FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jerry Horn
DATE: August 19, 1998 (540)785-4733
Miss Norma McCorvey Confirmed
Date Line Dallas TX- On August 17th Priests for Life reported
that Fr. Frank A. Pavone, International Director of Priests for Life and an
official of the Pontifical Council for the Family at the Vatican, arrived in
Dallas, TX to attend and participate in one of the PRO-LIFE movement’s most
historical and joyous occasions.
Priests for Life also reported that Miss Norma McCorvey, former plaintiff in
the infamous 1973 abortion decision Roe v Wade, had been received into the Roman
Catholic Church. These events were to include her Profession of Faith and First
Communion and that Fr. Pavone was working with Miss McCorvey to schedule her
Confirmation for a later date in Rome. However, last minute decisions were made
and Fr. Pavone Confirmed Miss McCorvey that very morning.
Fr. Frank Pavone is a priest of the New York Archdiocese and
an Official of the Pontifical Council for the Family at the Vatican where he
helps to coordinate pro-life activities throughout the world. He has led the
Priests for Life movement throughout the world since 1993. Priests for Life is
an association recognized under the Canon Law of the Catholic Church.
Availability: New York, Washington D.C. Nationwide and
Internationally, Rome Italy by arrangement and via telephone. Contact: Jerry
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