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We Will Risk Everything to Save Some Human Lives. Why Not All?

Periods of disruption and turmoil have a tendency to expose our true selves. The insights thus gleaned are not always comforting. For instance, a man may feel convicted that he is especially courageous, but placed suddenly in a situation of danger, he may find—to his surprise—that he has turned tail [...]

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Even in a Pandemic, the Battle against the Culture of Death Wages On

Evil Does Not Rest, and Neither Should We What’s the first thing you worry about in a global pandemic? For many of us, it’s the safety of loved ones, friends, and neighbors who are at risk, or concerns about the economy and how it might affect our family. Unfortunately, for [...]

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Making Sense of a Crisis in a Post-Christian Era

There is a moving black-and-white photo taken in San Francisco in 1918 during the Spanish flu pandemic. The photo shows a crowd of men and women, soberly dressed, standing and kneeling on the steps of the Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption. In the foreground, a lone man kneels on [...]

By |2020-03-31T14:52:49-04:00March 8th, 2020|Categories: News and Commentary, Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , |

Telling Signs of the Failure to Teach Perennial Catholic Truths

Faith in Jesus Christ, who is “the way, the truth, and the life” (Jn 14:6), calls Christians to exert a greater effort in building a culture which, inspired by the Gospel, will reclaim the values and contents of the Catholic Tradition. The presentation of the fruits of the spiritual, intellectual [...]

Time for the Trump Administration to Formally Rescind NSSM 200

Revoke NSSM 200 and Apologize for the Evil Done Last week I wrote about the admirable work that the Trump administration is doing to promote the pro-life cause at the international level. It is extremely encouraging to see administration officials forming coalitions with other pro-life nations, in order to push [...]

Trump’s Leadership in the International Fight for Life

Pro-life leaders everywhere agree that the sheer amount of pro-life activity undertaken by the Trump administration has far exceeded all expectations. However, what I find remarkable is that this activity includes initiatives that won’t grab big headlines in the media, but that are having a dramatically positive impact on the [...]

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Trump’s Historic Speech at the March for Life

“The Most Pro-Life President in History?”  When Donald Trump first announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination in 2015, there were few pro-life leaders who were excited about the thought of a President Donald Trump. Most knew Trump as a life-long “pro-choice” New York liberal, a flamboyant and sometimes-cutthroat [...]

HLI Joins Growing Pro-Life March in Chicago

Human Life International (HLI) was proud to support the Chicago March for Life this year, the nation’s largest pro-life event in the Midwest. An estimated 9,000 participated in this year’s March, according to its Board President Dawn Fitzpatrick. This year’s theme: “Life Empowers!” Credit: March for Life Chicago 2020 [...]

By |2020-01-21T22:56:00-05:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , |

Michelle Williams’ Speech and the Challenge We Face

In a few days, hundreds of thousands of pro-life Americans will converge on Washington, San Francisco, and other cities across the country to march in support of the right to life of the unborn. The theme of this year’s March for Life in Washington is “Life Empowers: Pro-Life is Pro-Woman.” [...]