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Let Freedom Ring!

Let Freedom Ring!

As we approach August 28th, which will be just a few hours from now, it’s important for us to remember that August 28, 1963, 50 years ago, people were marching for jobs, for decent housing, for justice, for better education. Now in the 21st century, 50 years later we see people adding special interest groups or causes. For instance, we heard Planned Parenthood speaking at the march last week. We heard the homosexual community advocating their agenda. For me, what…

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Fr. Pavone and Alveda King to take part in March on Washington commemoration

Fr. Pavone and Alveda King to take part in March on Washington commemoration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: August 26, 2013 Contact: Eugene Vigil 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, will join Dr. Alveda King, Director of African-American Outreach, in commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and her uncle Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Father Pavone will take part in an interfaith service from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Shiloh Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. and will be…

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Alveda, Father Frank to join 50th Celebration

Alveda, Father Frank to join 50th Celebration

Father Frank and I will attend 8/28 celebration for 50 years after March on Washington and I Have a Dream speech. Fifty years ago, a valiant group of people from across America and around the globe embarked on a “March on Washington.” While there have been many marches on Washington possibly before and certainly afterwards, the 1963 March on Washington remains the premier example of how unity of heart and spirit can transform a community, a nation and a world….

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