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Shocking photo: late-term aborted baby lies in open casket at city hall funeral (Graphic Alert!)
Life Site News ^ | July 25, 2011 | JOHN-HENRY WESTEN

Posted on 07/25/2011 3:57:31 PM PDT by NYer

Esther in her coffin at the service at which pro-life activists honored her body and her life.

Orlando, FL, July 25, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On this past Thursday, July 21, Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, preached at a memorial service for an aborted baby girl.

The child was intact and her body was retrieved after a late-term abortion. The memorial service, organized by Operation Save America, was held outside of City Hall in Orlando.

“We are here because this baby was killed in the darkness, and we come to honor her in the bright light of day,” Fr. Pavone declared in his remarks. “The abortion industry wants to hide the violence done to these children, but we must be committed to expose it. Therefore we need to hold many more of these services, with tens of thousands of people looking at these children and recommitting themselves to end abortion.”

During the service, the name “Esther” was given to the child.

Fr. Frank invited any pro-life activists who obtain the remains of aborted children to be in contact with him to arrange for a proper wake service and burial.

It’s not the first time that aborted babies are afforded funerals.  In 2008, Detroit Bishop John Quinn offered a funeral for 18 aborted babies whose bodies were discovered in dumpsters at the Woman Care abortuary.  Later that same year, Fr. Pavone offered a funeral for three aborted babies at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament that EWTN’s Mother Angelica built in Hanceville, Alabama.  In 2010, Michigan Bishop Earl Boyea celebrated a funeral mass for 17 aborted children.
http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/17-abortion-victims-to-be-buried-in-catholic-funeral-in-michigan

Legislation on the matter was passed in 2001 in the Czech Republic when President Vaclav Havel signed into law a bill regarding funeral arrangements which included a clause ensuring that the remains of aborted babies receive a proper burial.  In 2010, in Michigan a bill was proposed to protect the remains of aborted babies from being simply discarded as biohazardous waste.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: abortion; babykillers; deathindustry; dumpsterdiving; infanticide; moralabsolutes; murder; prolife
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1 posted on 07/25/2011 3:57:39 PM PDT by NYer
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To: netmilsmom; thefrankbaum; Tax-chick; GregB; saradippity; Berlin_Freeper; Litany; SumProVita; ...

Catholic ping!


2 posted on 07/25/2011 3:58:20 PM PDT by NYer ("Be kind to every person you meet. For every person is fighting a great battle." St. Ephraim)
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To: NYer

They hide photos of 9 -11 too.
Look at what folks are doing, murdering babies


3 posted on 07/25/2011 4:01:26 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: NYer

Sometimes we must look evil in the eye

That doesn’t mean we don’t throw up at what we see.

Which is what I just did...


4 posted on 07/25/2011 4:02:16 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: NYer

God bless that angel.


5 posted on 07/25/2011 4:03:07 PM PDT by truthkeeper (Vote Against Barack Obama in 2012!)
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To: NYer
"Let them see what they have done"
6 posted on 07/25/2011 4:03:07 PM PDT by rightly_dividing
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To: NYer

Many still refuse to think unborn babies are really babies


7 posted on 07/25/2011 4:04:01 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: GeronL

We have “courageous” leaders like Baraq Hussein Obama devoted to protecting the rights of murderers. It makes me want to puke that my fellow “Catholics” Biden, Kennedy, Kerry, Sebelius and Pelosi are numbered in this evil horde.


8 posted on 07/25/2011 4:08:58 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: NYer

That photo makes me weep; I have a 3-month old daughter who I adore...these maggot Commies make me sick....

They picket and hold candlelight vigils for the illegal Mexican who rapes and murders a young girl but support the killing of innocent children.


9 posted on 07/25/2011 4:09:32 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: NYer

America is going to pay dearly for the barbarianism of abortion, not to mention the gruesome, late-term killing of pre-born babies.


10 posted on 07/25/2011 4:09:35 PM PDT by WXRGina
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To: nascarnation
Don't be fooled, Biden, Kennedy, Kerry, Sebelius and Pelosi are not true believers. If they were, they would not stand for this. They are pretenders and will hopefully pay the price of their hypocrisy in the afterlife.
11 posted on 07/25/2011 4:13:55 PM PDT by demkicker (Helping Democrats Become Extinct)
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To: demkicker

as you noticed I put “Catholic” in quotes.


12 posted on 07/25/2011 4:16:07 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: NYer

May they all rot in eternal hell. That poor child never had the chance it deserved. It breaks my heart.


