Depo-Provera: Injectable Abortion

1. What is Depo-Provera? The Depo-Provera injection is a type of hormonal anti-fertility drug that works at times as a contraceptive, but also sometimes as an abortifacient, a drug that causes abortion in some instances. Its active ingredient is depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), a synthetic form of the natural hormone progesterone originally developed for the treatment . . . Read more

Kenyan Bishops Rebuke “Catholics for Choice” on Condoms

This past spring, an American group called “Catholics for Choice” (CFC) invaded Kenya with their “Condoms4choice” campaign. Through the use of billboards and news articles, this program is spreading the message that “Good Catholics use condoms.” With this program, CFC is especially advertising the use of condoms as an acceptable way of preventing the spread . . . Read more

Bill Gates’ Condom Contest Will Ensure Continued AIDS Crisis

  Bill Gates, the man who brought you a new and improved “third world” toilet and microwaves to treat malaria, is now, through his Grand Exploration Challenges program, offering up to $100,000 for a new and improved condom. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is concerned that many men do not use condoms consistently because . . . Read more

Condoms Not the Solution to AIDS in the Philippines

A new report from the UN Program on HIV/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (UNAIDS), said new incidents of HIV infections dropped worldwide by 50% from 2001 to 2011, but the Philippines remains one of nine countries in which HIV rates have continued to increase. Now the promoters of the anti-life Reproductive Health (RH) Bill in the Philippines . . . Read more

The Gates Foundation and the “Destruction of the Human Race”

Catholic bishops in Kenya are pushing back hard against the Kenyan government’s involvement in a campaign orchestrated by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in partnership with the British government to spend billions on promoting contraceptives in the developing world. “The drive by foreign agencies … to target millions of girls and women in Africa . . . Read more

Confronting Population Control in “The Kingdom in the Sky”

Lesotho, a small African nation about the size of Maryland and completely surrounded by the country of South Africa, is known as “The Kingdom in the Sky” for its high elevation and mountainous terrain. Like its beautiful landscape, the population was at one time sky-high with Basotho (the plural name of Lesotho citizens) women having . . . Read more

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

HLI president says there is no proof to show condom promotion stops spread of HIV/AIDS. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: December 1, 2011 CONTACT: Stephen Phelan 540-622-5270 – SPhelan@hli.org – www.hli.org FRONT ROYAL, Virginia — Father Shenan J. Boquet, president of Human Life International (HLI), released the following statement today to mark the occasion of World . . . Read more

World Aids Day: A Need for Truly Human Solutions

Medical news outlets and traditional news outlets have been gradually increasing their coverage of the ongoing AIDS crisis, leading up to today, which has become known as “World AIDS Day.” Pope Benedict’s recent visit to Benin, Africa drew many to recall his 2009 trip to the continent. It was quite a furor that erupted when, . . . Read more

Promoting Condoms to End AIDS in Africa a “Scandal”

Human Life International President Father Shenan J. Boquet sent the following message today to HLI Nigeria, the Seminarians for Life of Pope John Paul Major Seminary Awka, university students and all participants of the upcoming March for Life in Nigeria on December 1, 2011 organized by HLI Nigeria to mark the occasion of World AIDS . . . Read more

Ugandan Model Shows Contraceptives Do Not Stop HIV/AIDS

The fatal danger of relentlessly pushing contraceptives on Uganda and other African countries was laid bare recently in an alarming new report showing that the most popular contraceptive in Eastern and Southern Africa may actually double the risk of contracting HIV. After experiencing success in combating HIV/AIDS in Uganda through an anti-contraception initiative, it’s not . . . Read more