HLI Statement at OAS on Fundamental Right to Life

    HUMAN LIFE INTERNATIONAL STATEMENT* BEFORE THE INTER-AMERICAN COMMISSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES NORTH AMERICA REGIONAL CONSULTATION HEARINGS WITH CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017   Good morning. My name is Stephen Phelan. I am the director of Missions Communications for Human Life International (HLI). On behalf of . . . Read more

A First Birthday for the Girl Who Shouldn’t Be Alive

Guest author: Nereida Brumat-Decker, Esq. In late 2014, Paraguay was shaken by the news that an eleven-year old girl was pregnant. She had been raped by her mother’s boyfriend. In media reports the anonymous young girl was called “Maynumbi” in order to protect her identity. Maynumbi is the Paraguayan Guarani indigenous word for “hummingbird.” The . . . Read more

HLI Statement on Zika and Birth Control

UPDATE – February 19, 2016 – 1:30pm EST Today Vatican Radio published in Italian the text of an interview with Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi, in which he attempts to clarify some of the Holy Father’s more controversial comments from yesterday’s return flight from Mexico. In the interview, Fr. Lombardi expands on comments Pope Francis . . . Read more

Uruguayan Pro-Lifers Call for “Decriminalization of Motherhood”

In late October, Pro-life leaders in Uruguay launched hundreds of balloons in a clear signal to the nation’s political leadership that motherhood is a gift to be cherished and protected, not marginalized and attacked. Under the slogan “Let’s decriminalize motherhood”, several Uruguayan pro-life groups met to begin a national dialogue on the results of the . . . Read more

HLI Documentary Exposes Threats to Life, Faith and Family in Central America and Mexico

Human Life International’s documentary, “ Central America & Mexico: Fighting for Life, Faith and Family ”, will be re-airing on EWTN Global Catholic Network the same month as the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. HLI’s film exposes the well-funded assault on the regional people and culture by NGOs and foreign governments – including the United . . . Read more