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Encyclopedia > Frank Pavone

Father Frank A. Pavone is an American Roman Catholic priest, and pro-life activist. He was appointed as director of the Priests for Life organization in 1993. He has appeared on many media programs such as Larry King Live, Good Morning America, and The O'Reilly Factor. The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... Pro-Life advocates make a silent complaint in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. Pro-life is a political movement that started when abortion began being decriminalized in the West. ... Priests for Life is a Roman Catholic pro-life organization based in New York. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Larry King Live is a nightly CNN interview program hosted by broadcaster and writer Larry King. ... Good Morning America or GMA is the weekday morning news talk show of the American Broadcasting Company television network (ABC). ... The OReilly Factor is a show on FOX News hosted by Bill OReilly that discusses political and social issues of the day, with both conservative and liberal guests. ...

Pavone provided much commentary during the Terri Schiavo controversy. He delivered the homily at a memorial Mass for her at the Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in Gulfport on April 5, 2005. [1] Terri Schiavo before her 1990 collapse. ... In the Roman Catholic Church A homily is usually given during mass at the end of the Liturgy of the Word. ... Mass is the term used of the celebration of the Eucharist in the various liturgical rites of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church, the Anglo-Catholic tradition of Anglicanism, and in some Lutheran regions which are largely High Church: the main Lutheran service is still known as the... Gulfport is a city located in Pinellas County, Florida. ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Pavone hosts his own worldwide television program called Defending Life on the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN). He tapes a series of new programs every year and features some notable guests such as Dr. Alveda King, niece of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. EWTN - or The Eternal Word Television Network - is a television and radio operation that broadcasts Catholic religious programming, via satellite and shortwave radio. ... Dr. Alveda C. King-Tookes is the niece of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ... Civil rights or positive rights are those legal rights retained by citizens and protected by the government. ... Martin Luther King Jr. ...

In 2005, Bishop John Yanta of the diocese of Amarillo, Texas, gave Pavone permission to establish a new community of priests specifically dedicated to the pro-life apostolate: Missionaries of the Gospel of Life. As founder, Pavone hopes to train priests, deacons, and lay missionaries to work full time for an end to abortion in the United States, and worldwide as well. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: The Yellow Rose of Texas, Helium Capital of the World, Rotor City USA Official website: http://www. ... Deacon is a role in the Christian Church which is generally associated with service of some kind, but which varies among theological and denominational traditions. ...

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Pavone is the National Director of Priests for Life and one of the most prominent pro-life leaders in the country.
Pavone is president of the National Pro-Life Religious Council and is pastoral director and chairman of the board of Rachel's Vineyard, an international retreat program for post-abortion healing.
Frank was granted permission by Bishop John Yanta to be a priest of the Diocese of Amarillo, Texas in order to begin a new community of priests permanently dedicated to full time pro-life work, the Missionaries of the Gospel of Life.
Frank Pavone discusses the last moments of Terri Schiavo (935 words)
We were praying, most of that time was spent simply in prayer, in quiet, just caressing her, and assuring her, also, of the prayers and concern of so many people around the world.
PAVONE: Certainly amazingly-time “reflexes.” I’ll give the doctors the benefit of their own expertise.
She was killed, and it is a matter, therefore, of conscience, right now, for us all to ask: “Is this what we are going to continue to do with brain-injured people?” Because, whether they have expressed their wishes or not, obviously it can result in their death, as has happened today.
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