Philippines

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HLI Mourns Loss of Ricardo Jamin Cardinal Vidal

Cardinal Vidal Dies After Receiving Sacraments of the Church With great sadness Human Life International (HLI) mourns the loss of His Eminence, Ricardo Jamin Cardinal Vidal, Archbishop Emeritus of Cebu, of the Philippines. A beloved HLI Episcopal Advisor since 1994, he was a remarkable witness for Life and Family and [...]

By |2019-11-15T08:43:56-05:00October 18th, 2017|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , , |
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HLI Philippines Holds Country’s First Rally Against Divorce Bill

Human Life International (HLI) has reported more than once on Filipino House Bill 6027, its attack on marriage and evils of divorce. Ironically, sponsoring House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has termed the legislation a “dissolution of marriage” bill, but as the Catholic Church already has the annulment procedure for dissolution of marriage, [...]

By |2019-11-15T14:53:26-05:00August 30th, 2017|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , , |
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The Philippines Under Attack: The Divorce Deception

The last country in the world to completely outlaw divorce is the Philippines. Now, however, a new bill, House Bill 6027, is threatening the sanctity of marriage and family life by introducing divorce in a predominantly Catholic country (86%), seeking to permit divorce in the broad and undefined cases of [...]

By |2019-11-05T22:03:02-05:00August 26th, 2017|Categories: HLI News, Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , |

Philippines’ Sorsogon City Selected as Pilot City for NFP

After years of grave pressure and harassment from both government and non-government organizations - including international population control groups - for her refusal to accept and distribute contraceptives, Mayor Sally Lee's Sorsogon City has been selected as pilot city for the implementation of Natural Family Planning (NFP). The launch is [...]

By |2019-11-15T14:49:25-05:00August 18th, 2017|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , |
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Contraceptive Brief: Condoms

We are all familiar with the liberal rule of thumb “Never waste a crisis.”  The AIDS epidemic in Africa and the prevalence of teen pregnancy in the United States have given the “family planners” ideal excuses to spread the condom far and wide, not only in the United States but [...]

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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 [...]

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HLI on the Adoption of “SOGIE” in Mandaue, Philippines

HLI condemns the unjust and ironically-named “Anti-Discriminatory Ordinance for People of Diverse Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity or Expression (SOGIE)”, approved by the Mandaue City Council earlier this month. Whatever the intention of those who approved it, this ordinance utilizes language now routinely invoked to persecute Christians worldwide. We have [...]

By |2019-11-21T22:30:05-05:00February 23rd, 2016|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , , , , , |