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Pro-Life Freedom Ride Rally - Birmingham, AL - July 23, 2010

Thurs., July 22 through Sun., July 25, 2010                    
Fr. Frank Pavone
Pro-Life Freedom Rides
Birmingham, AL and Atlanta, GA

Other travelers:  Janet Morana , Fr. Peter West, Fr. Denis Wilde, Fr. Scott Daniels, Fr. Victor Salomon, Kevin and Theresa Burke, Jim Pinto and Alveda King                      
                          
Friday, July 23, 2010

7:00AM - Fr. Frank is celebrant and homilist at EWTN televised Mass, Fr. Scott and Fr. Denis concelebrate.

7:00PM  Fr. Frank and others speak at Rally for Freedom Rides at Birmingham Civic Center.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

7:00AM Fr. Frank is main celebrant and homilist at EWTN televised Mass.  Fr. Scott, Fr. Denis, Fr. Peter, Fr. Victor all concelebrate.

9:00AM Fr. Frank leads 2 hour Vigil at Planned Parenthood, Birmingham, AL.

11:30AM  Fr. Frank and Freedom Riders board the bus and caravan for a 2 hour drive to Martin Luther King Center Atlanta, GA.

4:00PM ET Fr. Frank leads prayer at grave of Martin Luther King Jr.

Sunday, July 26, 2010

11:00 AM Fr. Frank attends service at Believers Bible Christian Church with Alveda King, Atlanta, GA.

Below are photos from the Freedom Ride rally on Friday, July 23, 2010

Click here to see photos of the Freedom Ride prayer vigil at Planned Parenthood on Saturday, July 24, 2010

Click here to see photos of the Freedom Ride prayer service in Atlanta, Saturday, July 24, 2010

  
Janet Morana, Leslie Davis & Jacquie Stalnaker at Pro-Life Freedom Ride Rally

Margaret Sciarrino, Janet Morana, Leslie Davis & Jacquie Stalnaker at ProLife Freedom Ride Rally.

The crowd is on its feet for "This Little Light of Mine."

Pro-life leaders get their pre-show instructions. In the front row are, from left, Peggy Hartshorn of HeartBeat International, Catherine Davis of Georgia Right to Life, Rev. Clennard Childress of Life and Education Resources Network and Rev. Stephen Broden, pastor of Park Fair Bible Baptist Church in Dallas.

Heads are bowed in prayer throughout the theater

Aundree Montgomery, former executive director of Hope 4 West End

Fr. Frank Pavone with the Mayor of Birmingham, The Honorable William A. Bell, Sr. and Bishop David Foley, Former Bishop of Birmingham

Father Frank Pavone chats with pro-life supporters before the start of the Pro-Life Freedom Rides rally and concert.

"Tomorrow we ride for equal protection for our youngest brothers and sisters," Father Pavone tells the crowd.

The group Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust has an exhibit at the rally.

Birmingham Mayor William Bell Sr. welcomes the Freedom Riders.

Connor Cameron, 3, of Gardendale, Ala., hands out Pro-Life Freedom Rider buttons to people arriving at the BJCC Theater.


The choir sings a Freedom Medley


Will Ford, left, of Hilkiah Ministries, and Bishop David Foley, bishop emeritus of Birmingham, listen to the pre-show instructions.

Vernessa Mitchell sings "The Star-Spangled Banner."


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