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In March, Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion Focuses on Grandparents

In March, Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion Focuses on Grandparents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 3, 2017 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Losing a grandchild to abortion can be a painful and traumatic experience. In March, Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion focuses on this group of older adults who can play a variety of roles in an abortion but end up with the same sense of loss. Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion is an international educational and pastoral effort, launched in January 2015 by the Silent No More Awareness Campaign with…

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December Shockwaves Focuses on Healing Available to Everyone Impacted by Abortion

December Shockwaves Focuses on Healing Available to Everyone Impacted by Abortion

Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion, an initiative to raise awareness of the various groups of people impacted by the loss of a child to abortion, in December calls on all priests, pastors and clergy members to preach about the healing power of the Lord in this season of Advent. “December, and the Advent season, lead us to cry out, “Come, Lord Jesus!” Aware as we are of the many wounds abortion brings, we are more deeply aware of our need…

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The Trauma of Pro-Life Advocates on the Front Lines

The Trauma of Pro-Life Advocates on the Front Lines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 1, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Shockwaves recognizes pain, offers healing to pro-life activists Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion in November will focus on understanding and healing the wounds incurred by pro-life advocates when the children they try to save from abortion are killed despite their efforts. Sidewalk counselors, pregnancy center workers and other pro-life advocates are on the front lines of the abortion battle. They save many lives by accompanying mothers and fathers facing unplanned…

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Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion Travels to Rome

Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion Travels to Rome

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: July 11, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Priests for Life leaders to teach a bioethics course on the ways abortion wounds families, communities NEW YORK — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, and Janet Morana, Executive Director, will travel to Rome this week for various meetings at the Vatican, and to teach a class on “Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion” at the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum during its 15th annual International Bioethics Summer…

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December Shockwaves Theme Reflects Deep Longing for Healing

December Shockwaves Theme Reflects Deep Longing for Healing

Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion reaches a culmination this month with the theme “Come, Lord Jesus!” Shockwaves is a year-long international educational and pastoral effort of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign with the aim of raising awareness about and ministering to a wide variety of groups of people who are impacted when a child dies from abortion. Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life and pastoral director of Silent No More, explains: “Having focused on a different…

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Healing Effort to Focus on Pro-Life Advocates in November

Healing Effort to Focus on Pro-Life Advocates in November

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Pro-life activists are often cursed at, spat on, occasionally assaulted and often reviled in the media. As difficult as that can be, what really can crush the spirit of some pro-lifers is knowing that, despite their best efforts, abortion continues to kill thousands of children every single day. To help pro-lifers continue to carry the cross for the unborn, Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion in November focuses on how activists…

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Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion in the Hispanic Community

Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion in the Hispanic Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 During the Pro-Life International Symposium at the World Meeting of Families last week, Hispanics for Life President Astrid Bennett Gutierrez said abortion advertising in the Latino community is so prevalent that it even includes coupons. There is no doubt that, like the African-American community, Hispanics — especially those in under-privileged neighborhoods– are targeted by the unscrupulous, profit-driven abortion industry. Healing the Hispanic Community is the focus this month of the…

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Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion in Families

Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion in Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Just as every member of a family suffers when a child dies of disease or in an accident, all relationships within a family are affected when a child is lost to abortion, according to child and family psychiatrist Dr. Philip G. Ney, who has said: “There is nothing more damaging to a family than the abortion of one of its children.” The Silent No More Awareness Campaign’s Healing the Shockwaves…

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For August Shockwaves, an Outreach to Abortionists and Clinic Workers

For August Shockwaves, an Outreach to Abortionists and Clinic Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 The horror of the undercover videos released by the Center for Medical Progress underscore this month’s focus of Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion. In August, those who perform and assist in abortions are being invited to healing. Apart from the mother who experiences the abortion, this is the population most intimately involved in the abortion decision and procedure. Included in this outreach are clerical and administrative workers; counselors and social…

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Abortion Shockwaves Ripple Out To Those On The Periphery

Abortion Shockwaves Ripple Out To Those On The Periphery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 6, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Imagine your friend is planning a bank robbery. Do you agree to drive the getaway car? Do you try to talk her out of it? Do you say nothing? Now imagine an innocent bystander is killed during that robbery. Are you impacted by that death? Of course you are, whether you were complicit in the robbery or were merely silent. Even if you counseled against it, this death, and the…

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