May 3, 2010
Dear Missionary of the Gospel
here for a video message from Jim Pinto, Jr., MEV
Pro-life Freedom Rides are launched with a Media
Conference in historic Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham,
The dates of July 23-25 are set to
mobilize thousands for Pro-life action.
Hundreds gathered in Birmingham’s historic city’s
Kelly Ingram Park April 27th as Fr. Frank Pavone,
national director of Priests for Life, and Dr. Alveda
King, director of the organization's African-American
Outreach, formally announced plans for Pro-Life
Freedom Rides that will begin this summer.
are here to launch a movement within the
greater prolife movement, a movement of Freedom Rides
for the Unborn,” Fr. Pavone said during
the morning press conference. "Like the
Freedom Rides of five decades ago, these
freedom rides symbolize the principle of the greater
movement of which they are part, namely, that
justice and equal protection of human rights belong to
each and every human being, regardless of size or age
or any other condition." A host of civil rights and
pro-life leaders from across the country stood
shoulder-to-shoulder with Dr. King and Fr. Pavone to
lend their support to the Freedom Rides, the first of
which is scheduled for July 23-25. Riders will attend
a concert and rally July 23 at the
Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center and then board
the bus bound for Atlanta. Dozens of rides in all
parts of the country could be scheduled over the next
year, according to Fr. Pavone.”
I ask you
to deepen your prayers for and commitment to --
Pro-life Freedom Rides. Please review the latest
www.prolifefreedomrides.com and plan your
participation in this incredible and historic
campaign. What a joy it would be to join in
fellowship with you and the entire Priests for Life
Pastoral Team, July 23-25. You may also unite with us
in your own community.
As we “rev-up” our
Pro-life action and witness on numerous fronts, let us
deepen our commitment to our beautiful and holistic
It is from the rich well of
intimacy with the Most Holy Trinity and the gifts
resident in His Church, that we wage the warfare for
the Gospel of Life and are assured of ultimate
Remember, we are united with Jesus who
came to set the captives free.
Jim Pinto, M.E.V.
National Coordinator of the
Missionaries of the Gospel of Life
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