India’s Femicide by the Tens of Millions Reveals Abortion’s Hatred of Women

By Fr. Mark Hodges / October 3, 2019 /
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Many of you have heard the phrase “What’s the most dangerous place on earth since 1973? A mother’s womb.” Well, if you happen to be female, your chances of life in many countries just diminished even further. This is the second article in our series on the threats to Life, Family and Family in India.…

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India Has One of the Highest Abortion Rates in the World

By Fr. Mark Hodges / July 19, 2019 /
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The number of abortions in India is over 21 times higher than government reports, says study India’s abortion rate is on a par with communist China and its forced abortions Study used by pro-abortionists to call for looser laws, more contraception, greater abortion access Now an Indian court rules women have a right to abort…

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HLI Goa Holds 63rd Pro-Life Retreat

By Deborah M. Piroch / November 21, 2018 /

HLI Goa is an inspiration, holding one event after another throughout the year. Among the great many hosted by HLI’s Indian affiliate annually, 60 persons of all ages just finished attending its latest pro-life retreat. Talks were given by Francisco Xavier, Fr. Jose OFM, Cap. and HLI affiliate head Milagres Pereira. Unfamiliar with retreats? Filled…

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The Fourth Prophesy of “Humanae Vitae:” When Self-Mastery is Rejected

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / July 2, 2018 /
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Note: Father Boquet’s series in all parts may be accessed here. “Birth Control is a name given to a succession of different expedients by which it is possible to filch the pleasure belonging to a natural process while violently and unnaturally thwarting the process itself.” — G.K. Chesterton “Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether…

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China’s Disastrous One Child Policy Wants You to Think it Changed – It Didn’t

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / April 30, 2018 /

Population Control Presages Catastrophic Consequences  “[C]areful consideration should be given to the danger of this power passing into the hands of those public authorities who care little for the precepts of the moral law. Who will blame a government which in its attempt to resolve the problems affecting an entire country resorts to the same…

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Bioethics Master’s Student Visits HLI for Research

By HLI Staff / March 13, 2018 /

The Battle for Africa When I first began my Master’s program in Catholic bioethics, little did I know that my research would bring me all the way to Front Royal, Virginia. I am writing my Master’s thesis on the bioethical issue of ideological neo-colonialism in sub-Saharan Africa. Ideological neo-colonialism is a destructive phenomenon in which powerful…

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No to Down Syndrome Abortion

By Deborah M. Piroch / September 26, 2017 /

“Bring this child to birth” Milagres Pererira hails from Artists for Life, which is Human Life International’s Affiliate (HLI) in Goa, India. Some time back she was invited to speak on parenting at a Parent Teacher Association gathering. Once finished, Milagres was approached by a woman who said, “Do you remember my son? You prayed…

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Epiphany and the Pro-Life Movement

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / January 7, 2017 /

When they had heard the king they went their way; and lo, the star which they had seen in the East went before them, till it came to rest over the place where the child was. When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy; and going into the house they saw the…

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Congratulations, Sister Annunciata!

By HLI Staff / January 7, 2017 /

The missionaries, staff, and board of directors of Human Life International congratulate Sister Annunciata on her Silver Jubilee — her 60th anniversary of religious life and loving service to Our Lord and His Church! Even at 83 years young, Sister Annunciata keeps a busy schedule as director of Right for Life India: hosting conferences, giving…

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Go Out and Proclaim the Good News

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / December 17, 2016 /

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 Pet 2:9). On our journey…

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