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Month: March 2014

Fr. Pavone: It’s more important than ever to remember Terri Schiavo

Fr. Pavone: It’s more important than ever to remember Terri Schiavo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 31, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK, NY — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement today to mark the “International Day of Prayer and Remembrance for Terri Schindler Schiavo, and All of Our Vulnerable Brothers and Sisters,” or “Terri’s Day,” on the ninth anniversary of the death of Terri Schindler Schiavo: “Nine years ago today, I sat and prayed with a woman who had been denied food…

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Supreme Court Declines Further Review of HHS Challenges: Priests for Life Lawsuit in D.C. Circuit Continues

Supreme Court Declines Further Review of HHS Challenges: Priests for Life Lawsuit in D.C. Circuit Continues

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 31, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, DC – As reported today by Reuters, the Supreme Court has decided not to give an early review to the cases brought by Priests for Life and other Catholic groups (including the Archdiocese of Washington, Catholic University of America, and Thomas Aquinas College) against the HHS mandate. The groups, whose cases are currently in the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, made use of a special provision…

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Priests for Life Case Could Follow Hobby Lobby in Supreme Court: #StandWithPFL Hashtag Launched

Priests for Life Case Could Follow Hobby Lobby in Supreme Court: #StandWithPFL Hashtag Launched

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 31, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK, NY – On March 25, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Hobby Lobby/Conestoga Wood Specialties case regarding whether for-profit businesses have religious rights to be protected from the HHS mandate. The court is expected to render its decision in June. Three days later, the Supreme Court considered whether or not to likewise hear a case – Priests for Life vs. Sebelius — concerning how much…

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An ongoing conversation with someone on the fence…

An ongoing conversation with someone on the fence…

“Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay,” says the Lord.” Romans 12:19 ESV In response to yesterday’s blog regarding the HHS mandate and how it is wrong to force Christians to comply with socialist policies, someone wrote me the reply below. My answer follows. I have a feeling that this will become an ongoing conversation… It may be that the young lady who wrote to…

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Religious Freedom is a Civil and Human Right!

Religious Freedom is a Civil and Human Right!

“There is a difference between killing the poor and serving the poor.” Father Frank Pavone, Priests for Life UPDATE Monday I did an interview on Airing the Addisons with Wil and Meeke discussing the HHS Mandate and Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Woods. Click HERE to listen to that show. This week at the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) involves the lives of every American: yet many are unaware. Yesterday the SCOTUS heard arguments for two cases, Hobby Lobby…

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CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS, LIKE CIVIL RIGHTS, ARE WORTH FIGHTING FOR!

CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS, LIKE CIVIL RIGHTS, ARE WORTH FIGHTING FOR!

Yesterday I did an interview on Airing the Addisons with Wil and Meeke discussing the HHS Mandate and Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Woods. Click HERE to listen to that show. This week is a busy one for the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) and it involves every American: yet many are unaware. Today the SCOTUS will hear arguments on two cases, Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Woods, regarding their lawsuits against the HHS Mandate. Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director…

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Fr. Pavone to Pray and Speak at Supreme Court on Tuesday

Fr. Pavone to Pray and Speak at Supreme Court on Tuesday

Priests for Life awaits response from Court re HHS Mandate FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 24, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, DC – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, will join other Americans concerned about the right to life and religious freedom at a rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday morning, March 25, when the Court will hear oral arguments in regard to the HHS Mandate. Further Supreme Court action on this…

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Pelosi, Clinton and Richards: A Scary Trio

Pelosi, Clinton and Richards: A Scary Trio

The war on the wombs of women, women’s fertility, and the human and civil rights of mothers and their babies is real. The world has gone mad, ensconced in webs of chicanery and corrosion. So let’s not even try to pretend that a society with anti-fertility goddesses Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, and Cecile Richards all simultaneously “calling the shots” against the wombs of women is all just a figment of our imagination. Wake up! This scary trio’s antics is no…

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Decision Expected Soon on Priests for Life’s Petition to Bring HHS Challenge to Supreme Court

Decision Expected Soon on Priests for Life’s Petition to Bring HHS Challenge to Supreme Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 20, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK, NY — Priests for Life will likely know by the end of the month if the U.S. Supreme Court will review its challenge to the contraceptives mandate in the Affordable Care Act. “Our petition for review with the Supreme Court is scheduled to go to conference on Friday, March 28,” said Robert Muise, co-founder and senior counsel of the American Freedom Law Center. “We will likely know…

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Fr. Frank Pavone Announces National Christian Voter Registration Sundays

Fr. Frank Pavone Announces National Christian Voter Registration Sundays

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 13, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today called on all believers to participate in National Voter Registration Sundays to be held on June 29, July 6, and September 7 this year. “Citizens do not have the luxury of ‘sitting out’ elections,” said Fr. Pavone. “When human life is at stake, when our very ability to freely practice our faith is under attack, we…

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