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Tanzanian President Pushing for True Economic Development

Rejecting the Inundation of Contraception Money In the past year I have travelled to Zimbabwe and Uganda. In both African countries, I was stunned by the pervasiveness of pro-contraception propaganda. I traveled over 1200 miles across Uganda. Everywhere I went I encountered huge billboards stoking fear about the consequences of [...]

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Why We Should be Concerned about French President Emmanuel Macron

Throughout his papacy Pope Francis has repeatedly denounced “ideological colonization.” In brief, ideological colonization can be defined as the arrogant imposition of foreign values and practices by wealthy countries on less developed nations. This is often accomplished through financial coercion, by offering monetary aid on the condition that the recipient [...]

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Since When is Euthanasia “Healthcare?”

Anti-euthanasia activists have been pointing out for years that wherever euthanasia is legalized, it is not long before the “strict safeguards” touted by pro-death politicians and activists as protection to ensure euthanasia is only used in extreme cases begin tumbling down or being wantonly ignored. Such is the logic of [...]

By |2019-11-02T18:30:56-05:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: HLI News, Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , |
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Respect Life Month and the “Great Campaign”

“What is urgently called for is a general mobilization of consciences and a united ethical effort to activate a great campaign in support of life.” — Pope St. John Paul II, Evangelium Vitae, ¶95 The release of St. Pope John Paul II’s encyclical Evangelium Vitae in 1995 marked a watershed [...]

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A Catholic’s Role and Duty in the U.S. Mid-Term and All Elections

 “The people are called on to take an always larger part in the public life of the nation. This participation brings with it grave responsibilities. Hence the necessity for the faithful to have clear, solid, precise knowledge of their duties in the moral and religious domain with respect to their [...]

By |2019-11-02T18:40:43-05:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: HLI News, Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , |
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Irreparable Damage to Pro-Life & Family Causes Calls for Sanctification

By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them “The tree is made manifest by its fruit; so those that profess themselves to be Christians shall be recognized by their conduct.”  --Ignatius of Antioch, Epistle to the Ephesians 14 St. Ignatius, ordained by St. Peter, was martyred in the lions' den [...]

By |2019-11-02T19:56:47-05:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: HLI News, Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , |
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There are Setbacks, but the Church Continues… Be Not Afraid

Mission to Mongolia “Go into all the world and preach the Gospel to every creature.”  (Mark 16:15) “Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit." (Matthew 28:18) These words of the Divine Master [...]

The Beauty of Having Children

Children, the Supreme Gift of Marriage Last year Christian musician Nichole Nordeman shared a humorous but tragic anecdote. She described overhearing a couple at the airport on a video chat with their "baby" and the baby's "grandparents." The parents, she said, were clearly suffering separation anxiety. "They are cooing and [...]

By |2019-11-02T19:52:29-05:00August 26th, 2018|Categories: HLI News, Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , |