibilities. Hence the necessity for the faithful to have clear, solid, precise knowledge of their duties in the moral and religious domain with respect to their exercise of their civil rights, . . . Read more

Irreparable Damage to Pro-Life & Family Causes Calls for Sanctification

By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them “The tree is made manifest by its fruit; so those that profess themselves to be Christians shall be recognized by their conduct.”  —Ignatius of Antioch, Epistle to the Ephesians 14 There are so many reasons to weep over the new revelations of sex abuse and other grave moral . . . Read more

There are Setbacks, but the Church Continues… Be Not Afraid

Mission to Mongolia “Go into all the world and preach the Gospel to every creature.” — Mark 16:15 “Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit (Matthew 28:18) …. These words of the Divine Master are exemplified in . . . Read more

HLI Calling for Transparency, Reformation, Renewal

For Immediate Release August 29, 2018 Contact: Deborah Piroch, HLI Director of PR Email: dpiroch@hli.org (Front Royal, VA) – Human Life International joins Catholics and people of good will all over the world in expressing sadness and great disappointment in the scandalous revelations involving some Church authorities. Some engaged in ongoing and unrepentant sexual abuses, often against subordinates. . . . 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

The Heart of the Matter? Human Dignity

In Evangelium Vitae, Pope St. John Paul II identified a sinister paradox in contemporary culture. “Precisely in an age when the inviolable rights of the person are solemnly proclaimed and the value of life is publicly affirmed,” he lamented, “the very right to life is being denied or trampled upon, especially at the more significant . . . Read more

Pope St. John Paul II’s Dream

In 1996 Pope St. John Paul II, speaking to a group of teachers of Natural Family Planning (NFP), boldly declared: “The moment has come for every parish and every structure of consultation and assistance to the family and to the defense of life to have personnel available who can teach married couples how to use . . . Read more

The Family – “St. Joseph’s Workshop”

“The family, the great workshop of love, is the first school, indeed, a lasting school where people are not taught to love with barren ideas, but with the incisive power of experience.” —February 13th Angelus Prayer, Vatican City, 1994 One of the many things I continue to admire in the life of Saint John Paul . . . Read more

Catholic Charities Need Not Apply

The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that once again, Catholic social services providing foster care children in the “City of Brotherly Love” have been rejected by the city as a provider, because the Catholic Faith disallows placement of children with same-sex couples. This although the Church is the largest provider of social services in the region! . . . Read more