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  • Priests for Life Fr. Frank Pavone Resigns from Trump Campaign Roles

    07/25/2020 9:16:52 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 30 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | July 25, 2020 | JD Flynn and Kevin Jones/CNA
    Priests for Life Fr. Frank Pavone Resigns from Trump Campaign Roles WASHINGTON — Priests for Life national director Fr. Frank Pavone has resigned from advisory positions in the reelection campaign of President Donald Trump. The priest withdrew at the direction of Church authorities, he told CNA Friday. “I’ve been requested by the competent ecclesiastical authority not to have an official title/position on the advisory boards. So, as a priest in good standing, I’ve followed that request,” Pavone told CNA July 24, in response to questions about his role in the Trump campaign.
  • Dr. Alveda King Interview: Planned Parenthood Targeting Blacks?

    02/26/2019 11:19:38 PM PST · by kathsua · 13 replies
    AFR.net ^ | o1/24/19 | sandy Rios
    Does Planned Parenthood target blacks? That is what Dr. Martin Luther King’s niece thinks. Recently, I spoke on my radio show with Evangelist Dr. Alveda King, the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. She is the Director of Civil Rights for the Unborn with the organization Priests for Life. The focus was on Planned Parenthood and the African-American community. Her comments are relevant year round, especially MLK Day and the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision favoring abortion, Roe v. Wade (January 22, 1973). She told me, “The leading cause of death in the African-American community is not gang-violence,...
  • Father Frank Pavone: I Am Voting for Donald Trump and Pro-Life Voters Should Too. Here’s Why

    10/11/2016 4:33:55 AM PDT · by Shark24 · 21 replies
    Lifenews.com ^ | Oct 10, 2016 | STEVEN ERTELT
    "But when it comes t evaluating which presidential candidate to vote for, Father Frank Pavone of Priests for Life says Hillary Clinton’s steadfast support for abortion makes it so he will be voting for Donald Trump — and he urges pro-life voters to vote for him too."
  • Fr. Frank Pavone Releases New Book on Preaching on Abortion

    05/05/2016 1:10:52 PM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    tennesseewatchman.com ^ | May 2, 2016 | Leslie Palma
    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 readings of every Sunday of all three liturgical years. Proclaiming the Message of Life provides an overview of the Scriptural, doctrinal and liturgical bases for preaching the pro-life message, presents homily...
  • Senator Ted Cruz Stands for the 1st Amendment with Priests for Life

    02/17/2016 9:59:44 AM PST · by Sun · 35 replies
    You Tube ^ | February 14, 2016 | Father Frank Pavone
    Senator Ted Cruz of Texas stands with Priests for Life in our lawsuit against the HHS Mandate of the President Obama administration. On May 8, 2014, while oral arguments were heard in the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, the second most influential Court in the United States, there was a Rally for
  • Cardinal Timothy Dolan cuts ties with anti-abortion crusader Frank Pavone

    12/17/2014 7:24:59 AM PST · by BlatherNaut · 11 replies
    Religion News Service ^ | 12/15/14 | David Gibson
    NEW YORK (RNS) In the latest clash between the Catholic hierarchy and one of the church’s leading anti-abortion crusaders, New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan accused the Rev. Frank Pavone of continuing to stonewall on financial reforms, and Dolan said he is cutting ties with his group, Priests for Life. In a Nov. 20 letter to other U.S. bishops, Dolan said he did not know if the Vatican would now step in to take action against the New York-based priest, who for years has angered various bishops by rejecting oversight of the organization by church authorities and for refusing to sort...
  • Priests for Life wins (temporary) injunction against HHS mandate

    01/04/2014 7:35:02 AM PST · by NYer · 3 replies
    Life Site News ^ | January 2, 2014 | DUSTIN SIGGINS
    According to National Director Father Frank Pavone, the mandate “promotes the very culture of death that Priests for Life works to combat.” WASHINGTON, D.C., January 2, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Another religious organization has won victory over the HHS abortion and contraception mandate created under the Affordable Care Act.  On Tuesday, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Priests for Life do not have to follow the mandate while the Supreme Court hears an appeal. In a press release, Priests for Life expressed relief that the decision means that they do not have to cancel health insurance coverage for...
  • Priests Rebuke Nancy Pelosi: Repent or Join a Satanic Church

