Stand in Solidarity With the Elderly

(Zenit.org) — The Pontifical Academy for Life held its annual assembly in March on the theme of end of life assistance to the elderly. While there are numerous Vatican documents and papal statements that address this issue, a renewed focus on the moral and ethical care of the elderly is both welcomed and needed. It seems . . . Read more

Rally Exposes Philippines Divorce Activism

CEBU, Philippines — A campaign to say “no” to legalized divorce is underway in the Philippines as pro-family advocates find ways to educate Filipinos on the country’s proposed House Bill 1799. HLI Philippines country director Rene Bullecer, MD spearheaded the rally and subsequent three-kilometer march to draw attention to the harmful effects that are expected . . . Read more

Pro-Life Leader Empowers Nigerians Through Education

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) will soon issue a series of manuals for marriage and family life educators. Chizoba Nnagboh, Human Life International (HLI) country director in Nigeria, is a member of the planning committee that will implement and disseminate the document. In producing the series, the committee has focused on the needs . . . Read more

Malawi Under Siege

Malawi, a southeastern African country of 13 million people, is waking up. Targeted by Western organizations for “family planning” goals that are conceived in New York, Brussels, and London, Malawi and many other African countries increasingly find themselves having to look into the mouths of gift horses from the “developed” world. The elites who cite . . . Read more

Evil Cannot Be Hidden

“We pray for an end to senseless violence and dawn of peace and reconciliation among all members of the human family.” – Pope Francis: August 25, 2014 The slaughter of Christians and religious minorities in Syria and Iraq by a group known as the “Islamic State” is horrific news. Images of crucifixions, beheadings, the burials . . . Read more

Our Risen Lord Gives us Strength to Build a Culture of Life

If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, will he not also give us all things with him? (Romans 8:31) This exhortation by Saint Paul vividly expresses the full extent of the love of God the Father and . . . Read more

Black Madonna Visits Imprisoned Pro-Life Hero Mary Wagner

Throughout my journey with the pilgrim icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa across North America in defense of life, I’ve been to many wonderful places surrounded by amazing people. One place I wasn’t planning to end up when we started this historic trip was in prison. On Monday of this week, on the eve of . . . Read more

A Shifting Tide: Pro-Life Laws and the March for Life

Wednesday, January 22 will mark the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade: a 7 to 2 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that found a woman’s right to an abortion fell within the right to privacy protected by the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. The Justices’ decision invalidated all state laws restricting access . . . Read more