Tribute to “Culture of Life” Priest, Fr. Richard Neuhaus

“The Heart of Culture is Morality” January 8th marks the passing of Father Richard J. Neuhaus (1936-2009), a crusading Culture of Life priest. One of eight children born to Lutheran missionary parents in Ontario, his large family made it perhaps inevitable he would one day embrace the cause for Life and Family. In a C-Span interview . . . Read more

Courage to Speak Truth in Turbulent Times

I write to you from Bangkok, Thailand and the 21st International Asian Pacific Congress on Faith, Life and Family (ASPAC) co-sponsored by HLI and the Episcopal Commission for Social Ministries (Caritas Thailand) of the Bishops Conference of Thailand. Over 300 delegates representing twenty-two countries participated in the three-day congress. The truth about life, marriage and . . . Read more

The Ultimate Gift – HLI and the Birth of “Happiness”

Tanzanian teen Neema Kavishe (19), a resident of Arusha, was devastated when she found she was pregnant and the father abdicated all parental responsibility. She had been desperately in need of school funds to continue her secondary education, but her poor parents were not able to help. Then in June, 2016, Neema was approached by . . . Read more

Still Marching, Still Building the Pro-Life Movement

I hope everyone who reads this participates in a local March for Life, or in the DC March if you are anywhere near the nation’s capital. I firmly believe it is extremely important that we show up in numbers that demand attention, even if the media is committed to ignoring this particular demand. I am . . . Read more

Congratulations, Sister Annunciata!

The missionaries, staff, and board of directors of Human Life International congratulate Sister Annunciata on her Silver Jubilee — her 60th anniversary of religious life and loving service to Our Lord and His Church!   Even at 83 years young, Sister Annunciata keeps a busy schedule as director of Right for Life India: hosting conferences, . . . Read more

Conscience and its Formation

This is the first in a five-part series on conscience, which will become the third installment in HLI’s Educational Series. We invite you to read our other two series on contraception and marriage. To hear Dr. Meaney’s recent short talk on conscience with HLI staff and leadership, click here.   Part I: Conscience and its . . . Read more

The War on Marriage and Family

Contemporary culture is in a deep crisis regarding holy matrimony. Both the truth about the family and families themselves are being ripped a part by violent forces. Proponents of the Culture of Death know well the importance and centrality of the natural family; otherwise, why exhaust so much time, effort, and resources attacking it? This . . . Read more

HLI’s Position on Reports of CRS and Contraceptives in the DRC

Openness to life is at the center of true development. When a society moves towards the denial or suppression of life, it ends up no longer finding the necessary motivation and energy to strive for man’s true good. If personal and social sensitivity towards the acceptance of a new life is lost, then other forms . . . Read more