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Month: May 2016

Fr. Pavone: Priests for Life Supreme Court Case Reminds Us That Next President Will Shape Nation for 40 Years

Fr. Pavone: Priests for Life Supreme Court Case Reminds Us That Next President Will Shape Nation for 40 Years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 9, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — As Priests for Life awaits word from the Supreme Court on its case, Priests for Life vs. HHS, challenging the HHS mandate, Father Frank Pavone, National Director, said the case illustrates the importance of the 2016 elections. “With the Supreme Court evenly divided along ideological lines, it becomes clear that how Americans vote in November will not only impact the next four years, but the next…

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Fr. Pavone Thanks Alabama Legislature for Protective Legislation for Children

Fr. Pavone Thanks Alabama Legislature for Protective Legislation for Children

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 6, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today urged Alabama Governor Robert Bentley to sign into law a bill to protect unborn babies from being dismembered. “It’s hard to imagine a more horrible death than having your body torn apart while you’re in a state of helplessness, but that’s what dismemberment abortions do to babies in the womb,” said Fr. Pavone. “The fact that…

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Mom and Daughter to Share Pain of Abortion Loss at March for Life Canada

Mom and Daughter to Share Pain of Abortion Loss at March for Life Canada

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 OTTAWA, Ontario — The day Allison Pollard learned about the abortion her mother had before giving birth to her, things started to make sense. “I was 23 years old and the single mom of a 3-year-old daughter,” she recalled about the day 15 years ago when her mother, Anita Sonntag, told her and her younger sister about the abortion. “We all cried. My sister and I hurt for our mother…

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Fr. Pavone of Priests for Life Praises Kansas Legislature for Pro-life Measures

Fr. Pavone of Priests for Life Praises Kansas Legislature for Pro-life Measures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 3, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, praised the Kansas legislature for two pro-life measures that it has passed and sent to the desk of Governor Brownback. One measure would prohibit midwives from performing abortions, the other would make permanent an annual budget provision that ensures state family planning funds be given to entities that do not perform abortions. “Governor Brownback, a longtime friend…

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Fr. Frank Pavone Releases New Book on Preaching on Abortion

Fr. Frank Pavone Releases New Book on Preaching on Abortion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 2, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the founding of Priests for Life and to highlight its core mission of empowering clergy to be passionate advocates for the unborn, Father Frank Pavone, National Director, has released today his newest book, Proclaiming the Message of Life: Weekly Reflections from the Lectionary (Servant Books, 2016) The book guides clergy –and laity – through the pro-life themes found in the…

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