HIV/AIDS

Contraception and Challenges of False Compassion

Troubling rumors have been swirling around Rome for months now about an alleged papal commission tasked with undertaking an "historical review" of Saint Pope Paul VI's encyclical Humanae Vitae. Despite initial denials about the existence of the commission, it appears that a Vatican official has just confirmed that there is, [...]

Defending the Truth about Marriage and Family

Ever since St. John Paul II created the World Meeting of Families in 1994, the tri-annual event has served as a powerful celebration of the Catholic Church’s teachings on the nature and value of the family. That’s why I was so distressed to hear about the confusing information included in [...]

Should Serodiscordant Couples be Permitted to Use Condoms?

There are times when priests, ministers and pro-life activists encounter what might be called the “ultimate hard case” involving condoms.  This is the situation where a husband and wife are serodiscordant; one is HIV positive and the other is not.  The question inevitably arises as to whether or not they [...]

Contraceptive Brief: Condoms

We are all familiar with the liberal rule of thumb “Never waste a crisis.”  The AIDS epidemic in Africa and the prevalence of teen pregnancy in the United States have given the “family planners” ideal excuses to spread the condom far and wide, not only in the United States but [...]

By |2019-10-03T10:23:29-04:00April 8th, 2017|Categories: Contraception|Tags: , , , , , |

On World AIDS Day: Condoms the Problem, Not the Solution

Father Shenan J. Boquet, president of Human Life International (HLI), released the following statement today to mark the occasion of World AIDS Day 2016: “Despite enormous medical advancements over the past decades to combat HIV/AIDS, many of our brothers and sisters around the world continue to suffer, and the spread [...]

By |2019-10-18T08:09:07-04:00December 1st, 2016|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , , , , |

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 |2019-07-08T21:30:30-04:00June 10th, 2016|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , , , , , |

The Attack on Africa Continues

I wonder how many have heard about the strange “condom controversy” underway in Kenya. It began when Doctor Nelson Muiru of the National AIDS Control Council made a strange series of claims. He admits that his organization is in possession of a banner that was stolen from Human Life International’s [...]

By |2019-04-26T16:06:18-04:00December 30th, 2015|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , , , , |

Anti-Life Global Agenda Threatens Namibian Families

HLI's Emil Hagamu conducts pro-life training recently in Namibia. Traveling the 450 miles north from Namibia’s capital Windhoek to Rundu, one notices a country with vast blocks of land uninhabited. Indeed, Namibia is among the nations with the lowest population density, with only 6.7 persons per square mile. [...]

By |2019-06-24T16:03:41-04:00June 2nd, 2015|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , , |

Condoms: Little-Known Scientific Facts

1. Condom failure rate is high. The condom is the most commonly-used barrier method of contraception in the world. But how effective are condoms? According to mainstream scientific sources, their efficacy has been grossly overstated by its promoters. After the use of just 10, the probability of at least one [...]

By |2019-09-13T19:47:39-04:00July 23rd, 2013|Categories: Contraception|Tags: , , , , , |