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America, Take the Knee!

America, Take the Knee!

There are challenges with today’s young people wanting to “take the knee” and turn their backs on our National Anthem and our American Flag. As we honor our nation, it would be good to extend the tradition of honoring America, not by attacking cherished symbols, but by including everyone in the conversations in peace and nonviolence. I for one would like to see the Negro National Anthem (Lift Every Voice and Sing) included in tributes to our nation. What’s missing…

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The Pen is a Key

The Pen is a Key

From the historic White House Rose Garden, President Trump said: “Freedom is a gift from God” in observance of the 2017 National Day of Prayer; he was joined by Leaders of Faith to sign Executive Order Protecting Religious Liberty. “When President Trump released the historic pen used to sign the historic Freedom of Religion Act in honor of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. yesterday, there was a united prayer for revival released around the world simultaneously. Please pray with us…

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Priests for Life Praises Executive Order That Addresses Battle Against HHS Mandate, Freedom to Preach Politics From the Pulpit.

Priests for Life Praises Executive Order That Addresses Battle Against HHS Mandate, Freedom to Preach Politics From the Pulpit.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 4, 2017 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK – Alveda King, director of Civil Rights for the Unborn for Priests for Life, was at the White House today as President Trump signed an executive order on religious liberty that directly impacts the work of the pro-life ministry she serves full-time. The executive order affirms the commitment of this Administration — and indeed of America — to the foundational principle of religious freedom, which means that…

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Fr. Pavone: President Trump’s Religious Liberty Order Is Cause for Celebration

Fr. Pavone: President Trump’s Religious Liberty Order Is Cause for Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 3, 2017 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today said that reports of a White House executive order on religious liberty to be issued tomorrow is very welcome news. “Speaking as one who has spent the last five years in federal courts – and who is still in court – defending the right of religious groups and individuals to practice our beliefs, President Trump’s anticipated…

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Fr. Pavone: Don’t let bogus Catholic group speak for you!

Fr. Pavone: Don’t let bogus Catholic group speak for you!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 19, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Comment period for public to weigh in on HHS mandate closes a minute before midnight tomorrow NEW YORK – Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued a new appeal today for people of faith who oppose the unjust contraception/abortifacient mandate in the Affordable Care Act to submit their comments to the Federal Register. The public comment period ends at 11:59 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 20, for those…

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Public Urged to Comment on HHS Mandate Religious Liberty Cases

Public Urged to Comment on HHS Mandate Religious Liberty Cases

Period of public comment ends Sept. 20 The public comment period ends Sept. 20 for those who would like to help solve the impasse over the Affordable Care Act’s unjust contraception and abortion mandate. After hearing oral arguments March 23 in Priests for Life vs. HHS and six other cases against the mandate, the Supreme Court sent the cases back to the lower courts with the admonition that the Obama administration and the petitioners – 37 in all – should…

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American Freedom Law Center Names Fr. Pavone a “Freedom Fighter”

American Freedom Law Center Names Fr. Pavone a “Freedom Fighter”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 1, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, will receive the 2016 Freedom Fighter Award Sept. 20 in Michigan during the American Freedom Law Center’s annual dinner. Father Pavone is also the keynote speaker for the dinner at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, MI. He will share a powerful message about the critical moment we face right now in America regarding religious freedom and in our…

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Fr. Frank Pavone Calls for Public Support for Priests for Life vs. HHS and Defense of Religious Liberty

Fr. Frank Pavone Calls for Public Support for Priests for Life vs. HHS and Defense of Religious Liberty

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: July 25, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today urged religious believers to respond to the Obama administration’s new “Request for Information” in the ongoing controversy regarding the HHS mandate. “If the government really wants to know what Americans think about its so-called HHS mandate, then let’s tell them,” said Fr. Pavone. “Believers need to speak up and let their voices be heard during the…

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Fr. Frank Pavone Praises GOP Platform’s Call for Repeal of the Johnson Amendment

Fr. Frank Pavone Praises GOP Platform’s Call for Repeal of the Johnson Amendment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: July 19, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Landmark book, “Abolishing Abortion,” calls for Church to stop political self-censorship NEW YORK – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today praised the inclusion of language in the approved Republican Platform calling for the repeal of the Johnson Amendment which, in an undefined and chilling way, tells churches and non-profit organizations that they must not “participate in or intervene in…any political campaign.” “The Republican platform’s language…

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Media Advisory: Priests for Life to Host Telephone Press Conference Monday After Ruling in Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt

Media Advisory: Priests for Life to Host Telephone Press Conference Monday After Ruling in Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 24, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, D.C. — With the U.S. Supreme Court ruling expected Monday, June 27, in the Texas abortion case Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt — a case that could have far-reaching implications for abortion facilities across the country — Priests for Life will host a teleconference for the media at 11:30 a.m. that day. On the call will be the National Director of Priests for Life, Father Frank Pavone, who…

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