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Office of Pro-Life Activites

 
795 Main Street/Buffalo, NY 14203-1250
Phone: (716) 847-2205 / Fax: (716) 847-2206
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Email: Pro-Lifeoffice@buffalodiocese.org

This office implements the four legs of the U.S. Catholic Bishops Pastoral Plan for Pro-Life Activities through education, legislation, pastoral care and prayer.
This office advocates for the sacredness of all human life from conception until natural death, and responds to threats to life.  It is our hope to build a "Culture of Life" that respects and protects all life particularly the most vulnerable the unborn, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and the terminally ill.

ELECTION DAY BY: BISHOP RICHARD J. MALONE

When I was bishop of the Diocese of Portland, we had the custom of hosting an annual social for our governor, state legislators and others in political life. It was an opportunity to thank men and women in elected office for their service to the people of Maine. It was also a moment for me to share reflections on various dimensions of Catholic teaching concerning issues of public policy current at the time.

When I was preparing for the first time to craft my comments for this event, I asked our diocesan public policy director for suggestions on topics. He said ... MORE


Published: October 29, 2014








Consider this……Domestic Violence Awareness

No one is expected to stay in a domestic violent relationship.
Bishop Richard M
alone tells where you can get help in Consider this...

Published: October 24, 2014

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We are excited to bring you the panel presentation of forming your conscience of Faithful Citizenship and the Women’s Equality Act that aired on Station of the Cross Radio Station, 101.7 last Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25.  

To listen to the show please click on the link below and to use in the next few weeks with the upcoming election.   We will also have a CD version available very soon.  We would like to thank everyone who was on the panel;  Steve Cichon, Father Bob Zilliox, Cheryl Calire, Jim Sorrentino and Barb Musilli for their time and efforts to inform the public on some critical issues in the upcoming elections.   A special thanks to Station of The Cross for the air time and opportunity to get the message out to the listeners and to the public.  Please consider listening to this program, and all the other great programing the Station has to offer.

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Groups React to Protest Buffer Ruling

Buffalo, NY - Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts law that allowed for protest-free buffer zones around abortion clinics.

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Cardinal O’Malley Welcomes Supreme Court Decision Affirming Freedom Of Speech For Pro-Life Americans

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld freedom of speech for pro-life Americans in a June 26 decision in the case of McCullen v. Coakley. The Court unanimously declared unconstitutional a Massachusetts law barring pro-life advocates from public sidewalks near abortion facilities. Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley of Boston, chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities, issued the following statement... MORE


 

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Faithful Citizenship/HHS Mandate 

 Click here for the latest news, information and resource material from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Diocese of Buffalo on the HHS mandate 
 Fortnight for Freedom: Freedom to Serve - 2014  
 List of parishes that participated in the Fortnight for Freedom Holy Hour

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