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Month: January 2016

Fr. Pavone: When a Human Heart is Beating, Life Has Begun

Fr. Pavone: When a Human Heart is Beating, Life Has Begun

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: January 25, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement today regarding the U.S. Supreme Court decision not to hear heartbeat bills from North Dakota and Arkansas that would protect babies from abortion once a heartbeat can be detected. “Anyone who still questions when life begins has to at least admit that when a human heart is beating, life has begun. The Supreme…

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Kansas Court Decision and the March for Life – More Steps to Take Says Fr. Frank Pavone

Kansas Court Decision and the March for Life – More Steps to Take Says Fr. Frank Pavone

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: January 22, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Washington, DC – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, said today that the Kansas Court of Appeals’ seven-to-seven vote on the Kansas law protecting babies from dismemberment abortion will add an extra urgency to today’s March for Life. “The Kansas court’s tie vote on a law that states unborn babies cannot be killed by having their arms, legs, and heads torn from their bodies means that…

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Gov. Brownback and all Kansans to be Honored with National Pro-Life Award at Jan. 22 Service

Gov. Brownback and all Kansans to be Honored with National Pro-Life Award at Jan. 22 Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: January 20, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback — and the people of Kansas and their legislators — will be honored with the National Pro-Life Recognition Award at the 22nd annual National Memorial for the Pre-born and Their Brothers and Sisters, to take place from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 22 at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life and President of…

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Pray for Leaders and Candidates

Pray for Leaders and Candidates

“Pray for everyone you know… especially for rulers and governments…so we can be quietly about our business of living…” – ‭‭1 Timothy‬ ‭2:1-3‬ ‭MSG http://www.foxnews.com/shows/your-world-cavuto.html When asked about Governor Palin’s recent endorsement, I told Neil Cavuto when he asked me about “The Trump phenomenon that: “Shake-ups aren’t always bad.” In the upcoming days with all of the elections before us, let’s be mindful and prayerful because our nation and our world are in trouble. Let’s pray for all leaders and…

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2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality.” Martin Luther King, Jr. Upon the occasion of the 2016 MLK Holiday, may we thankfully remember in prayer the ministry of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and “Let Freedom Ring” and “thank God that King had a dream.” LET FREEDOM RING

Fr. Pavone: Planned Parenthood’s Lawsuit Will Help Expose the Truth

Fr. Pavone: Planned Parenthood’s Lawsuit Will Help Expose the Truth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: January 14, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement regarding Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit against the Center for Medical Progress. “Like the Center for Medical Progress, I welcome this lawsuit. When all the facts are known about Planned Parenthood and its harvesting of the limbs and organs of pre-born children, Americans will realize the depths of corruption that reach to the highest levels…

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Prayer and Protest Outside D.C. Planned Parenthood, Jan. 21

Prayer and Protest Outside D.C. Planned Parenthood, Jan. 21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: January 14, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Fr. Pavone: “We’ve only just begun our offensive against Planned Parenthood” WASHINGTON, D.C. — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life and President of the National Pro-Life Religious Council, will lead a national prayer vigil at the construction site of a new Planned Parenthood in Washington, D.C., from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 21. “Many other pro-life leaders and activists will join in prayer and protest…

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Priests for Life Leaders Praise Congressman for Statements on Abortion

Priests for Life Leaders Praise Congressman for Statements on Abortion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: January 13, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, and Dr. Alveda King, Director of African-American Outreach, issued the following statement today to support Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wisconsin) after he was criticized by the Congressional Black Caucus for statements he made about abortion in the African-American community “We commend Congressman Sean Duffy for pointing out the obvious, namely, that far too many African-American leaders are ignoring…

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Fr. Pavone Salutes Iowa Congressman for Empty Chair

Fr. Pavone Salutes Iowa Congressman for Empty Chair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: January 12, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today saluted the efforts of Iowa Congressman Steve King, who announced he will leave an empty chair for the unborn at tonight’s State of the Union address. “This kind of witness is exactly what’s needed to break through the blind spot that President Obama, the Democratic party and so many of the American people have about the…

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Inspirational Singer Tony Melendez to Perform at Jan. 22 National Memorial for the Pre-Born

Inspirational Singer Tony Melendez to Perform at Jan. 22 National Memorial for the Pre-Born

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: January 12, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, D.C. — In 1962, those fighting for the legalization of abortion rallied around a children’s television host from Arizona who had taken pills her husband brought back from Europe. The pills were the now-infamous thalidomide, a drug that impacted the development of children in the womb, causing thousands to be born with missing or shortened limbs. The woman became a cause célèbre, and eventually flew to Sweden to…

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