The Decade Marriage Died

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / January 6, 2020 /

Less than a decade ago, President Barack Obama was opposed to same-sex “marriage.” So was just about everybody else. Legislatures and pluralities of people in state after state voted in favor of marriage amendments that defined marriage as the union of a man and a woman. I can vividly remember how as few as seven…

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Protecting Your Kids From Premarital Sex

By Susan Ciancio / June 19, 2019 /

Our world is saturated and infatuated with sex. We see scantily-clad women on billboards and on TV advertisements. We see ads on TV for birth control pills, for IUDs, and for the little blue pill for men. We hear about sex in song lyrics, in jokes on TV, and in the news. It’s no wonder…

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Transgender Ideology is “Totalitarian”

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / April 1, 2019 /

Wake Up to the Threat A so-called “human rights tribunal” in Canada has just ruled that a Christian activist must pay $55,000 to a provincial politician because he referred to this politician as a “biological male” in a political pamphlet. The politician in question, Morgane Oger (born Ronan Oger), is a biological male. However, he…

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Gender Ideology, a Radical Attack on Family

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / December 3, 2018 /

Negative Impact upon Families, Children, and Society. Gender theory is an error of the human mind that leads to so much confusion. —  Pope Francis The speed with which gender ideology has grown from the radical fringe to a movement dominating our media, legislation, education and entertainment is nothing less than staggering. Unless you are…

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Understanding Gender Ideology

By HLI Staff / October 29, 2018 /
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Author’s Note: None of the following is intended to be a personal attack on any person of any gender identity or sexual orientation: gay, lesbian, transgender, or other. The Catholic Church and Human Life International view all such persons with the love and respect natural in accord with their human dignity. This article is directed…

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Catholic Education is Indispensable in Transforming the Culture

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / August 13, 2018 /
Fr. Shenan Boquet speaks at Holy Infant College in Tacloban City

Culture of Death or Culture of Life? “In order that the Catholic school and the Catholic teachers may truly make their irreplaceable contribution to the Church and to the world, the goal of Catholic education itself must be crystal clear. Beloved sons and daughters of the Catholic Church, brothers and sisters in the faith: Catholic…

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Contraception’s High Price: A Conversion Story

By Emil Hagamu / June 25, 2018 /

Children in Tanzania are mostly taught a values-free “comprehensive sex education” that has been part of school curriculum since 1992. This “education” has had a disastrous effect on the morality of the community. In 2013 I was invited by the headmaster of St. Pius High School to teach about 100 students a sex education lesson…

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Parental Rights – Fighting the Sexual Revolutionaries

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / March 12, 2018 /
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Parents, Guardians of Their Family “Since parents have given children their life, they are bound by the most serious obligation to educate their offspring and therefore must be recognized as the primary and principal educators. This [parental rights] role in education is so important that only with difficulty can it be supplied where it is…

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How LGBT Activists are Pursuing the Minds of Your Children

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / December 4, 2017 /

In March of this year, the United Nation’s new LGBT czar gave a startling interview to “The Observer,” an Argentinean newspaper. Vitit Muntarbhorn, formally known as the UN’s “Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity,” was asked about his impressions of Argentina during a visit there. He…

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Teen Vogue crosses the line…and then some with its promotion of perverse sexual behavior

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / July 15, 2017 /
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The main topic of this week’s Spirit and Life is something I wish I didn’t have to write about. While I will only provide absolutely necessary details, I warn you that the subject matter is disturbing and for mature readers only. I apologize for using such base language; however, it is crucial that we be…

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