Fr. Peter West Joins Full-Time Staff of Priests for Life


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Newark Priest Joins Staff of Priests for Life Group

Father Peter West, parochial vicar at Sacred Heart parish in Bloomfield, N.J., has been named to the staff of Priests for Life, a Staten Island-based international organization of priests, deacons, religious and lay persons.

Father Frank A. Pavone, a New York priest working in Rome for the Pontifical Council for the Family, is international director of Priests for Life, which promotes pro-life initiatives and educational programs within the Church.

Father West, who will be based at the Staten Island headquarters, was assigned to Priests for Life for three years by Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick of Newark. He will give talks to clergy groups around the country and write pro-life pamphlets and other materials.