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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: , , |
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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 [...]

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True Story II – Central and Eastern Europe: A Return to Life

"These countries are in crisis. They need to do something radical to move away from the Culture of Death... and if they don't, they are going to disappear." — Joseph Meaney, Director of International Coordination, Human Life International In Hungary and Poland we find two European nations whose people and [...]

By |2020-01-31T14:16:21-05:00July 2nd, 2013|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , |
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Protecting Marriage in Eastern Europe: A Letter to Romania

I recently sent the following letter to a pro-life friend of mine in Romania on the debate in his country over a constitutional amendment affirming the legal definition of marriage as a “union between a man and a woman.” Croatia is considering similar legal protections. The movement to protect marriage [...]

By |2020-05-27T21:55:07-04:00June 18th, 2013|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , , |
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Embryos a La Carte: The Disregard for Life in the EU

(Zenit.org) – It’s one of the oldest stories known to man – the wealthy who will pay anything, or do anything, to prolong youth. Nine defendants face criminal charges before a Hungarian Court for collaborating in a venture to provide “treatments” promising to help them regain lost vigor, mental acuity, [...]

By |2020-01-31T20:28:16-05:00April 12th, 2013|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , |
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What Hungary and Poland Can Teach Us about a Post-Roe World

No democratic nation has ever voted in the majority to legalize abortion as such. Not one. Legalized abortion is always imposed by totalitarian or authoritarian regimes, or by elites who manufacture court cases designed to reverse duly created laws that actually protect innocent human beings. As the death toll rises [...]

By |2020-01-31T15:25:49-05:00February 24th, 2013|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , , |
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Archbishop Defends Hungarian Constitution to Texan Professor

Human Life International recently received the following open letter (translated) written by the Catholic Archbishop of Veszprém, Gyula Márfi, in response to professor David Baer of Texas Lutheran University concerning the new constitution and government in Hungary. In this letter, Archbishop Márfi defends the new pro-life, pro-Christian constitution that is [...]

By |2020-01-22T19:22:41-05:00March 13th, 2012|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , |