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Father Pavone: 20th Anniversary of Evangelium Vitae Should Be Celebrated With Prayer, Study

Father Pavone: 20th Anniversary of Evangelium Vitae Should Be Celebrated With Prayer, Study

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 4, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — March 25 will mark the 20th anniversary of the publication of Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life), the foundational document for the pro-life efforts of Christian believers. Pope St. John Paul II wrote the encyclical in 1995 to stir the world “to activate a great campaign in support of life” (EV #95) and to end the “war of the powerful against the weak” (EV #12). “The…

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“Brittany’s Death Was Not a Victory for a Political Cause”

“Brittany’s Death Was Not a Victory for a Political Cause”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: November 2, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK, NY — Janet Morana, Executive Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement after learning of the suicide of Brittany Maynard, a young woman in Oregon who decided to die under the state’s Death with Dignity law rather than continue to battle an aggressive brain cancer. “We are saddened by the fact that this young woman gave up hope, and now our concern is for other…

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Right-to-Die Movement is a Stain of Violence on our Society

Right-to-Die Movement is a Stain of Violence on our Society

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 30, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK, NY — Priests for Life Executive Director Janet Morana this week published a column for the National Catholic Register about a young woman with terminal brain cancer who publicly announced plans to kill herself Nov. 1 using lethal drugs obtained under Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act. The column can be read here: http://www.ncregister.com/blog/JMorana/glen-campbell-and-brittany-maynard-face-their-mortality-very-differently Mrs. Morana released a new statement today regarding the young woman’s public statement that…

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Another Cry for Gun Control Overlooks the Greater Problem of Our Society’s Culture of Death Attitude

Another Cry for Gun Control Overlooks the Greater Problem of Our Society’s Culture of Death Attitude

With the news of yet another mass murder, this time from a celebrity shooter, comes more cries from those seeking gun control. The shooter Elliot Rodgers is yet another example of the symptoms that plague our world. The son of an Assistant Director of the award winning sans gratuitously violent film HUNGER GAMES went on a violent stabbing/shooting spree in what was an apparent cry for help gone wrong. Once again “The Elephant in the Room” is hiding in plain…

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Fr. Pavone: It’s more important than ever to remember Terri Schiavo

Fr. Pavone: It’s more important than ever to remember Terri Schiavo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 31, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK, NY — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement today to mark the “International Day of Prayer and Remembrance for Terri Schindler Schiavo, and All of Our Vulnerable Brothers and Sisters,” or “Terri’s Day,” on the ninth anniversary of the death of Terri Schindler Schiavo: “Nine years ago today, I sat and prayed with a woman who had been denied food…

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My Speech at the World Congress of Families

My Speech at the World Congress of Families

[The speech below is available online here. Click here to view a video of me giving this speech in Madrid.] The Culture of Life v. the Culture of Death: The Greatest Civil Rights Issue of Today Thank you very much for inviting me and for allowing me to take part in this very important conference. It’s an honor to be here. Today, I stand before you as part of the greatest civil rights struggle facing the world in the 21st…

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Two pro-life bills were signed by Georgia’s Governor Deal last week: the GA Fetal Pain bill and the ban on Assisted Suicides.

Two pro-life bills were signed by Georgia’s Governor Deal last week: the GA Fetal Pain bill and the ban on Assisted Suicides.

I had the honor of serving on the Board of Georgia Right to Life during the beginning stages of this wonderful pro-life efforts. It’s a great victory for the pro-life movement and the the state of Georgia! GRTL President Dan Becker today expressed thanks to Governor Nathan Deal for signing a law that protects preborn children capable of feeling pain. “I am deeply grateful that Governor Deal has demonstrated his commitment to protecting the preborn,” Becker said, “by signing this…

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Fr. Pavone To LCWR: Priests for Life Will Work “Side by Side” With Women Religious To Proclaim A Pro-Life Message

Fr. Pavone To LCWR: Priests for Life Will Work “Side by Side” With Women Religious To Proclaim A Pro-Life Message

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 19, 2012 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 STATEN ISLAND, NY — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following comment today on the Vatican’s assessment of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR): “As a pro-life ministry dedicated to fully activating the Church to end abortion and euthanasia, Priests for Life is grateful to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith for the assessment it has issued of the Leadership Conference…

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“Terri Schiavo Priest” Issues Anniversary Statement

“Terri Schiavo Priest” Issues Anniversary Statement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 25, 2012 Contact: Andre Kim 347-286-7277 New York, NY — Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, who became known as the “Terri Schiavo Priest” because of his involvement in the case back in 2005, issued the following statement in preparation for the seventh anniversary of her death on March 31: “None of us who were in Terri’s room during her final weeks and hours will ever forget the intense spiritual and emotional…

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Father Pavone invites all to join Novena in memory of Terri Schiavo

Father Pavone invites all to join Novena in memory of Terri Schiavo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 23, 2012 Contact: Andre Kim 347-286-7277 Seventh Anniversary of her death will be March 31 March 31 will mark seven years since Terri Schindler Schiavo died after being deliberately dehydrated, with the consent of a Florida court. The International Day of Prayer and Remembrance for Terri Schindler Schiavo, and All of Our Vulnerable Brothers and Sisters (“Terri’s Day”) was established in 2007 by the Schindler family and Priests for Life, and is observed each year….

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