Irish Threat to Pro-Life Counseling Centers

Update: 11/17/2017 Attempts to Undermine Constitutionally Guaranteed Freedom of Conscience HLI Ireland reported that Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish Parliament in Dublin, would debate a bill Wednesday, November 14, 2017, aimed at shutting down pregnancy pro-life counseling networks. The proposed change is to section 4(1) of the Principal Act. Deputy Louise O’Reilly of Sinn Féin, . . . Read more

St. Gerard Majella Meets Savita Halappanavar

Remembering Savita Halapannavar The Catholic Church commemorates the dead throughout the month of November. As the prayer reads, “Grant them eternal rest, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. ” It is an apt time to recall the sad passing of those who have gone before, including 31-year-old Savita Halappanavar. A week ago . . . Read more

UPDATE: HLI Ireland Conference Forced to Move after Threats Rescheduled

Abortion Effects on Women’s Physical and Mental Health Human Life International Ireland (HLI Ireland) was scrambling to find a new location for its September 30th conference, on the abortion effects on women’s physical and mental health, after being notified by the Ashling Hotel, near Dublin, it was cancelling its booking agreement. The new location is . . . Read more

Formation, Formation, Formation

Ireland really is a beautiful country. Even if you’ve never been here, you could guess what the weather is like in the early Fall—some light showers, mostly cloudy, temperature hovering around 60 degrees. The weather can be harsher than this, but we’ve been blessed on this trip, and not only with the weather. The environment . . . Read more

UN Rejects Pope Francis’ Call for Openness to Life

Dr. Brian Clowes and I landed yesterday in Ireland for another speaking tour in defense of life and family. True to form, our partner and good friend, HLI Ireland’s Patrick McChrystal, had us scheduled to speak the evening we arrived, and we haven’t slowed down yet. We would be grateful for your prayers–Ireland really is . . . Read more

Be Not Afraid, Catholic Ireland!

I write this week from the Emerald Isle, where I’m on a mission with Dr. Brian Clowes, HLI’s Director of Education and Research, and Patrick McCrystal, Director of HLI Ireland. Patrick entitled our four-day series of presentations on the road “Be Not Afraid, Catholic Ireland,” as ours is a mission of hope in a land . . . Read more

HLI Ireland Surveys Country’s Pharmacies on Emergency Contraceptives

In a nation-wide survey beginning this week, Human Life International Ireland is asking every pharmacy in Ireland if they provide “emergency contraceptives” and other contraceptive drugs and devices with abortifacient properties. The survey’s goal is to inform the public which pharmacies do not dispense these deadly drugs. In addition to emergency contraceptives and oral contraceptives, . . . Read more

HLI Ireland Leads Prayer Tour Against Abortion

Human Life International (HLI) Ireland, in conjunction with Fr. Michael Ross, S.D.B., Patrick Buckley of European Life Network, former East London Gangster John Pridmore and Kate Meenagh of Ask Majella Pregnancy Advice, recently led a countrywide call for atonement and reparation to God July 16-21 to pray for an end of the present abortion crisis. . . . Read more

Abortion Vote in Ireland Paves Way to Harm Women, Kill Children

HLI President says law is designed to destroy life FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2013 – CONTACT: Adam Cassandra 540-622-5230 – acassandra@hli.org – www.hli.org FRONT ROYAL, Virginia – Irish legislators have opened the door to abortion on demand in a country which until now has been long praised by people around the world for its . . . Read more

Irish Abortion Bill Will End Lives to Promote False “Right”

This is how crazy the situation has become in Ireland. The abortion bill that is nearing a vote on the Emerald Isle is being pushed by politicians who promised not to do what they are now doing. OK, maybe this is not shocking anymore. But the bill is being sold as necessary to save the . . . Read more