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Month: December 2014

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM DR. ALVEDA KING

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM DR. ALVEDA KING

Yes Sheriff Clark, I agree. My New Year’s Affirmation: Black Lives, All Lives Matter Friends, this is the very last day of 2014. What a tumultuous yet victorious year it has been. What with Ferguson, Staten Island, Isis, Rumors of Wars, Untold Greed, Poverty and Lack. Oh my goodness! Yet all is not lost! As I declare this truth, and while I have some “New Year’s Resolutions,” I also have some “New Year’s Affirmations.” First, I affirm that Jesus is…

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Dr. Alveda King: SELMA Movie is Historically Entertaining

Dr. Alveda King: SELMA Movie is Historically Entertaining

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 30, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Atlanta, GA — In response to several social media and general inquiries regarding the new SELMA movie release, Dr. Alveda C. King, gospel evangelist, pro-life and civil rights activist shares the following: “An invitation to a pre-release screening of the movie SELMA brought mixed emotions to my heart, and tears to my eyes. As I sat in the theater, I was transported back to the time when my Uncle…

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Priests for Life’s Alveda King to Speak at National Press Club Newsmaker Press Conference Jan. 7

Priests for Life’s Alveda King to Speak at National Press Club Newsmaker Press Conference Jan. 7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 30, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dr. Alveda King, full-time director of African-American Outreach for Priests for Life, daughter of civil rights activist Rev. A.D. King and niece of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., will discuss how her uncle and father would have viewed this generation’s struggle for civil rights during a National Press Club Newsmaker press conference Jan. 7 at 10 a.m. in the Zenger Room. Dr. King will address gun…

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Healing the Shockwaves of #Abortion: Silent No More to Announce Yearlong Project

Healing the Shockwaves of #Abortion: Silent No More to Announce Yearlong Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 30, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The year 2014 saw the first “abortion rom-com” in theaters, heard the head of Planned Parenthood express the goal of making pro-life political candidates “unacceptable,” and endured a relentless assault by an anti-life movement that seeks to recast abortion as a social good. Abortion is not a social good, and in 2015, the Silent No More Awareness Campaign will demonstrate that through a new project called…

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Lead Nonprofit Case against HHS Mandate Moves Forward

Lead Nonprofit Case against HHS Mandate Moves Forward

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 15, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Washington, DC – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, announced today that its case is moving forward in the federal courts to challenge the HHS mandate. The fourth such case to be introduced, back at the start of 2012, the Priests for Life lawsuit will now be appealed to the full body of judges of the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, where a…

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If “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!”…Why do I Feel Like Such a Scrooge?

If “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!”…Why do I Feel Like Such a Scrooge?

Guest Blog by Kevin Burke Christmas can be a magical time, especially when enjoying the season through the eyes of children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. However, alongside the lights and festivities, the joy and wonder of this special time, many struggle with a sense of grief and loss. Sometimes it’s not a pervasive gloom, but more a gnawing melancholy we can fight off by being consumed with all the busyness of the season. You may find yourself (or notice a…

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Priests for Life Medical Adviser Takes Additional Steps Forward on Protocol for RU-486 Reversal

Priests for Life Medical Adviser Takes Additional Steps Forward on Protocol for RU-486 Reversal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 15, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 STATEN ISLAND, NY — Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, announced today that Dr. Matt Harrison, one of the physicians on the Medical Advisory Board of Priests for Life, has taken additional steps to equip medical professionals to save lives by reversing the effects of the abortion technique RU-486. This involves the deployment of an RU-486 reversal kit and increased publicity in the coming months. When…

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Nobel Peace Then and Now…

Nobel Peace Then and Now…

May God bless the 2014 winners of the Nobel Peace Prize, Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi. Both are to be commended for their fearless fight for the rights of children. My Uncle, MLK received the Nobel Peace Prize 50 years ago in 1964 for his nonviolent campaign for human justice. Uncle ML resisted injustice and sought solutions through Christian prayer and nonviolent protests. Many today acknowledge injustice in the world’s judicial systems. In some cases, “the haves” guilty or not…

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Dove Award Winner Matthew Ward to Sing at Jan. 22 National Prayer Service

Dove Award Winner Matthew Ward to Sing at Jan. 22 National Prayer Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 10, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Christian music chart-topper Matthew Ward will sing during the interdenominational National Memorial for the Preborn and Their Mothers and Fathers on Thursday morning, January 22, 2015 at Constitution Hall. In the 1970s and 80s, Matthew, a singer, songwriter, recording artist and music producer, helped create the sound that came to be known as Christian Contemporary Music. Now his faith-infused music will fill the majestic Constitution Hall…

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Are You Kidding Me?

Are You Kidding Me?

The premature death of any human being, born or unborn, sick or elderly, is always a tragic death. With that being said, I think I need to speak to personal responsibility. Last week I wrote a blog about all the protesting going on around our country over the deaths of three Black men, Michael Brown in Missouri, Eric Garner in New York, and Trayvon Martin in Florida. In that blog I included a video (see below) of Minister Johnathan Gentry…

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