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Perpetual Adoration Healing Romania

HLI Romanian Adoration Chapel Celebrates 11th Anniversary The pronounced spiritual benefits of perpetual adoration before the Blessed Sacrament are infinite. And Adoration is helping to heal Romania. Human Life International’s (HLI) Romanian Affiliate, led by Gerda Chisarau, hosts a perpetual adoration chapel which will celebrate its 11th anniversary this September [...]

By |2020-01-30T18:37:55-05:00September 13th, 2017|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , |
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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 [...]

By |2020-01-20T21:18:59-05:00September 2nd, 2017|Categories: News and Commentary, Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , |
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Swiss Medical Ethics Hit New Low

Marking a new low, revised Swiss in vitro fertilization (IVF) legislation takes effect today. Passed by public referendum in 2016, Switzerland is alleged to be the last country in Europe to allow so-called pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) of fertilized embryos prior to IVF implantation. Ironically, this was strictly forbidden by [...]

By |2019-11-16T16:22:41-05:00September 1st, 2017|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , |
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The Case of Charlie Gard

Charlie Gard case has grave consequences for the rights of parents and the family. We should be very concerned. The case of baby Charlie Gard has the gravest consequences for the rights of parents and the autonomy of the family. This assault against the family and life stretches beyond the [...]

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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 [...]

The Gospel of Life in Hungary and Romania

I recently had the privilege of organizing a pro-life mission trip in Eastern Europe with HLI president Father Shenan Boquet. We are always blessed when a priest proclaims the Gospel of Life, especially to seminarians. This particular mission found us visiting four days in Hungary and seven days in Romania, [...]

By |2019-11-14T21:06:07-05:00May 18th, 2017|Categories: Mission Reports, News and Commentary|Tags: , , |

What is the Abortion Situation in Europe?

Many American pro-lifers wonder what the long-term impacts of abortion will be on the United States.  We have been making significant progress against the Culture of Death over the past decade, but if our progress is reversed and abortion strengthens its hold on our society, what will happen to our [...]

By |2020-01-10T16:17:59-05:00April 15th, 2017|Categories: Abortion|Tags: , , , |
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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 [...]