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Month: September 2015

Priests for Life Praises House Action on Women’s Public Health and Safety Act

Priests for Life Praises House Action on Women’s Public Health and Safety Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 30, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, the Catholic Church’s largest organization focused on ending abortion, today hailed the House of Representatives’ passage of a bill to give states flexibility in deciding whether to fund abortion groups through the Medicaid program. “The Women’s Public Health and Safety Act offers what the abortion lobby always claims it supports – choice,” said Fr. Pavone. “If people…

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Fr. Pavone: Pope Francis Upholds ‘Convictions of Conscience:’ Is Obama Listening?

Fr. Pavone: Pope Francis Upholds ‘Convictions of Conscience:’ Is Obama Listening?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 24, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 PHILADELPHIA – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, the nation’s largest Catholic pro-life organization, today issued the following statement on Pope Francis’s address to Congress. “Pope Francis reminded us today that our government must have ‘respect for our differences and our convictions of conscience.’ “We at Priests for Life applaud Pope Francis’s affirmation of religious freedom in his remarks to Congress. His words highlight the need…

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Fr. Pavone: VP Biden Misses the Point on Abortion

Fr. Pavone: VP Biden Misses the Point on Abortion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 24, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 PHILADELPHIA — In an interview with the Jesuit publication America, Vice President Biden stated, “Abortion is always wrong … But I’m not prepared to impose doctrine that I’m prepared to accept on the rest of [the country]…I’m prepared to accept that at the moment of conception there’s human life and being, but I’m not prepared to say that to other God-fearing [and] non-God-fearing people that have a different view.” Fr….

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Memorial Service Oct. 24 for Kermit Gosnell Victims

Memorial Service Oct. 24 for Kermit Gosnell Victims

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 24, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 PHILADELPHIA, PA — At the conclusion of the Pro-life International Symposium at the World Meeting of Families here last night, it was announced that on Saturday, October 24, there will be a National Day of Remembrance at the gravesite of the babies killed by Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell and discovered in jars, boxes, and milk cartons in his clinic. Gosnell is in prison for life, for killing babies born alive….

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World Meeting of Families Remarks

World Meeting of Families Remarks

www.kingrulesbook.com September 23, 2015 Dear friends, as Director of African American Outreach for Priests for Life, please allow me to say, “be encouraged as you continue to preserve true human rights and fundamental freedoms; life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” Today we gather at the World Meeting of Families to proclaim that the family is a cornerstone of our society. Yet as we gather together, that cornerstone is being chipped away by forces that want to destroy our communities;…

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Pro-Life International Symposium at World Meeting of Families

Pro-Life International Symposium at World Meeting of Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 23, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 PHILADELPHIA – As part of the World Meeting of Families, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and a coalition of pro-life leaders will host a Pro-Life International Symposium at 6 p.m. tonight – Wednesday, Sept. 23 – in the Grand Ballroom of the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The symposium is free and open to the general public, as well as World Meeting attendees. Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, a…

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Pols who won’t vote to defund Planned Parenthood have their own war chests in mind

Pols who won’t vote to defund Planned Parenthood have their own war chests in mind

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 18, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK – Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement after the House voted for a moratorium on federal funding for Planned Parenthood. “Priests for Life congratulates the U.S. House of Representatives for voting for a moratorium on Planned Parenthood funding for one year, pending investigations into the immoral and illegal activities of the mega-abortion business. The efforts to stop the flow of…

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Priests for Life co-sponsoring Oct. 10 protest of Planned Parenthood

Priests for Life co-sponsoring Oct. 10 protest of Planned Parenthood

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 21, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, released the following statement this morning: “Priests for Life is happy to be one of the national co-sponsors of the protests to take place simultaneously at hundreds of Planned Parenthood locations across the nation on Saturday, October 10. In a recent op-ed, I outlined the reasons. “We who organize these protests are not a fringe group of…

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Circuit Split on HHS Mandate Good News for Priests for Life

Circuit Split on HHS Mandate Good News for Priests for Life

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 18, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement regarding the mixed rulings from the federal courts on Obamacare’s HHS mandate and the unconstitutional burden the mandate places on religious non-profits. “Given that there is now a circuit split regarding whether the HHS mandate accommodation for non-profit groups violates their religious freedom, it is more likely that the Supreme Court will have…

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Dear Miss Tennessee

Dear Miss Tennessee

First, let’s give honor where honor is due and congratulate Miss Georgia, Betty Cantrell, on her being crowned Miss America 2016 and thank her for her performance of Tu Tu Piccolo Iddio from Madame Butterfly; such an inspiration. While this whole blog could be about Ms. Cantrell’s remarkable accomplishments, there is yet a need to talk about another contestant, Miss Tennessee. See her response to MAP 2016 Judge Vanessa Williams’ question: “Some legislators are threatening to shut down the government…

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