    06/23/2013 5:32:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 23, 2013 | Doug Giles
    I wish the craven evangelical ministers would grow some cojones like “The Priests for Life” obviously have and start rebuking politicians who claim union with Christ while proposing and supporting legislation that’s spawned in the abyss. I don’t know if you’re hip to what the Priests for Life did last week but these gents formally sent Nancy Pelosi a little love letter telling that nutty chick, in essence, to either renounce her backing of abortion, as a Catholic, or join a Satanic Church. Actually they didn’t say join a Satanic Church. But she would fit right in. Yeah, I said...
  • Fox News to air one-hour special on Gosnell trial

    04/24/2013 11:32:38 AM PDT · by topher · 26 replies
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | 4-24-2013 | Ben Johnson
    WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Fox News will air a one-hour documentary on “house of horrors” abortionist Kermit Gosnell in two weeks. The special program will air at 9 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, according to Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests for Life. The Gosnell story garnered national media coverage after a successful campaign on the social media site Twitter two weeks ago that generated more than half-a-million mentions of the abortionist and hundreds of thousands of uses of the #Gosnell hashtag. The height of media coverage came when NBC's Today show questioned Barack Obama about the trial....
  • Catholic Caucus: Priests for Life Good News -- Father Frank Pavone traveling again

    08/06/2012 8:19:33 AM PDT · by topher · 8 replies
    Priests for Life Site -- Travel Schedule pages ^ | August 6, 2012 | Vanity based on PFL schedule
    This is a vanity posting based on the travel schedule of Father Frank Pavone. Apparently, he and Bishop Zurek has come to agreement about his upcoming travels. He finally has more just a couple of travel events scheduled. He has three pages of travels now scheduled, including a trip to Rome, Stand-Up-For-Religious-Freedom in San Francisco, among other travels.
  • Catholic Group [Priests for Life] to Defy New Obamacare Pro-Abortion Mandate

    08/02/2012 8:16:03 AM PDT · by rhema · 12 replies
    LifeNews ^ | 8/1/12 | Steven Ertelt
    The pro-life Catholic group Priests for Life is the first to announce it will openly defy the new pro-abortion mandate the HHS department put in force today under the Obamacare health care law. The new mandate compels religious employers to pay for and refer employees for birth control, abortion-causing drugs and contraception in violation of employers’ religious beliefs. Father Frank Pavone told LifeNews his pro-life group doesn’t qualify for the narrowly-drawn exemptions in the mandate, so his organization will not comply with it and will run the risk of fines and other possible punishment. “The unjust and unconstitutional HHS mandate,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Should the KofC mediate the crisis at Priests for Life?

    11/05/2011 11:36:46 AM PDT · by topher · 21 replies
    November 5, 2011 | Vanity
    As someone who has worked for Priests for Life, I have a perspective of the current situation that few people enjoy. Currently, there are reports of IRS problems with Priests for Life as well as debt problems with this non-profit organization. The current crisis has been brought to a climax by a recent letter issued by Bishop Zurek of Amarillo to all bishops of the USCCB asking them [and their flocks] not to contribute to Priests for Life. Additionally, Bishop Zurek has recalled Father Frank Pavone to only work inside the Diocese of Amarillo -- with no travel outside the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Records reveal growing tensions between Pavone, bishop

    10/18/2011 1:57:54 PM PDT · by topher · 15 replies
    Amarillo Globe News ^ | October 15, 2011 | By KAREN SMITH WELCH
    In a 1,883-word plea for donations, the Rev. Frank Pavone warns of “heralds of the culture of death who seek to ... use my current situation to mislead people into thinking that they are wasting their precious pro-life dollars by entrusting them to Priests for Life.” The anti- abortion charity based in Staten Island, N.Y., over the last decade has channeled more than $1.4 million to its nonprofit affiliates, spent $2.4 million on a ministry that soon went defunct and shelled out more than $250,000 in loans to an employee and a check to an entity in Europe. Over the...
  • Bishops for Life? : On Civil Rights and the Silencing of Father Frank Pavone

