“Human fatherhood gives us an anticipation of who God is. But when this fatherhood does not exist, when it is experienced only as a biological phenomenon, without its human and spiritual dimension, all statements about God the Father are empty. The crisis of fatherhood we are living today is an element, perhaps the most important,…

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Note: Father Boquet’s series in all parts may be accessed here. Pope Paul VI Re-Affirms Church Teaching on Inherent Dignity of Marriage   “False teachers, many belonging to an intellectual elite in the worlds of science, culture and the media, present an anti-gospel…When you ask them, “What must I do?” their only certainty is that there is…

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Philippines Rally against Divorce Bill

Human Life International (HLI) has reported more than once on Filipino House Bill 6027, its attack on marriage and evils of divorce. Ironically, sponsoring House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has termed the legislation a “dissolution of marriage” bill, but as the Catholic Church already has the annulment procedure for dissolution of marriage, it is in truth a…

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The last country in the world to completely outlaw divorce is the Philippines. Now, however, a new bill, House Bill 6027, is threatening the sanctity of marriage and family life by introducing divorce in a predominantly Catholic country (86%), seeking to permit divorce in the broad and undefined cases of “irreconcilable differences” or “severe and…

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Father Francesco Giordano, director of HLI’s Rome office, gave this talk at the Rome Life Forum 0n May 18th, 2017. Following is the abstract, or descriptive summary, of Fr. Giordano’s topic. “When we talk about rights today, we often think of individual rights because this is a concept that has seeped into our mentality since the Enlightenment,…

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The latest attacks on marriage are fashioned by those who attempt to redefine the authentic definition of marriage to include same-sex relationships based on gender theory. Threat #1: Wounded Human Nature The Book of Genesis reveals that problems between men and women stem from the fact that our human nature is wounded by original sin.…

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scrabble tiles divorce breaks up marriage and family

CEBU, Philippines — A campaign to say “no” to legalized divorce is underway in the Philippines as pro-family advocates find ways to educate Filipinos on the country’s proposed House Bill 1799. HLI Philippines country director Rene Bullecer, MD spearheaded the rally and subsequent three-kilometer march to draw attention to the harmful effects that are expected to…

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