United States Fertility Rate Hits New Low

Population control advocates say ‘Hooray’, but is there reason to celebrate? A sobering new report finds the U.S. fertility rate has hit a 40-year low. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control estimate that there were about 3.85 million births in 2017, which translates into a total fertility rate (TFR – the number of children a . . . Read more

The Mother Teresa Moment

God is so good! He gives us just what we need even as He calls us to more complete communion with Him, so that He can give us more. Amidst the fire and smoke of the attack on life and family, an ascendant Culture of Death entrenched in almost all major social institutions, daily news . . . Read more

Educate a Seminarian and You Educate an Entire Region

There is an African proverb that goes, “Educate a boy and you educate a person; educate a girl and you educate a village.” The proverb could go further: “Educate a seminarian and you educate an entire region.” Human Life International takes great care in training pro-life seminarians, because we know that one dedicated priest can influence hundreds of . . . Read more

The Church as a Sign of Contradiction

In an evil age, the love of Our Lord is a sign of contradiction. Even when you speak His truth with love and peace, those who drift along with the spirit of the age will often see your stand as a failure, or worse. Laypeople have a special responsibility in leading in contradicting the lies . . . Read more

Accomplishing Great Things: A Christmas Message

Saint Mother Teresa’s proclivity for evoking quotes of spiritual genius offers timeless inspiration. Such the humble icon was Mother Teresa that, in all the good she said and all the good she did, it was her faithful and trusting disposition that led her to accomplish great things for His glory: to serve the impoverished, the . . . Read more