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Crossing the continent to Walk for Life

 

Priests for Life


1/17/2011

       
   
 

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Father Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, will once again take part in this year’s Walk for Life West Coast in San Francisco on Saturday, Jan. 22.

“This year the Walk takes place on the actual anniversary of the 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision that legalized abortion for any reason and throughout all nine months of pregnancy,” Father Pavone said. “The Walk for Life gives pro-lifers a chance to say, in a highly visible way, that we intend to end abortion. Moreover, our fellow citizens are more aware than ever of the pain and regret that abortion brings. As a nation, we are ready to move away from abortion.”

Organizers at the seventh annual Walk for Life expect more than 35,000 people to join them for a rally at 11 a.m. at Justin Herman Plaza and the walk, to begin at noon, along the Embarcadero to Marina Green. Despite a heavy rain, the 2010 Walk drew a crowd that was estimated to be between 23,000 and 35,000 people.

Father Pavone will be accompanied by Georgette Forney, a Pittsburgh, Pa., resident who, together with Janet Morana, is a co-founder of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign. The campaign invites women and men who have been harmed by their abortion experiences to give public witness.

During a rally at the Marina Green immediately following the Walk, a dozen Silent No More members will talk about their experiences, including how they found hope and healing, and the courage to go public with their stories to help others.

“The stories of these women cannot be refuted by any research or by the assertions of those who advocate for choice,” said Mrs. Forney, who had an abortion as a young woman. “The truth is, abortion hurts women.” Visit www.silentnomoreawareness.org for information.

Priests for Life was founded in 1991 as an outreach to Catholic priests, seminarians and lay leaders. It has now become a family of ministries, has a voice at the United Nations and, through its international office, spreads a pro-life message throughout the world.

Through its ministries of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign and Rachel’s Vineyard, Priests for Life demonstrates its commitment to the women and men who have been victimized by abortion. Rachel’s Vineyard is the world’s largest ministry for healing after abortion. Weekend healing retreats are held in 700 locations across the country and overseas. Visit www.rachelsvineyard.org for information.

To interview Father Pavone, Janet Morana, or Georgette Forney, call Daniel Matejek at 888-735-3448, ext. 251, or email media@priestsforlife.org. Visit www.priestsforlife.org/marchforlife for Father Pavone’s itinerary in San Francisco.


Priests for Life is the nation's largest Catholic pro-life organization dedicated to ending abortion and euthanasia. For more information, visit www.priestsforlife.org.

 

   
 
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