An Integral Defense of Life

By Msgr. Ignacio Barreiro / May 29, 2012 /

The following comments were adapted from a speech given on May 12, 2012 as part of Italy’s March for Life weekend celebration. In the defense of life, it is absolutely essential that we are committed to the abolition of all laws and judicial decisions that would permit even a single abortion. But we have to…

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Calling Bigotry by its Name

By Fr. Peter West / March 16, 2012 /
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(The following is written in response to the advertisement placed in the New York Times on March 9, entitled “It’s Time to Quit the Catholic Church,” by Annie Laurie Gaylor. This morning we learned that the Times rejected an almost identical ad entitled “It’s Time to Quit Islam.” This cowardly hypocrisy on the part of…

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A Meaningless “Catholic Identity” in Belgian Healthcare

By Dr. Joseph Meaney / March 5, 2012 /
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America’s proponents of socialized health care often point to Europe as having the ideal system – one in which Church institutions and governments have been able to collaborate in providing high-quality, universal health care. But a look behind the curtain of apparent harmony tells a much different story: the great collaboration often tends to be…

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Abortion Lobby Uses HHS Mandate to Dictate Religious “Beliefs”

By Adam Cassandra / January 30, 2012 /
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For those who live their lives under a cloud of moral relativism, right and wrong are often decided based on what makes them feel good or what is popular, not by an unbending set of principles. To such people, long held moral teachings can be confusing, and are often seen as artifacts of a bygone…

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HLI: “Absolutely No Justification for Abortion in Catholic Teaching”

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / November 17, 2011 /
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HLI president responds to pro-abortion statements of Columbian priest. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: November 17, 2011 CONTACT: Stephen Phelan 540-622-5270 – – FRONT ROYAL, Virginia — Father Shenan J. Boquet, president of Human Life International, issued the following statement in response to news reports of the anti-life statements and misrepresentation of Blessed John…

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“No Justification for Abortion in Catholic Teaching”

By HLI Staff / November 17, 2011 /
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Dozens of young people in Columbia organized a protest outside of the Pontifical Xavierian University in Bogota on Saturday in reaction to the anti-life statements of a Catholic priest who teaches at the university. Father Carlos Novoa, S.J. has recently given several statements to the media falsely repeating that abortion is permissible under certain conditions.…

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