Notes on a Friend’s Funeral

I pray you are having a blessed Eastertide. As you know, this is a bittersweet time for the HLI family. Having lost our friend and mentor, Monsignor Barreiro, on Holy Thursday, it has been a time of mourning even as we remember his courageous life during the most triumphant season of the Liturgical Year. On . . . Read more

Remembering Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro a Year After His Death

Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro died on Holy Thursday, April 13, 2017, following a long battle with cancer. Below are some statements from Monsignor Barreiro’s friends and colleagues, and a selection of some of Monsignor’s writing and other works. Please join the HLI family in praying for Monsignor’s soul, and for consolation for all who mourn him. . . . Read more

HLI Announces Monsignor Barreiro’s Pastoral Assignment in the Diocese of Bridgeport

April 15, 2016 Following is a statement from Father Shenan J. Boquet, president of Human Life International, on the announcement of a new pastoral assignment to begin May 1st for Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro-Carambula, former director of HLI’s Rome Office. ********** On behalf of the entire Human Life International family, I want to say: THANK YOU, . . . Read more

Humanae Vitae Explained

In this 2001 presentation, Msgr. Ignacio Barreiro-Carambula, executive director of HLI’s Rome office, explains that the Church has always taught that contraception is a sin. Some claims arose starting in the early 1960s that this teaching was in question, but this has never been the case. The climate of the times within the Church and . . . Read more

HLI’s Monsignor Barreiro Receives “Award for Life”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2013 – CONTACT: Adam Cassandra 540-622-5230 – acassandra@hli.org – www.hli.org FRONT ROYAL, Virginia – Human Life International Rome Office Executive Director Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro-Carámbula was honored for his lifetime of distinguished service defending and promoting a Culture of Life by organizers of the March for Life in Italy on Saturday, . . . Read more