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Month: June 2016

Fr. Pavone Thanks Donald Trump for Key Message to Christians

Fr. Pavone Thanks Donald Trump for Key Message to Christians

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 13, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, thanked Donald Trump today for the speech he gave on Friday, June 10 at the Faith and Freedom Conference in Washington, D.C. In the speech, he hit on themes of key concerns to Christians. Mr. Trump acknowledged, at the outset of his remarks, the presence of Fr. Frank and other key religious leaders in the audience. Fr….

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The World’s “Greatest Boxer” is Gone But Not Forgotten

The World’s “Greatest Boxer” is Gone But Not Forgotten

One week ago today, on June 3, many Americans and people around the world mourned the loss of Muhammad Ali. Dead at the age of 74, Ali, perhaps the greatest boxer ever, died after a 32 year battle with Parkinson’s disease. May we pray for the peace of his family, his many admirers and his critics. We pray that Muhammad Ali be remembered not only as a man who won in a boxing ring, but who tirelessly waged war on…

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Priests for Life calls for prayer for victory in Texas abortion case

Priests for Life calls for prayer for victory in Texas abortion case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 9, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Sometime within the next few weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court will issue an opinion on the most important abortion-related case in decades. To pave the way for victory in Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt, Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, is calling on churches, pro-life groups, families and individuals to pray a special prayer he wrote about the case and its importance to…

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Priests for Life stands with NYS Assemblyman Castorina as he works to protect unborn babies and their mothers

Priests for Life stands with NYS Assemblyman Castorina as he works to protect unborn babies and their mothers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 8, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 STATEN ISLAND, NY — Priests for Life is standing in solidarity with Staten Island State Assemblyman Ron Castorina, who spoke the truth about abortion and the impact it is having on the African-American community as the Assembly prepared on Tuesday to vote on a bill that would expand abortion in New York State. The bill ultimately passed the Democrat-controlled Assembly by a vote of 88-44 but Assemblyman Castorina spent…

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Fr. Frank Pavone Praises Oklahoma’s New Measure to Promote an Abortion-Free Society

Fr. Frank Pavone Praises Oklahoma’s New Measure to Promote an Abortion-Free Society

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 7, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today praised Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin for signing into law legislation that will provide pregnant women, students, and the general public with information “for the purpose of achieving an abortion-free society.” “States promote life by discouraging smoking, illicit drug use, and drunk driving,” said Fr. Pavone. “Promoting an abortion-free society is entirely consistent with this ethic. Oklahoma’s…

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Priests for Life welcomes new Pontifical Council for Laity, Family, and Life

Priests for Life welcomes new Pontifical Council for Laity, Family, and Life

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 4, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, has welcomed the news this morning from Pope Francis that he is establishing a new Pontifical Council for Laity, Family, and Life. “Pontifical Councils” are a particular type of Vatican office that assists the work of the Holy Father and the Catholic Church around the world on particular themes of importance to the Church’s ministry. Already in…

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