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Fr. Frank Pavone in Rome to Help Lead Gospel of Life Celebrations

Fr. Frank Pavone in Rome to Help Lead Gospel of Life Celebrations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 23, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 ROME – Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, is in Rome this week to help lead the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the publication of Pope Saint John Paul’s encyclical, The Gospel of Life (Evangelium Vitae). Tomorrow night there will be an international pro-life vigil at the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore. Father Pavone will be one of five international pro-life leaders helping to lead…

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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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Make Plans Now to Attend Nation’s Premiere Pro-Life Prayer Service

Make Plans Now to Attend Nation’s Premiere Pro-Life Prayer Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: November 12, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 National Memorial for the Preborn is on morning of March for Life WASHINGTON, D.C. — The best way to begin the March for Life is with prayer, and for the last 20 years, the best place to pray has been at the National Memorial for the Preborn and Their Mothers and Fathers, an interfaith service of worship, preaching and song sponsored by the National Pro-Life Religious Council (NPRC), Faith…

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Priests for Life Director Praises Judge William Clark

Priests for Life Director Praises Judge William Clark

August 11, 2013 Shandon, Ca – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement today. “Our Priests for Life team learned with sadness yesterday of the passing of Judge William P. Clark, Jr. This was a man who served our nation constantly, whether in the key positions he held in President Ronald Reagan’s cabinet, or in the countless ways in which, behind the scenes, he defended the very principles on which the nation was founded….

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Pro-life Pilgrimage Begins for Official “Day of Life” in Catholic Church

Pro-life Pilgrimage Begins for Official “Day of Life” in Catholic Church

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 10, 2013 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 STATEN ISLAND, NY – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, the Church’s largest pro-life ministry, announced today the beginning of the “Gospel of Life Pilgrimage” to Rome. “For many months, Priests for Life has been announcing and preparing for the special Day of Life which is an official part of the Catholic Church’s Year of Faith. The Church wants to make it clear that to defend,…

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Date Set for 20th Annual National Memorial for the Preborn

Date Set for 20th Annual National Memorial for the Preborn

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: February 26, 2013 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Interdenominational prayer service will be on Jan. 22, 2014. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Priests for Life and the National Prolife Religious Council announced today that the 20th annual Memorial for the Preborn and their Mothers and Fathers will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 from 8:30 to 10:30am in DAR Constitution Hall in Washington DC. Mass will be offered at the same location at 7:30 a.m. The annual March…

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Priests for Life Welcomes Year of Faith; Urges Renewed Proclamation of Gospel of Life

Priests for Life Welcomes Year of Faith; Urges Renewed Proclamation of Gospel of Life

As the Church begins her observance of the Year of Faith today, Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, announced initiatives to take place this year that will highlight the integral connections between the faith and the commitment to the pro-life cause. In a statement released today (see below), Fr. Pavone stated, “In his encyclical letter Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life, 1995), Blessed John Paul II reminded us, ‘The Gospel of God’s love for man, the Gospel…

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Respect Life Month Brings Rich, Inter-related Themes This Year

Respect Life Month Brings Rich, Inter-related Themes This Year

Happy October! And what a month it will be! There are various powerful observances and events this month whose themes reinforce one another and the overall mission of the Church on behalf of human life. It is, first of all, Respect Life Month. It’s a time to let the pulpits roar with the Church’s Biblical witness to the sacredness of life. And the appropriateness of that roaring is accented this month by the worldwide Synod of Bishops that begins on…

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