Father Frank Pavone is the national director of Priests for Life.

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April 8, 2016, 10:15 AM EDT
All of us at Priests for Life welcome the document issued today by Pope Francis called "Amoris Laetitia" ("The Joy of Love"), which summarizes his teaching following the two worldwide synods of bishops held in the last two years on the topic of the family.
March 10, 2016, 4:11 PM EST
Back in 2009, I was honored to stand with graduating students at Notre Dame who refused to attend their own commencement because pro-abortion President Obama was being honored by the University. We had an alternate commencement ceremony, in which the students’ commitment to defending the most vulnerable among us, the unborn, was highlighted and honored.
February 17, 2016, 3:06 PM EST
Imagine that a pastor is preaching to his congregation on a Sunday morning, giving an impassioned sermon on the meaning of a Bible passage.  Suddenly, the doors at the back of the church burst open.  A federal bureaucrat runs down the aisle and shouts, “Stop preaching!  You’ve got it all wrong!  That’s not what your religion teaches!”
September 10, 2015, 5:21 PM EDT
Maybe you’ve seen or heard about them – secretly recorded videos shot by undercover activists that reveal a business’s callous disregard for life.  Two giants in the American food industry, McDonald’s and Tyson chicken have seen the videos and decided that what they saw could not be tolerated.  They immediately cut all ties with the exposed company so that their good names would not be associated with it.
June 11, 2015, 2:01 PM EDT
As it has been widely reported, President Obama spent some time chatting up Obamacare to the Catholic Health Association on Wednesday. While most of the mainstream media reported on his dire warnings about any potential repeal of the law, only the pro-life media reported on his comments about the dignity and rights of every human being.
November 5, 2014, 9:49 AM EST
The Senate election results are a call for Congress to counter President Obama’s pro-abortion agenda.
October 15, 2014, 11:13 AM EDT
The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, blocked key parts of a 2013 Texas law that required abortion clinics to meet minimum health and safety standards. The effect of the law was the effectual closing of eight of the state's abortion clinics, but the Supreme Court's Texas order allowed these clinics to reopen.
September 23, 2014, 10:52 AM EDT
Priests for Life (PFL) has joined with Catholic Action to file an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to accept a case involving the state of Louisiana’s attempt to force the Catholic Church to violate its sacrament of confession.
August 28, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT
"Indeed, it is the church’s right and obligation to make its teachings on moral ideas known, as long as these teachings do not run afoul of the rules on political activity."
August 25, 2014, 2:47 PM EDT
“Despite this new announcement, we are proceeding full speed ahead with our lawsuit, which already had oral arguments on May 8 in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, and which is therefore likely to be the first of the religious non-profit cases against the mandate to be decided at the appellate level.
August 22, 2014, 9:52 AM EDT
Staten Island, NY – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today celebrated the announcement that the Lebanon Road Surgery Center in Sharonville, Ohio will no longer perform abortions because it is unable to obtain a patient transfer agreement with a local hospital.
January 22, 2014, 11:01 AM EST
Today, the 41st anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions that legalized abortion through all nine months of pregnancy and for any reason, I am urging Americans to take action to bring about the end of abortion.
January 15, 2014, 11:42 AM EST
The case of McCullen v. Coakley, which is being argued today before the U.S. Supreme Court, illustrates how abortion perverts justice.
August 6, 2013, 5:50 PM EDT
A judge in Jefferson County Circuit Court is considering a case brought against an abortion facility in Birmingham, Alabama for operating outside the bounds of the law.
July 18, 2013, 9:56 AM EDT
Priests for Life applauds Texas Gov. Rick Perry for signing of a bill to prohibit almost all abortions after five months of pregnancy.
July 15, 2013, 2:14 PM EDT
It is bad enough that these children were killed, but their bodies have still not been buried despite the offer of Priests for Life and funeral homes to conduct proper funeral services and burials.
July 3, 2013, 2:45 PM EDT
Abortion supporters are once again showing their true colors.
July 1, 2013, 4:20 PM EDT
Responding today to the Obama administration's announcement on Friday regarding the HHS Mandate, Priests for Life is preparing a renewed lawsuit.
June 26, 2013, 9:46 AM EDT
Rather than answer a simple question, Nancy Pelosi has criticized me and Priests for Life for raising the life issue in an open letter, calling us arrogant, medieval, hysterical, and disconnected from the Church.
March 20, 2013, 1:55 PM EDT
At a Mass during which our new Pope emphasized the duty public officials have to protect the weakest among us, Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi have the audacity to receive Communion while publicly renouncing their responsibility to protect the weakest among us.