St. Gerard Majella Meets Savita Halappanavar

Remembering Savita Halapannavar The Catholic Church commemorates the dead throughout the month of November. As the prayer reads, “Grant them eternal rest, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. ” It is an apt time to recall the sad passing of those who have gone before, including 31-year-old Savita Halappanavar. A week ago . . . Read more

Vandals Use Feces to Plaster Images of Savita Halappanavar on Irish Pro-Life Office

The Irish pro-life organization Youth Defence sent out a press release Friday morning detailing a “grotesque and vile” attack on their office. Late Tuesday night, vandals plastered newspaper clippings about the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar around the outside of the building using excrement. Youth Defence says large amounts of excrement were spread on the . . . Read more

Irish Bishops: Lives of Mother and Child are Both Sacred

The Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference said “a mother and her unborn baby are both sacred with an equal right to life” in a statement responding to widespread criticisms and misinterpretations of the Church’s teaching on abortion following the recent death of Savita Halappanavar in Ireland. The news media whipped up a frenzy of anti-Catholic protests . . . Read more

HLI Statement on the Death of Savita Halappanavar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2012 – FRONT ROYAL, Virginia – The following is a statement from Father Shenan J. Boquet, president of Human Life International, on the death of Savita Halappanavar, an Indian woman who was allegedly refused an abortion from a Catholic hospital in Ireland: “The staff and pro-life missionaries of Human . . . Read more