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Month: December 2013

Priests for Life Wins Emergency Relief From the Unjust HHS Mandate

Priests for Life Wins Emergency Relief From the Unjust HHS Mandate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 31, 2013 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, D.C. –4:58 pm An emergency injunction granted just moments ago in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit means that Priests for Life will not have to obey the contraception mandate contained in the Affordable Care Act as its appeal is being heard. It also means that, the day after tomorrow, Priests for Life will not have to cancel health insurance for its employees. Father Frank…

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Violence Hits Close To Home As Young Solider Is Gunned Down After Christmas

Violence Hits Close To Home As Young Solider Is Gunned Down After Christmas

Dear Friends and Family please pray with us. Our niece/cousin by marriage, Mi-Mi Ursula Beal Arnold – her stepson 21 year old military man, Xavier Arnold was shot and killed this week. Pray for his father James Arnold, his mother and his entire surviving family. His immediate family is calling for an X Movement Rally in Atlanta today at 5 PM. We are urgently requesting prayer support. Please attend if you are in the City. “… If my people who…

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Fr. Pavone Comments on Record-Setting Closings of Abortion Mills

Fr. Pavone Comments on Record-Setting Closings of Abortion Mills

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 27, 2013 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK, NY — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, and Troy Newman, Director of Operation Rescue, have announced that the number of abortion mill closures in 2013 has risen to at least 87. Fr. Pavone said, “We have been teaching for the last two decades that abortion collapses under its own weight, and that the weak point is precisely the abortion mill. In this year…

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Cardinal John O’Connor Institute for the Pro-life Training of the Clergy

Cardinal John O’Connor Institute for the Pro-life Training of the Clergy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 26, 2013 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Dr. Bernard Nathanson, a key architect of the abortion industry, said publicly to gatherings of clergy, after he became pro-life, that he and his pro-abortion colleagues in the 1960’s and 70’s “would never have gotten away with what we did if you (the clergy) had been united, purposeful, and strong.” The key reason Priests for Life got started was the conviction that today’s proponents of the…

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Share God’s Love at Christmas

Share God’s Love at Christmas

It might just be wistful thinking, but I pray the Grinch doesn’t get to steal your Christmas this year. This season can be very commercial, all about giving and getting with little thought regarding the true meaning, which is the love of God and the ultimate gift of Christ. I pray that you find a few quiet moments to reflect, relax and receive His grace. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. May God touch your life in a very special…

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Women of the National Black Prolife Coalition Denounce Planned Parenthood’s Latest Propaganda Maneuver

Women of the National Black Prolife Coalition Denounce Planned Parenthood’s Latest Propaganda Maneuver

Once again my sisters and I of the NBPC are bringing you the latest on the evil deeds of Planned Parenthood. They don’t let up even at Christmas. Lord have mercy! “These are the kind of people who smooth-talk themselves into the homes of unstable and needy women and take advantage of them; women who, depressed by their sinfulness, take up with every new religious fad that calls itself “truth.” They get exploited every time and never really learn… But…

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Fr. Pavone: ‘We will not obey this mandate’ Priests for Life files appeal after Obamacare lawsuit dismissed

Fr. Pavone: ‘We will not obey this mandate’ Priests for Life files appeal after Obamacare lawsuit dismissed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 19, 2013 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK – Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement today after learning that Priests for Life’s lawsuit against the HHS contraception mandate was dismissed by a judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. “Today, the judge in our case in District Court in Washington D.C. ruled against us regarding the HHS mandate. Because the mandate would go into…

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A Special Gift at Christmas: A Prayer for our Leaders

A Special Gift at Christmas: A Prayer for our Leaders

Click HERE to listen to the Christmas Prayer. 1 Timothy 2: … pray for all people. Ask God to help them; intercede on their behalf, and give thanks for them. 2 Pray this way for kings and all who are in authority so that we can live peaceful and quiet lives marked by godliness and dignity. 3 This is good and pleases God our Savior, 4 who wants everyone to be saved and to understand the truth. It’s a privilege…

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Fr. Pavone: “We, too, are confident of victory”

Fr. Pavone: “We, too, are confident of victory”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 17, 2013 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement after learning that Catholic groups in New York have won their battle against Obamacare’s contraception mandate. “This is a victory for religious freedom and all people of faith,” said Father Pavone. “The fact that the judge found that the ‘coercive pressure’ to make these Catholic employers violate their foundational beliefs was ‘substantial’ should…

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HHS Mandate Offense Hits Home in a Personal Way

HHS Mandate Offense Hits Home in a Personal Way

Yesterday was International Human Rights Day, and yet Priests for Life is embroiled in a legal battle to end a serious infraction against the human rights of women and babies. The Priests for Life HHS Mandate lawsuit which includes plaintiffs Fr. Frank Pavone, Janet Morana, and myself is timely, and it’s necessary. The Mandate is personally offensive because my own constitutional rights are being violated. It’s unfair to require that PFL, the company that I work for pay into a…

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