Poland Puts the U.S. to Shame

 Taking the High Road January, “pro-life month,” was characterized by a series of highs and lows. The lowest ebb was marked by the United States Senate voting of 51-46 on the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (60 votes were required). Already passed by the House, with the President’s pledge to sign it, the bill . . . Read more

Courage, Fervor, and the Example of Poland

Spiritual Resurgence in Poland When one is convinced that his cause is just, he will fear nothing. –– Saint John Bosco I can’t think of a better way to start the New Year than with a positive story – one that shows what great things are possible when a nation embraces spiritual resurgence, rejecting the . . . Read more

Rosary at the Borders

Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary Honored October 7th, 2017 marked “Rosary at the Borders,” the largest prayer event since World Youth Day in Krakow last year. The date was chosen to honor the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. Estimated hundreds of thousands to one million joined together in prayer for peace . . . Read more

Repeating the Errors of the Past

I want to first thank the whole HLI family for your prayers! I arrived in Gdansk, Poland last night after departing Bucharest. Before I get to some thoughts from this mission, I wanted to discuss something that is in the news —something that our friends here who survived Communism recognize and find alarming coming from . . . Read more

The Annunciation and the Peace of Christ

And Mary said, “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” (Luke 1:38) Today is the Feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a celebration of the Woman whose fiat was used to God to change the world. It is at the same time . . . Read more

A Huge Victory for Life in Poland!

The voice of the Polish people has been heard. The “Stop Abortion” citizens’ initiative, which had received 450,000 signatures from Polish Citizens, has cleared its first hurdle in the parliamentary process this morning by a very wide margin. The “Stop Abortion” proposal was one of three citizens initiatives—proposals that receive over 100,000 signatures—considered by the . . . Read more

Abortion Drone Stunt Promoters Outdone by “Johnny”

It wasn’t a good idea, but it may have sounded like one. To draw attention to the “plight” of poor Polish women, whose country has outlawed almost all abortion, abortion advocates would use two drones to “airlift” doses of RU-486, the abortion pill, from Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany across the border to other abortion . . . Read more

HLI Poland Exposes CAHVIO’s Radical Agenda

The dismantling of the traditional Polish family is imminent if Polish legislators ratify a mislabeled international convention directed at combating domestic violence. According to Ewa Kowalewska, director of HLI Poland, strong anti-life measures in the document have been exposed, and the Polish people have let politicians know that there will be consequences if the convention . . . Read more

True Story II – Central and Eastern Europe: A Return to Life

“These countries are in crisis. They need to do something radical to move away from the Culture of Death… and if they don’t, they are going to disappear.”— Joseph Meaney, Director of International Coordination, Human Life International In Hungary and Poland we find two European nations whose people and deep Christian roots have suffered terribly . . . Read more

What Hungary and Poland Can Teach Us about a Post-Roe World

No democratic nation has ever voted in the majority to legalize abortion as such. Not one. Legalized abortion is always imposed by totalitarian or authoritarian regimes, or by elites who manufacture court cases designed to reverse duly created laws that actually protect innocent human beings. As the death toll rises in those nations that have . . . Read more