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A growing body of data resoundingly affirms that all across the developed world women are having far fewer children than they would like to have.

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet, Catholic World Report, May 11, 2023

Father Shenan J. Boquet is President of Human Life International. He was ordained in 1993 and is a priest of the Houma-Thibodaux Roman Catholic Diocese in Louisiana, his home state, where he served before joining HLI in August 2011. …

(Human Life International is the only US-based authority on global life issues, including abortion, contraception, and end-of-life concerns. Human Life International is engaged in providing aid, training, and advocacy around the world and is the largest global pro-life and family organization, active in more than 100 countries on six continents. Human Life International provides resources and education on life issues from a Catholic perspective, while providing assistance around the globe, and prepares those training for and those active in ministry to address these matters in their vocation. For more information, visit

American poet Carl Sandburg once wrote, “A baby is God’s opinion that the world should go on.”

However, this view is not shared by doomsayers in the United States and Western countries who push “depopulation,” believing the world is overpopulated. Their response to this “crisis” is to advocate for unhindered access to birth control and abortion. But some people, like business leader and billionaire Elon Musk, are raising the alarm about population collapse, saying that it poses a greater threat to civilization than climate change. Needless to say, this view is controversial. However, one needn’t agree with Musk’s prognosis to notice that something seismic is happening in our world. …

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