NEW YORK (RNS) Bishop Patrick Zurek condemned the pro-Trump video posted by an anti-abortion crusader, but the Rev. Frank Pavone seemed unconcerned.
NEW YORK (RNS) The Rev. Frank Pavone said defeating Hillary Clinton to stop abortion is so important that his Facebook post was justified and not a sacrilege, as critics claim.
NEW YORK (RNS) For decades, the outspoken Rev. Frank Pavone has often clashed as much with his own bishops as he has with abortion-rights foes.
NEW YORK (RNS) After years of tensions with various bishops, Priests for Life founder Frank Pavone has complied with demands to straighten out the group’s finances and to become accountable to his home diocese in New York.
(RNS) Once the appeal period is over, the city will follow normal procedures and cremate and bury the remains of 47 bodies aborted by Kermit Gosnell, despite pleas from the Philadelphia archdiocese to give them a religious burial.
(RNS) A spokeswoman for the Philadelphia district attorney said several people have called and tweeted requests for the bodies of babies killed by abortion provider Kermit Gosnell, but the ultimate decision will come from the medical examiner’s office.
(RNS) When thousands of abortion opponents gather Friday to protest 40 years of Roe v. Wade, they will be divided in how to stir people to join their cause: shock them with graphic images of aborted fetuses, or convince them with affecting ultrasounds and reasonable arguments.
(RNS) As Mitt Romney has moved to the center in a successful effort to catch President Barack Obama, he has also muted -- or even muddied -- his previous opposition to abortion rights, a shift that has left some conservatives aghast. But longtime anti-abortion activists are telling their followers to "chill out." By David Gibson.
NEW YORK (RNS) A year ago, the Rev. Frank Pavone was facing an existential crisis. Confined to a convent in Texas, the longtime anti-abortion activist was fighting accusations of financial mismanagement. Now Pavone is back with a new mission: defeating Barack Obama and making Priests for Life answerable only to Rome. By David Gibson.
(RNS) Nellie Gray, the octogenarian who founded the annual March for Life to protest the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, has died. By Adelle M. Banks.
NEW YORK (RNS) The Al Smith Dinner has always provided a few hours of comic relief from the angry volleys of the campaign battlefield. But New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan's invitation to President Obama is angering pro-lifers and giving the archbishop some pre-dinner agita. By David Gibson.