The U.N. Would do Well to Read Pope Saint John Paul II’s Encyclical

When Does “Human Rights” Not Mean Human Rights? As this year draws to its close, we note the 20th anniversary of the papal encyclical Fides et Ratio (On Faith and Reason) of Pope Saint John Paul II. In the document, the Holy Father deplored the separation of the two entities, which lead to a kind . . . Read more

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Help Us “Be Not Afraid”

“The victory, if it comes, will come through Mary.” These were the dying words of Cardinal August Hlond, as recounted by Pope St. John Paul II in his book Crossing the Threshold of Hope. Reflecting on the Cardinal’s prophesy, the pope wrote: During my pastoral ministry in Poland, I saw for myself how those words . . . Read more

Our Lady of Guadalupe

“Our gods of wealth, pleasure, and independence demand so much blood in exchange for their poisonous gifts.” Tomorrow we commemorate the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Our Lady has appeared many times to many different people in many different parts of the world. But, of all the many apparitions, in one alone does . . . Read more

This Season of Hope

Our God is the God of all reality. Not just the spiritual, but the Creator and keeper of all. Sometimes when we look around at the collapse of culture and institutions, crime and violence, we can forget that God loves us even while he respects our freedom enough to allow evil to occur, and that . . . Read more

“Universal Declaration”: A Wake Up Call to Dying Cultures

We call upon all people of good will to listen to the call of the Mother of God and to join with great love and devotion the defense of the civilization of life and love, which is under serious threat globally. So reads, in part, the “Universal Declaration in Defense of the Civilization of Life—Mexico . . . Read more

Pro-Lifers Attribute Abortion Mill Closure to Black Madonna

Last October, as they had many times before, an assembly of people gathered in front of the Warr Acres’ abortion clinic located in the suburbs of Oklahoma City. This time, however, they hosted the Black Madonna, a replica of Our Lady of Czestochowa, which is being brought around the world by Human Life International during . . . Read more

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Pro-Life Movement

The question is this: How am I doing this Advent? Am I using this season of preparation to clear out the materialist muck, the stress and distractions of my life? And if the honest answer is no, then the question becomes: What can I do now to get ready for Christmas? God has a marvelous . . . Read more

Our Lady of Guadalupe: Model for Life

In this recording, Patricia Bainbridge, chairman of HLI’s Board of Directors, tells a true story of faith – the apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe. At a time when human sacrifice was rampant in Mexico because of the influence of the pagan Aztec Indians, Our Lady of Guadalupe appeared to Juan Diego in Mexico City . . . Read more