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Month: October 2012

Father Scott Daniels makes TV debut tonight on “Defending Life”

Father Scott Daniels makes TV debut tonight on “Defending Life”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 18, 2012 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 STATEN ISLAND, NY — Father Scott Daniels, O.P., a pastoral associate for Priests for Life, will have his television debut tonight as the new season of “Defending Life” kicks off on EWTN. Father Daniels has been passionate about pro-life issues since his seminary days in the 1980s. Since 2009, when he was granted permission to work full-time as a priest associate with Priests for Life, he has been traveling…

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The Facts About Abortion

The Facts About Abortion

Article By Marcella Franseen Abortion is a lie from its beginning to its end and at every place in-between. There have been over 55 million abortions done in the United States since Roe vs. Wade. Over 55 million lives lost to a lie. I would like to give an overview of three of the most powerful lies of the abortion industry. Lie #1: Unborn babies are not full human beings Is the unborn a human being? This is one of…

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Why It Matters That Your Doctors Are Pro-Life

Why It Matters That Your Doctors Are Pro-Life

Attorney Linsey Sowinski of Coeur d’Alane, Idaho, was 32 years old and a newlywed when she and her husband, Scott, found out Linsey had B-cell lymphoma. She wanted to live, and she wanted her baby to live as well. Her doctors waited until after her first trimester to begin chemo, conscious of the fact that the baby was receiving the powerful drugs as well. When she was 37 weeks pregnant, doctors induced labor and Lena was born. Right after the…

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Students Pledge to Lose Their Voices for the Unborn

Students Pledge to Lose Their Voices for the Unborn

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 15, 2012 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Walking to class with red tape across her lips last year, college student Betsy Joy was approached by a fellow student who asked what she was doing. She gave him literature describing her participation in the Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity. He confided to her that his girlfriend had recently had an abortion. “I told him where he could go to find healing,” said Ms. Joy, a resident of…

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Dear Jesse: Babies R Somebody 2

Dear Jesse: Babies R Somebody 2

Recently my good friend Walter H. Hoye, III wrote in his weekly column, Conflict of Interest an article entitled Personhood: I Am Somebody inspired by the poem written in the 1950s by Rev. William Holmes Borders, Sr. Hoye writes how a then pro-life Jesse Jackson recited his own version of the poem on Sesame Street. Jesse said in his poem that it doesn’t matter how small or what color you are, we are all “God’s Child” I knew Rev. Borders…

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Fr. Pavone to receive Henry Hyde Award from American Catholic Press

Fr. Pavone to receive Henry Hyde Award from American Catholic Press

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 12, 2012 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 STATEN ISLAND, NY – Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, will be honored with the 2012 Henry Hyde Award at the annual benefit dinner of the American Catholic Press (ACP). The dinner will take place Oct. 26 in Flossmoor, Ill. The award named for the late chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, a longtime advocate for the unborn, grew out of another award, the Gratiam Dei…

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Videos: Abortion in the Black Community – Congressman Allen West’s Education Forum

Videos: Abortion in the Black Community – Congressman Allen West’s Education Forum

Congressman Allen West and many other black pro-life people and organizations spoke about abortion and its impact on the black population at the Congressional Russell Building. Speakers included: Dr. Day Gardner, President Black Prolife Union; Ryan Bomberger, Founder of the Radiance Foundation; Stephen Broden, Sr. Pastor, Fairpark Bible Church; Dr. Freda Bush, MD; Catherine Davis, President, The Restoration Project; Walter Hoye, President, Issues4LifeFoundation; Dean Nelson, Vice President, Underserved Outreach, Care Net and Alveda King, Pastoral associate with Priests for Life…

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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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October: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every time I see the pink ribbons, balloons, pink lemonade and everything else associated with the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I get sad because the link to breast cancer and abortions and contraceptives isn’t addressed in the campaign. I was invited to speak at a Breast Cancer Awareness event in Atlanta. I am so sorry that I was already booked for something else, because I really would have gone and passed out the ABC’s of breast cancer brochures and…

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