Father Jonathan Opio

  • Father Opio, country director for HLI Uganda

Unstoppable Ugandan Father Jonathan Opio

HLI Ugandan Mission Hits the Road It is said of postal workers: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” But they have nothing on HLI Affiliate Director for this Ugandan mission, Father Jonathan Opio. With HLI since [...]

By |2019-11-15T08:40:02-05:00November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Mission Reports, News and Commentary|Tags: , , |
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Mission Report June 2017

Dear Pro-Life Friend in Christ, In this month’s issue of Mission Report, we have two reports from Africa, each discussing the battle with promoters of the Culture of Death and how to counter these destructive forces. First, we hear from George Wirnkar, HLI Regional Director of French-Speaking Africa. George reports [...]

By |2019-11-14T21:02:40-05:00June 21st, 2017|Categories: Mission Reports, News and Commentary|Tags: , , |
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Two Wins in Uganda!

We have been sent. For us, being at the service of life is not a boast but rather a duty, born of our awareness of being "God's own people, that we may declare the wonderful deeds of him who called us out of darkness into his marvelous light" (cf. 1 [...]

Coerced Abortion is a Reality

“D” is a young woman living in Uganda. When D became pregnant, she sought help from her parents and the father of her child. Sadly, the three were not supportive, and coerced her into scheduling an abortion. Steven, a coordinator for HLI Uganda, found out about D and her scheduled [...]

By |2020-01-18T21:47:23-05:00July 29th, 2016|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , , , |
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African Babies Under Attack

Unborn African babies in Uganda have been protected from abortion for a long time by strict pro-life laws. In spite of this, Uganda is filled with anti-life groups, including Marie Stopes International, the Gates Foundation, Family Health International, and many more. These groups are working hard to instate a new abortion [...]

By |2019-11-21T22:14:40-05:00June 10th, 2016|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , , , |
  • Father Opio of HLI Uganda trains pro-life coordinators.

Ugandan Priest Dispels Propaganda in Training Pro-Life Advocates

Father Opio of HLI Uganda trains pro-life coordinators. “Recognize the propaganda!” This is the message directed to Ugandan pro-life coordinators by Father Jonathan Opio, country director for HLI Uganda. Every spring, Fr. Opio provides intense pro-life advocacy seminars to students who will spread the Gospel message as a [...]

By |2019-11-22T09:15:17-05:00May 13th, 2015|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , |
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Over 8,000 Rally Against Anti-Life Propaganda in Uganda

AMURIA, Uganda -- Like the rest of Africa, Uganda has been besieged by outside forces relentlessly pressuring governments to embrace anti-life and anti-family policies. The angle is always the same: improving “reproductive health,” including abortion and contraception, will liberate women and encourage growth and prosperity in the developing world. To fight [...]