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It seems Pope Francis needs to brush up on his Tertullian!

It has been reported (in The ChristLast Media, I must note) that the current Pope does not like the phrase "lead us not into temptation...

"Let no freedom be allowed to novelty, because it is not fitting that any addition should be made to antiquity. Let not the clear faith and belief of our forefathers be fouled by any muddy admixture." -- Pope Sixtus III

Monday, August 20, 2012

Nellie Gray, Requiescat in pace.

Millions of saved babies would like to thank Nellie Gray for their lives. A wonderful lady who was on the side of the angels is now among them. First, let's hear from her friends and colleagues...

 Gary Bauer calls Nellie Gray "a tireless defender of women and the unborn and a clear voice for a pro-life America"

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former presidential candidate Gary Bauer on Tuesday noted with sorrow the passing of Nellie Gray, "the visionary founder of the March for Life who understood the importance of marking the tragic anniversary of Roe v. Wade by gathering hundreds of thousands of pro-life Americans together to mourn those we've lost."

The president of American Values made the following statement: "I send my condolences to the family of Nellie Gray, who served as a clarion call for a pro-life America that valued all its citizens, born and unborn. In sometimes daunting January weather, Nellie stood firm and brought hundreds of thousands together for the hope of restored civil rights protections for the unborn and for the protection of women and girls who are also victims of abortion. She will be greatly missed, but she set an example for us all to follow of determination and conviction for a pro-life America."

SOURCE American Values

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Family Research Council (FRC) mourns the loss of pro-life hero, Nellie Gray, founder of the March for Life. A lawyer by trade, Nellie retired from her post with the government and soon after began what would become the annual March for Life in our nation's capital in 1974. Held each year on the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, the March for Life is one of the most widely attended, youthful and peaceful protests in Washington, D.C. each year.

FRC President Tony Perkins said of her passing:

"Nellie lived a life of heroic service to the unborn. Nellie will be remembered most for her passionate and ardent protection of every life, without exception.
"As we approach the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade and the sad reality that 54 million babies have been lost to abortion in America, let us pay appropriate homage to Nellie by recommitting ourselves to do everything possible to protect and defend the unborn," concluded Perkins.

SOURCE Family Research Council

Needless to say, The AmericaLasters wouldn't celebrate a truly great woman who made the world a much better place, but this AP story could be worse...

Nellie Gray, founder of anti-abortion march, dies

Nellie Gray, the founder and chief organizer of an annual anti-abortion march in Washington and a leader in efforts to overturn the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion, has died. She was 88.

Gray was found dead Monday morning in her Washington home, where she had lived alone, and her death appeared to be from natural causes, said Gene Ruane, an administrator with the March for Life Education and Defense Fund. Ruane said Tuesday that he found her body when he arrived at her home for a meeting.

Ruane said a medical examiner would determine the cause of death.

Gray was a lawyer and former federal employee who devoted herself full-time to the anti-abortion movement after the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.

The first March for Life was held the following year on the anniversary of the ruling. Despite the January date, it's consistently one of the largest protests of the year in Washington and leading anti-abortion politicians frequently address the crowd.

Gray was the primary organizer of the march throughout its 38-year history. She used the phrase "no exceptions, no compromise" to sum up her belief that life begins at conception and abortion should be illegal.

At this year's march, she referred to abortion as genocide and the Roe v. Wade decision as "an evil imposed upon our country."

"The government must understand that they are participating in a crime against humanity which cannot be made legal," she said.

 Amen to that, sister.

Born and raised in Big Spring, Texas, Gray joined the Women's Army Corps during World War II and served in Europe. After the war, she worked for both the State Department and the Labor Department and earned a law degree from Georgetown University.

She was one of a few dozen abortion opponents who organized the first march in 1974, and shortly thereafter, she founded the nonprofit March for Life Education and Defense Fund. She served as president of the group until her death.

"Nellie Gray was a pro-life pioneer who will be dearly missed," said Carol Tobias, president of the National Right to Life Committee. "The indelible mark she has left in this world can be seen in the generations of lives saved as a result of her dedicated work on behalf of the unborn.",

Gray, who was single and had no children, was a longtime parishioner of St. Mary Mother of God Catholic Church in Washington.

Pray for us, Mother of God.


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