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Empowering you to build a pro-life, pro-family world.

Empowering you to build a pro-life, pro-family world.

Empowering you to build a pro-life, pro-family world.

A Pro-Life Warrior and Everyday Hero

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Here is a hypothetical question for you: What would you do if your government said they would pay you to promote the culture of death? Well, this actually happened to someone I know very well. Let me introduce you to Dr. Rene Bullecer — HLI’s country director in the Philippines. He is a faithful Catholic…

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HLI Mourns Loss of Ricardo Jamin Cardinal Vidal

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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 a great supporter of our…

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HLI Philippines Holds Country’s First Rally Against Divorce Bill

Philippines 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, it is in truth a…

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The Philippines Under Attack: The Divorce Deception

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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 “irreconcilable differences” or “severe and…

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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 scheduled for Tuesday, August 22nd.…

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Contraceptive Brief: Condoms

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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 all over the world. Of…

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What it Means to be Pro-Life

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Mayor Sally Lee Shows What it Means to be Pro-Life Last year, Human Life International reported on Mayor Sally Lee, who declared Sorsogon, Philippines to be a pro-life city in February 2015, after being inspired by HLI’s 19th Asian-Pacific Conference on Faith, Life, and Family. Mayor Sally shows what it means to be pro-life, and HLI…

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Psalm 73, Today

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The mind boggles at the sheer arrogance and backwardness of so many of our political leaders. Yet these forces are seeing many victories at the higher levels of societies—governments, huge NGOs, multinational organizations. They have the money and the power, without a doubt. But they do not have God, and God will not sit idly…

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Return from the Philippines

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It is our loving God who will transform cultures, and He asks us to be His voice, His hands and His feet. So many friends of ours in the Philippines are following this call with courage, even as the Culture of Death seeks to consolidate its recent wins in this country. Sadly, others are taking…

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