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

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

Pilgrims Seek Victory Over Russia’s Culture of Death

(Zenit.org) – As I write this, a small band of pro-life missionaries is driving through the vast desolate plains of Siberia, on a historic pilgrimage across Asia and Europe. On June 14, the pilgrims left the port city of Vladivostok on the Pacific Coast of Russia with a replica of the famous icon of Our . . . Read more

Plans Laid for Historic Pilgrimage as Pro-Life Leaders Meet in Poland

“Striking unity of religious traditions and leaders” as historic “ocean to ocean” pilgrimage for life across Asia and Europe receives commitment from Catholic, Orthodox clergy and lay leaders FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2012 CONTACT: Stephen Phelan 540-622-5270 – SPhelan@hli.org – www.hli.org CZESTOCHOWA, Poland – On Saturday, January 28 in the Jasna Gora monastery, leaders . . . Read more