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Africa’s population “targeted for decimation”: Catholic Pro-lifers on WHO Birth Control Strategies

Apr 6, 2024

Human Life International (HLI) Directors in Africa have criticized the World Health Organization (WHO) for promoting strategies that the pro-lifers say seek to decimate the African population and undermine the family institution on the continent.

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Inaugural Training to Prepare African Pro-lifers to Address Issues in Modern Medicine

Mar 14, 2024

Pro-lifers in Tanzania, Rwanda and Cameroon are set to join the first cohort of a training that has been designed to equip family and life advocates around the globe with skills to address ethical issues in modern medicine.

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Inside the Damaging Legacy of American Diplomat’s Policies against African Pro-Lifers

Dec 4, 2023

Henry Kissinger, the American diplomat and politician who died on November 28 aged 100 will be remembered as the man who inhibited pro-life initiatives globally, including in a number of African countries.

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U.S. Pro-life Catholic Entity Reports Success in Africa, Over 10,000 Seminarians Trained

Nov 14, 2023

The U.S.-based pro-life Catholic group says it has trained thousands of African seminarians in its anti-abortion programs over the last few decades.

Pope Francis delivers his Regina Caeli address on May 21, 2023. | Vatican Media

Pope Francis: "We must not get used to war!"

May 21, 2023

One week after meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Pope Francis urged that “we must not get used to war” as he prayed for peace in Ukraine and Sudan.

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African Catholic Activists Call for Prolife Resolutions at Ongoing UN Women’s Conference

Mar 10, 2023

The African branch of the International Catholic activist organization, CitizenGo, is calling on diplomats and negotiators at the ongoing 67th edition of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW67) conference to reach pro-life and pro-family resolutions.

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UK Parliament Makes it Illegal to Pray Near Abortion Facilities

Mar 7, 2023

Britain’s House of Commons approved legislation Tuesday to create “buffer zones” around abortion facilities that would prohibit a wide range of behavior, including silent prayer.

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African Nations Stand Alone Against Abortion Rights, Gender Ideology at the UN

Sep 16, 2022

A United Nations resolution defining abortion as a human right and advancing gender ideology was adopted this month with overwhelming support from Western countries but was opposed by a group of mainly African nations. 

Participants in Italy's pro-life demonstration in Rome on May 21, 2022. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA

Life "is always sacred and inviolable", Pope Francis Says

May 22, 2022

Pope Francis praised a pro-life event in Rome and offered comments defending the dignity of life on Sunday. 

Pope Francis meets with Foi et Lumière members on Oct. 2, 2021. Vatican Media/CNA

Pope Francis thanks Christian Disability Group for Witnessing to "the heart of the Gospel"

Oct 2, 2021

Pope Francis met with people with mental disabilities and their families on Saturday and thanked them for their witness to the Gospel.

Late Kenya Dr. Stephen Kimotho Karanja

Head of Catholic Doctors in Kenya Mourned as Passionate Pro-lifer, Strong Defender of Life

Apr 29, 2021

Catholic doctors and social activists in Kenya are mourning the passing on of Dr. Stephen Kimotho Karanja, describing him as a man of strong conviction and a defender of the sanctity of human life.

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Culture of Contraception Wiping Out Tanzanian Village, Catholic Pro-life Advocate Bemoans

Feb 19, 2021

A Catholic pro-life advocate in Tanzania has, in a report, bemoaned the continued and widespread use of artificial contraceptives in a village in the East African nation, a practice that is could see the entire village wiped out.

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How Pro-Abortion Groups are Using COVID-19 Aid to Push Ideology in Africa

Dec 10, 2020

Foreign agencies are taking advantage of the harsh COVID-19 pandemic to advance their pro-abortion agenda in African countries that have been hit hard by the pandemic, social activists have warned.

Some Pro-life members at a previous March in Kenya's capital Nairobi.

Pro-Life Groups in Kenya Renew Commitment against Proposed Reproductive Health Care Bill

Aug 18, 2020

Some 26 pro-life groups in Kenya have, in a collective statement, renewed their opposition to the Reproductive Health Care Bill (2019) that is currently in the Senate.


Pro-life Leaders Call for Coronavirus Vaccine Without Abortion Ties

Apr 19, 2020

Development of an effective, safe and widely available vaccine for the novel coronavirus is deeply important, but its development should avoid unethical links to abortion, said pro-life leaders in a letter to the Trump administration.

Pope Francis gives his Wednesday audience message on March 18, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis: The Church’s Pro-life Message is More Relevant Than Ever

Mar 25, 2020

Pope Francis said Wednesday that the Church's pro-life message is more relevant than ever as the world faces the coronavirus pandemic.

Mass for the World Day of the Poor in St. Peter's Basilica. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Pope Francis: The Poor, Unborn, and Elderly are Neglected in the Frenzy of Modern Life

Nov 17, 2019

On the World Day of the Poor, Pope Francis said that the poor and most vulnerable can be left behind in the frenetic haste and self-centeredness of the modern world.

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Countering ICPD25: Kenyan Catholics Express Solidarity with Governments Faulting Summit

Nov 15, 2019

After 11-State delegation issued a strongly worded joint statement faulting the process leading to the commemoration of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) that took place in Cairo, Egypt in 1994, ACI Africa sought reactions from Kenyans, citizens of the country hosting the controversy-ridden Nairobi Summit.

Countering ICPD25: Participants listening to a talk in one of the Pro-life and Family Friendly Side Events on November 13, 2019 / ACI Africa

Countering ICPD25: Pro-life Alternatives to Nairobi Summit Agenda, Expert Opinions

Nov 14, 2019

As the controversial International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) entered its second day in Kenya’s capital Nairobi, ACI Africa reached out to African Catholic professionals opposed to some of the agenda of the Summit, particularly issues that seem to promote the culture of death through abortions and planned parenthood through the use of contraceptives.

Life Runners Team members in Liberia / Stephen Karfiah

“Developed countries advancing abortion agenda in Africa,” A Pro-Life Movement Concerned

Nov 5, 2019

At a time when Christian professionals including Catholic leaders in Kenya and beyond have mounted a campaign against the planned November 13-15 United Nations’ 25th International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) that will be advocating for “universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights” among other pro-choice agenda, a leader of a pro-life movement in Africa has identified abortion as the biggest challenge facing the initiatives of the pro-life movement on the continent.