Pro-Life “Caravan” to Launch in the Philippines

CEBU, Philippines – According to Dr. Rene Bullecer, the director of HLI Philippines, Filipino youth are the main targets of the controversial Reproductive Health (RH) Law. To combat and neutralize the law’s evil effects on children and teens, Dr. Bullecer plans to launch Pilipinas Caravan for Youth & Life. Although the program will begin with only . . . Read more

Abortion on the Horizon in the Philippines?

In 1974, Human Life International Founder Father Paul Marx visited the Philippines for the first time and encountered a wondrous culture steeped in profound love for life, family and God. During his trip he spoke to various groups about the issues surrounding the legalization of abortion in the United States. He was concerned that the . . . Read more

Supreme Court Ruling on RH Law in Philippines Threatens Life, Family

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2014 – CONTACT: Adam Cassandra – 540-622-5230 – acassandra@hli.org FRONT ROYAL, Virginia – Human Life International President Father Shenan Boquet expressed great sadness and disappointment today regarding a ruling of the Supreme Court in the Philippines that the controversial Reproductive Health (RH) Law is constitutional – despite several legal challenges . . . Read more

Filipinos Hold Vigils for Life in Anticipation of RH Law Ruling

Tensions are high in the Philippines as we await the Supreme Court’s final deliberations and possible verdict on the RH Law‘s implementation tomorrow. For the meantime, the HLI Philippines-initiated Vigil for Life is on-going at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral — with the main intention being that a majority of the 15-member Supreme Court will uphold . . . Read more

Pro-Lifers Pray for the Philippines Ahead of RH Law Ruling

Starting April 1 until April 9, 2014, all of the 149 parishes in the Catholic Archdiocese of Cebu will be praying an Oratio Imperata for the protection of the family and all human life to avert the possible implementation of RH Law in the Philippines. On April 8, the Supreme Court will have the final . . . Read more

Over 3,000 at Marian Walk for Life and Faith in the Philippines

Over 3,000 rosary-bearing Catholics joined the Human Life International-sponsored Archdiocesan Penitential Walk with Mary for Faith & Life in the Philippines last Saturday, October 26, 2013. The three kilometer walk started outside of the Department of Health Regional office and went to the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño. The main purposes of that Marian event . . . Read more

HLI Philippines Plans Marian Walk for Life and Faith

By God’s grace, the national headquarters of Human Life International in the Philippines, located in Cebu City, was spared from any major damaged after the intense 7.2-magnitude earthquake which hit Cebu and Bohol on October 15, 2013. Some of the window panels and decorative lamps were broken, but we were able to return to the . . . Read more

Corruption, Not Overpopulation, is our Problem in the Philippines

In the largest protest gathering in the Philippines since President Aquino took office in 2010, hundreds of thousands of Filipinos came together to oppose government corruption for the “Million People March” on Monday. Held at Luneta Park in Manila, the demonstration was sparked by recent exposés on how some ten billion pesos [~$223,606,345] worth of . . . Read more

HLI Philippines Holds National Lay Leaders Meeting in Cebu

This past weekend, on August 9 and 10, Human Life International Philippines held the National Lay Leaders Meeting in Cebu where 40 key pro-life leaders from 25 different archdioceses and dioceses gathered to discuss threats to life and family in the next session of Congress. During the conference, hosted by HLI Philippines director Dr. Rene . . . Read more