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Month: April 2016

As Prince Departs the Planet, US Currency Plans a Facelift

As Prince Departs the Planet, US Currency Plans a Facelift

In the news this week, new faces for America’s currency are being highlighted and proposed as possible solutions to the not yet defeated nemesis of racism. Meanwhile, another “purple light” has gone out, with the death of Prince. Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill. Andrew Jackson will be moved to the back. Often nicknamed “Moses,” Ms. Tubman was a remarkable woman and a Christian female liberator. She guided slaves to freedom, worked alongside…

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Fr. Pavone Confident Panel on Infant Lives Will Uncover Violations of Federal Law on Sale of Baby Parts

Fr. Pavone Confident Panel on Infant Lives Will Uncover Violations of Federal Law on Sale of Baby Parts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 20, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today thanked the House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives for its work, as it holds another public hearing today to investigate the abortion industry’s gruesome practices. “Former federal prosecutors will testify at today’s House hearing on the pricing of fetal tissue that there is probable cause to believe that abortion businesses have violated federal law,” stated…

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Fr. Pavone Salutes Mississippi for Protecting Unborn

Fr. Pavone Salutes Mississippi for Protecting Unborn

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 15, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement on the new law in Mississippi to protect unborn children from dismemberment abortion: “Mississippi has taken a courageous and righteous step toward protecting children in the womb from the barbarity of a dismemberment abortion. Gov. Phil Bryant, state legislators and every resident of Mississippi have reason to be proud today.” Priests for Life…

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Fr. Pavone: Zika Virus Does Not Justify Abortion

Fr. Pavone: Zika Virus Does Not Justify Abortion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 13, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement today following the Centers for Disease Control finding that the Zika virus definitively causes some babies to be born with microcephaly. “Naturally the Zika virus is a cause for concern, and we call upon governments and medical professionals to continue to develop appropriate treatments and interventions. But in no way does this justify…

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UnitedCryDC16, AzusaNow Raise the Bar in New Jubilee Prayer Wave

UnitedCryDC16, AzusaNow Raise the Bar in New Jubilee Prayer Wave

The year 2016 is a mega “Bible Jubilee” year. The increasing number of prayer rallies, meetings and conference phone calls crying out to God in repentance and seeking revival, reconciliation and renewal are impacting every aspect of our lives. The prayer segment for racial reconciliation led by The Reconciled Church in Washington, DC on April 9, 2016 was very impactful. The two powerful 4/9/16 rallies raised the bar for the cultural transformation needed to bring about more waves of evangelism…

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Priests for Life Petitioners Comment on HHS Case

Priests for Life Petitioners Comment on HHS Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 13, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, DC — The petitioners in Priests for Life vs. HHS, one of the Supreme Court cases consolidated into Zubik vs. Burwell, commented today on the supplemental briefs submitted to the Supreme Court yesterday. Both the petitioners and the government were responding to questions posed in a March 29 order of the Court. Janet Morana, Executive Director of Priests for Life, said: “From the beginning of this case, I…

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Priests for Life tells Court: Yes, there is a Less Restrictive Means

Priests for Life tells Court: Yes, there is a Less Restrictive Means

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 11, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, DC — Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, whose case, Priests for Life vs. HHS, is one of the seven consolidated cases at the Supreme Court in Zubik vs. Burwell, stated today that he has responded to the question that the Supreme Court presented to the petitioners recently, trying to find a way to satisfy their religious objections to the HHS mandate. In an unusual…

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Fr. Frank Pavone Re-elected President of National Pro-life Religious Council

Fr. Frank Pavone Re-elected President of National Pro-life Religious Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 11, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, D.C. — At a meeting last week of its board of directors, the National Pro-life Religious Council (NPRC), by a unanimous vote, re-elected Fr. Frank Pavone President of this inter-denominational organization that seeks to end abortion and equip the Church to proclaim the Gospel of Life. “Thank you for your ongoing trust; it is a privilege to serve the organization in this way,” Fr. Frank said to the…

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Priests for Life Welcomes Papal Document

Priests for Life Welcomes Papal Document

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 8, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement this morning: “All of us at Priests for Life welcome the document issued today by Pope Francis called “Amoris Laetitia” (“The Joy of Love”), which summarizes his teaching following the two worldwide synods of bishops held in the last two years on the topic of the family. “We encourage all the clergy and…

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Donald Trump and the Pro-life Movement: It’s an Open Door

Donald Trump and the Pro-life Movement: It’s an Open Door

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 7, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement today: “Yesterday, a number of media outlets reported a story incorrectly regarding the relationship of Donald Trump to the pro-life movement, and I would like to correct the record. Neither Mr. Trump nor anyone associated with him or his campaign canceled a meeting or phone call with pro-life leaders, nor did they break…

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