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Month: October 2015

Supreme Court Close to Decision on Whether to Review HHS Mandate Challenge

Supreme Court Close to Decision on Whether to Review HHS Mandate Challenge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 29, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, released the following statement regarding Priests for Life’s legal challenge to the HHS mandate, which would force coverage of abortion: “Priests for Life and six other petitions are now at the door of the U.S. Supreme Court, challenging the HHS mandate. We may know by early next week which of these cases the High Court will accept…

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God’s Love Trumps Human Laws: Prayers for America and our World

God’s Love Trumps Human Laws: Prayers for America and our World

During reflections and prayers for our nation and our world, in the midst of all the domestic and global upheaval, we need to remember that God’s love and natural law trumps human nature and common law. #Godslovematters. “Leave your fatherless children; I will keep them alive; and let your widows trust in me.” For thus says the Lord: “If those who did not deserve to drink the cup must drink it, will you go unpunished? You shall not go unpunished,…

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January 21 Prayer Service Against Planned Parenthood

January 21 Prayer Service Against Planned Parenthood

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 26, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, announced today that there will be special national protests against Planned Parenthood on Thursday, January 21, the day before the annual March for Life here. “Each year, pro-life leaders and activists have gathered in front of the Planned Parenthood in DC, which used to be at 16th Street, but is now opening its new location at 1225…

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House Action on Planned Parenthood “Important Step Forward”

House Action on Planned Parenthood “Important Step Forward”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 23, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK – Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement today regarding the passage of a House bill that would defund Planned Parenthood for one year. “Today’s action in the House is an important step forward in ending the massive, unnecessary, and immoral funding of Planned Parenthood. We in the pro-life movement have to continue to work this process with patience, perseverance, and…

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Fr. Pavone Pledges to Work Closely with New Vatican Dicastery

Fr. Pavone Pledges to Work Closely with New Vatican Dicastery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 22, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, welcomed the news announced by Pope Francis at the Synod of Bishops today that there would be a new dicastery formed at the Vatican to cover the themes of Laity, Family, and Life. This new dicastery will replace the Pontifical Council for the Family and the Pontifical Council for the Laity, and joined to it will be…

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Memorial Service Will Honor Babies Killed by Kermit Gosnell

Memorial Service Will Honor Babies Killed by Kermit Gosnell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 21, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement regarding the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Gosnell’s Clinic, to take place at noon on Saturday, Oct. 24, at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia: “In 2010, the Philadelphia abortion clinic of Kermit Gosnell was raided, for reasons unrelated to abortion, and in the course of that raid, the body parts of…

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A Tribute to Pastor T. Allen McNair: A Good and Beloved Man of God

A Tribute to Pastor T. Allen McNair: A Good and Beloved Man of God

“When the Guild of Prophets who lived in Bethel came out to greet Elisha, they asked him, “You are aware, aren’t you, that later today the LORD is going to remove your master from being your mentor?” “Of course I’m aware of it,” he said. “Calm down.”‘ 2 Kings 2:3 THE EARLY YEARS My Pastor Theo Allen McNair was born in Dillon, South Carolina. His parents were well respected in their community participating in church activities and raising their family….

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The Sound of Silence Reverberating Around the Nation

The Sound of Silence Reverberating Around the Nation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 20, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 TROY, OHIO — A year ago, Abby McIntyre saw some students at her high school in Indianapolis wearing red tape across their mouths, with the word “LIFE” written in black. She wondered what was going on and was directed to the school’s pro-life club, where she learned about the Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity, and was given her own red tape. Abby, then a senior, spent the rest of…

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Pro-lifers Will Lose Their Voices for a Day for the Unborn

Pro-lifers Will Lose Their Voices for a Day for the Unborn

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 16, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 TROY, Ohio — The 11th annual Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 20. Founded by Bryan Kemper, director of Stand True, the youth outreach of Priests for Life, the annual observance gives participants an opportunity to spread the word about the injustice of abortion without saying a word. Students on thousands of campuses in dozens of countries are expected to take part in this…

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A Call for Peace On The Million Man Anniversary

A Call for Peace On The Million Man Anniversary

It’s been 20 years since the Million Man March called Black men to Washington, DC for a “day of atonement.” The eyes of the world were on what for many was hoped to be the next great March on Washington, picking up on the dream MLK unwrapped in 1963. So, last week, nearly 20 years later, Minister Louis Farrakhan, Pastor Jeremiah Wright and others again drew crowds to Washington, D.C., under the banner “justice or else.” Or else what? And…

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