HLI Marches for Life…Around the World

From East to West, North to South Every year Human Life International (HLI) walks aside other pro-lifers in marches for Life around the world, Belgium in Europe to Soroti, Uganda. The worldwide march for life movement is growing. One of the most impressive ones recently was in Argentina, where HLI-Argentina President, Dr. Oscar Botta, participated. . . . Read more

St. John Paul II’s Prophesy for Ireland’s Future

“You will decide what Ireland will be.’” — St. Pope John Paul II In 1979, Pope John Paul II gazed out over a sea of some 300,000 youth at a Mass for the Youth in Galway, Ireland. “When I look at you,” he said, “I see the Ireland of the future. Tomorrow, you will be the . . . Read more

HLI Laments Irish Vote Repealing the 8th Amendment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 26, 2018 Irish Contact: Lisa O’Hare, HLI Ireland Media Liaison –  lisa@humanlife.ie USA Contact: Deborah M. Piroch, Director of Public Relations – dpiroch@hli.org (Front Royal, VA and Knock, Ireland) – Human Life International joins with pro-lifers in Ireland and all over the world in mourning the “yes” vote in yesterday’s referendum, which has overturned the Eighth Amendment, allowing legislation to legalize abortion, . . . Read more

Albania’s Modern Day Calvary of Abortion

Albanians Abort 18% of Live Births Albania has endured many Calvaries in its history, some of which challenged its very existence.  However, despite 500 years of occupation by the Ottoman Empire, it survived.  Despite occupation by foreign countries in the First and Second World Wars, it survived.  Despite fifty painful years of Communism, still it . . . Read more

Malta Furious with Council of Europe

Abortion Has No Business in Malta Abortion is illegal in Malta and the populace plans to keep it that way. In fact, before the country  joined the European Union (EU), it received assurances that the nation would not be pressured to legalize abortion. Now the Council of Europe is interjecting itself into Maltese affairs. Now . . . Read more

Courage, Fervor, and the Example of Poland

Spiritual Resurgence in Poland When one is convinced that his cause is just, he will fear nothing. –– Saint John Bosco I can’t think of a better way to start the New Year than with a positive story – one that shows what great things are possible when a nation embraces spiritual resurgence, rejecting the . . . Read more

Euthanasia Deaths Rising in the Netherlands…Again

Over 7,000 To Die of Euthanasia in 2018 Recently the left-wing Guardian newspaper alleged that Dutch euthanasia deaths are anticipated to rise 67 percent from just five years ago. The paper states the Levenseindekliniek, the only Dutch hospital specializing in euthanasia, expects to have to hire more than 100 new doctors to keep up with . . . Read more

Eliminating Down Syndrome? Or People with Down Syndrome?

Human persons are willed by God; they are imprinted with God’s image. Their dignity does not come from the work they do, but from the persons they are. – St. Pope John Paul II, Centesimus annus, ¶11 A recent report from CBS proclaims that Iceland is, as they put it, “on the verge of eliminating Down syndrome.” . . . Read more

Consecration is the Answer

These last few days in Rome have been both difficult and edifying. As leaders come together for the Rome Life Forum and today’s March for Life, there is both a certain sense of urgency and a shared sense of faith and trust in Our Lord. There is much to say here – far more than . . . Read more

Repeating the Errors of the Past

I want to first thank the whole HLI family for your prayers! I arrived in Gdansk, Poland last night after departing Bucharest. Before I get to some thoughts from this mission, I wanted to discuss something that is in the news —something that our friends here who survived Communism recognize and find alarming coming from . . . Read more