13 posted on 07/25/2011 4:18:00 PM PDT by mojitojoe ( 1400 years of existence & Islam has 2 main accomplishments, psychotic violence and goat curry)
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To: NYer

I live in Orlando , this didn’t make the local news , radio , TV or Newspaper...


14 posted on 07/25/2011 4:18:09 PM PDT by Neidermeyer
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To: GeronL

As my memory has lapsed much in the past 22 years, I do remember though the actual day I first heard my second baby’s heartbeat. I was about 12 weeks along. My husband and I were invited over to the hospital at Langley Air Force Base in VA by a nurse midwife with whom we went to church, and said she thought she could find the baby’s heartbeat if we were interested; of ccourse, we were! Once there, after a good 40-45 minutes of using the fetal doppler, stethoscope, etc. (I don’t remember all the details), she said “I found it!” She gave the scope to my husband who heard David’s heartbeat and he started crying, right there. Then, I heard it! I too started crying...it sounded very faint and very far away...but there was no mistaking - our baby’s heart was beating, we heard it, and he was only about 11-12 weeks along. I’ll never forget it as long as I live. Now, he’s 6’3” and almost 22. How truly blessed we have been!


15 posted on 07/25/2011 4:19:40 PM PDT by nfldgirl
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To: NYer

I can take you right now to 5 cemeteries that have little tiny graves of babies that were stillborn. One of those cemeteries is in the middle of nowhere and reflects 19th century deaths.

Some people used to think of babies and children differently.


16 posted on 07/25/2011 4:20:20 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: NYer

speechless...and sad


17 posted on 07/25/2011 4:20:20 PM PDT by floozy22
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To: nascarnation

For many the Catholic Church is a cultural tradition handed down from generation to generation. It does not have anything to do with its teachings or the faith. It is going through the motions as the social thing to do without the benefits of the Holy Spirit.

One thing the Catholic Church should change is when Baptism is performed. Baptism should occur as the result of a person’s commitment to Christ; not some formality performed on a baby. This type of ritualized behavior sets the stage for the idea that if you engage in the ritual, you will be given the blessing even if you have no idea what the ritual means. This does not encourage spiritual growth and certainly does not give Catholics, so detached from the faith, a moral conviction about homosexuality and abortion.


18 posted on 07/25/2011 4:23:03 PM PDT by jonrick46 (2012 can't come soon enough.)
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To: truthkeeper

And may God bless Fr. Pavone for all that he does.


19 posted on 07/25/2011 4:24:57 PM PDT by FES0844
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To: NYer

RIP.


20 posted on 07/25/2011 4:26:09 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: NYer

Poor precious wee baby

She is so whole and real...

a murdered human being..

God bless these Christians for what they are doing...


21 posted on 07/25/2011 4:26:25 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: NYer
To all pro-abort politicians who support infanticide.....be not deceived, God is not mocked!

There are no term limits in Hell.

Leni

22 posted on 07/25/2011 4:27:00 PM PDT by MinuteGal (We need ObamaCare Like Nancy Pelosi Needs a Halloween Mask)
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To: combat_boots

I was born in 1948

I had an older brother who was still born

He has a grave and a death certificate...

Yes its different now...


23 posted on 07/25/2011 4:30:11 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: nascarnation

Evil Bastards. Everyone!


24 posted on 07/25/2011 4:30:11 PM PDT by ABN 505
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To: Neidermeyer

“I live in Orlando , this didn’t make the local news , radio , TV or Newspaper...”

What do you expect?

If this little angel had been killed in the womb by a car accident the person who did it could be brought up on homicide charges. Figure that one out!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Doctor’s license is a license to kill I suppose.


25 posted on 07/25/2011 4:33:38 PM PDT by mark3681
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26 posted on 07/25/2011 4:35:38 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: NYer
That child is larger then my son was when he was born 3 mos pre-mature. That was obviously a third trimester aborticide.

Which is a long way of saying cold blooded murder.

27 posted on 07/25/2011 4:39:26 PM PDT by Regulator (Watch Out! Americans are on the March! America Forever, Mexico Never!)
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To: NYer

When I see or hear of these, I always think of Proverbs 31:8.
“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, ensure justice for those being crushed.”


28 posted on 07/25/2011 4:40:20 PM PDT by mothball
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To: NYer

Dear God...


