BREAKING: Vatican Rules in Favor of Fr. Frank PavoneJune 28, 2012 3 Comments
June 27, 2012 / MariaNews.com
Vatican Rules in Favor of Fr. Frank Pavone
Good News from Rome! The Congregation for the Clergy by public statement announced that “Father Pavone remains a priest in good standing all over the world!” The Congregation also reiterated their support for the proper authority of Bishops over priests in their Diocese.
Jerry Horn, the Senior Advisor to Father Frank, in an email to supporters said “we’re elated to receive the good news from the Vatican regarding Fr. Frank’s status.”
Here is the email:
Dear Friend of Life,
At last, the good news we’ve been waiting for has arrived!
Just recently, the Vatican’s Congregation for the Clergy upheld Fr. Frank’s position that he was never suspended from priestly ministry.
Here is the public statement we just released to the media…
We are happy to announce that the Vatican has upheld Father Frank Pavone’s appeal and has declared that Father Pavone is not now nor has ever been suspended. Father Pavone remains a priest in good standing all over the world.
We were confident all along that a just decision would be made by the Vatican’s Congregation for the Clergy. While we fully agree that Bishop Zurek has rightful authority over the priests of his diocese, we also see the urgent need for Father Pavone to be allowed to conduct his priestly ministry outside the diocese of Amarillo for the good of the pro-life movement.
We’re very excited to share this good news with you.
It means we can now give even more attention and energy to all the ongoing, vital pro-life programs we have on our docket right now.
I’m talking about…
• Our lawsuit against ObamaCare and the “abortion mandate”
• Our fight for Religious Liberty in the face of the Government’s anti-Catholic persecution
• Our Voter Education efforts in advance of the November elections
• Our priestly visits to parishes around the country
• Our highly-popular programs on EWTN TV and Radio
• And more!
There’s so much going on right now. That’s why we’re elated to receive the good news from the Vatican regarding Fr. Frank’s status.
Now we must turn to you for your utmost help to assist Priest’s for Life work in the crucial months ahead.
The last nine months have taken their toll on our finances. Even our most loyal supporters have been understandably hesitant to contribute at their usual levels.
But now, the Church authority has spoken – and ruled in favor of Fr. Frank!
We need your sacrificial support in the next few days just to pay a stack of overdue bills that have been piling up on Father’s desk.
And that’s just the beginning.
So please take a moment right now to click here and make your urgently-needed donation, in light of the good news in favor of Fr. Frank.
This will be a wonderful show of support that will mean SO MUCH to Father, who has been put through the wringer ever since this unfortunate misunderstanding began.
I thank you, on Father’s behalf. He is currently in Washington, D.C. – walking the halls of Congress to be the Catholic voice for the unborn.
May God bless you and your family for all the sacrifices you make – especially during these difficult times when the future is so uncertain.
Sincerely yours for the Babies,
Senior Advisor to Fr. Frank Pavone
Priests for Life
PO Box 141172
Staten Island, NY 10314
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