    10/17/2011 6:34:46 PM PDT · by Dajjal · 44 replies
    The Remnant Online ^ | Oct. 5, 2011 | Christopher A. Ferrara
    ... Father Pavone’s bishop, Patrick Zurek of the Diocese of Amarillo, Texas, has issued an administrative decree “suspend[ing] Father Frank A. Pavone from public ministry outside the Diocese of Amarillo.” In a letter dated September 9, which he sent to the entire American episcopate to justify his decision in the court of public opinion, Zurek reveals his real intention: to destroy Father Pavone’s reputation and sink Priests for Life. Professing a desire to “strengthen Father Pavone’s sense of communicatio sacramentalis,” Zurek combines vicious public insults with outright calumny.... Bishop Zurek’s power play against Father Pavone is a prime example of...
  • Father Pavone Update ( You-Tube )

    10/05/2011 8:33:54 AM PDT · by dragonblustar · 42 replies
    You-Tube ^ | Oct, 5 2011 | Life Dynamics
    As many of you probably know, our friend Father Pavone has been literally exiled by his bishop and barred from doing the pro-life work God clearly put him here to do.
  • ‘What bothers me the most’ - Fr. Pavone pens update from Amarillo

    09/16/2011 4:31:00 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 23 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/16/11 | Father Frank Pavone
    Well, friends, here in Amarillo I am working hard at my computer on various pro-life projects as I await further instructions from the diocese. Nothing yet, but being I take my “traveling office” with me to four states a week, there’s never a “nothing to do” moment. It’s so encouraging to see so many people on the same page with me, loving and respecting the Church and, out of that very love and respect, supporting the pro-life mission we are all engaged in together. Amidst the many expressions of support, many say to me that they are praying for me...
  • Fr. Pavone considering founding new religious order

    09/15/2011 5:02:57 PM PDT · by markomalley · 24 replies
    CNA/EWTN News ^ | 9/15/11 | Michelle Bauman
    Father Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, has said that if his bishop does not allow him to return to full-time pro-life work, he will consider being incardinated in a different diocese or founding a religious order to continue his pro-life ministry. The well-known pro-life priest also said that he had been actively talking with Bishop Patrick J. Zurek of Amarillo, Texas for months about spending more time in the diocese before the bishop forbid him from ministry outside of the diocese. In an interview with CNA, Fr. Pavone said that he arrived in Amarillo on Sept. 13,...
  • Most recent updates on Fr. Pavone situation (Catholic Caucus)

    09/15/2011 5:42:23 AM PDT · by NYer · 18 replies · 1+ views
    Life Site News ^ | September 14, 2011 | Editors
    Note: This document will be updated with new information about Fr. Pavone’s situation as it becomes available. It is arranged in chronological order from newest to oldest. 9/14 - On his blog - In the Light of the Law - famed canonist Ed Peters comments on the Bishop Zurek letter noting that the Bishop “should not have used the term ‘suspend’ in regard to Pavone, for ‘suspension’ is a canonical penalty for crime (c. 1333), and Pavone has not been accused of any crime.” He adds however that the Bishop “is within his authority to recall Pavone to Amarillo...
  • Father Pavone suspended from ministry outside Amarillo Diocese (Catholic Caucus)

    09/13/2011 10:55:36 AM PDT · by NYer · 26 replies
    cns ^ | September 13, 2011 | Dennis Sadowski
    Father Pavone (CNS file) By Dennis SadowskiCatholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Father Frank Pavone, one of the country's most visible and vocal opponents of abortion, has been suspended from active ministry outside the Diocese of Amarillo, Texas, over financial questions about his operation of Priests for Life. The suspension was made public in a Sept. 9 letter from Amarillo Bishop Patrick J. Zurek to his fellow bishops across the country, but Father Pavone told Catholic News Service that he was returning to Amarillo and planned to continue functioning as a priest there. "My decision is the result of...
  • Official Statement of Father Frank Pavone (Catholic Caucus)

    09/13/2011 2:13:58 PM PDT · by NYer · 45 replies
    Priests for Life ^ | September 13, 2011 | Fr. Frank Pavone
    STATEN ISLAND, NY – Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, has issued the following statement: “For the past several years, my Ordinary, the Most Reverend Patrick Zurek, Bishop of Amarillo, has given me permission to do the full-time pro-life work that I have done since 1993. In 2005, I made a public promise in a Church ceremony in Amarillo, presided over by a Vatican Cardinal, that this full-time pro-life work would be a lifetime commitment. That’s a commitment I promise to fulfill without wavering.  “This past week, however, I received a letter from the Bishop insisting that I...