29 posted on 07/25/2011 4:41:49 PM PDT by rintense
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To: NYer

That poor child looks like she was the victim of a saline abortion, but I’m not certain. To think that what was done to that poor child is legal, defended, and done by so-called “doctors” is sickening and reflects terribly upon our country.


30 posted on 07/25/2011 4:43:31 PM PDT by Pinkbell
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To: Pinkbell

I have no words...


31 posted on 07/25/2011 4:44:54 PM PDT by rintense
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To: jonrick46
When my son Ben was baptize as an infant in the Catholic Church, it was impressed on me and my husband what the "content" of the faith is, to which we were instroducing our son through this "gateway" to the Sacraments.

I know that at some times and in some places, the instructional level has been very low: and this has done deep, long-term harm to individuals ---generations of individuals --- and to the Church itself.

Nowadays, believers are instructed very thoroughly when they are confirmed, suually as teenagers but also as adults. At least I know thery are in my parish: because I'm on the RCIA (Adult Teaching) team, and we make sure the people who come into the Faith as adults --- whether via Baptism, Confirmation, or somply being a "returnee" --- know what the requirements are in terms of faith and morals.

32 posted on 07/25/2011 4:47:09 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o ("Be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks the reason for the hope you have." 1 Peter 3:15)
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To: mark3681

That baby’s too old/large to legally be from a clinic... but I’ll go out on a limb and assume that it must be since if the child was aborted at a hospital Pavone wouldn’t have acquired the body. Pendergraft has a clinic 1.6 miles from city hall... just sayin’ ... lawful behaviour isn’t exactly his strong suit.

http://www.cfnews13.com/article/news/2010/august/135100/Doctor%E2%80%99s-license-suspended-for-fourth-time


33 posted on 07/25/2011 4:52:56 PM PDT by Neidermeyer
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To: floozy22

Yes I am speechless also...........


34 posted on 07/25/2011 4:53:48 PM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: NYer

May you Rest in eternal Peace, in God’s arms baby girl.

Being a mother of 2 , one twenty and one five, I cannot imagine ........I just cannot imagine.........

Speechless right now........


35 posted on 07/25/2011 5:04:17 PM PDT by simplesimon (Thomas Paine is weeping. Common sense is gone.)
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To: NYer

Please think of me as a tree and save me!!!!!!!!!!!


36 posted on 07/25/2011 5:04:39 PM PDT by PROTESTBYPROXY (We are manning up!!)
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Then there is THIS:

Photobucket

Found in the trash behind a Canadian abortuary. Photobucket pulled this photo once before and I’m sure they will do so again.

37 posted on 07/25/2011 5:07:38 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (The 2012 election is coming. Seems we have MORE TRASH TO REMOVE!)
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To: NYer
A glimpse of the hidden Holocaust.
38 posted on 07/25/2011 5:12:48 PM PDT by right way right
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To: Dick Bachert

That’s Choice right there....


39 posted on 07/25/2011 5:14:47 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: WXRGina

America is going to pay dearly for the barbarianism of abortion, not to mention the gruesome, late-term killing of pre-born babies.

**************************

Agreed. The ride has just started.


40 posted on 07/25/2011 5:16:49 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: NYer

Please God help save our country from the evil that infests the white house and democrat party.


41 posted on 07/25/2011 5:21:43 PM PDT by jesseam (Been there, done that)
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To: jonrick46; nascarnation
One thing the Catholic Church should change is when Baptism is performed. Baptism should occur as the result of a person’s commitment to Christ; not some formality performed on a baby. This type of ritualized behavior sets the stage for the idea that if you engage in the ritual, you will be given the blessing even if you have no idea what the ritual means.

Dear friend in Christ, infant baptism dates back to the earliest centuries of the church, as corroborated by the Early Church Fathers.

"Baptize first the children; and if they can speak for themselves, let them do so. Otherwise, let their parents or other relatives speak for them."
St. Hippolytus of Rome ("The Apostolic Tradition," 215 A.D.)

Infant Baptism is biblical. In Acts 10:47-48, we read that Peter baptized the entire house of Cornelius, which generally included infants and young children. There is not one word in Scripture about baptism being limited to adults. In Acts 16:15, Paul baptized Lydia and her entire household. The word "household" comes from the Greek word "oikos" which is a household that includes infants and children. Paul baptizes the household based on Lydia's faith, not the faith of the members of the household. This demonstrates that parents can present their children for baptism based on the parents' faith, not the children's faith.

42 posted on 07/25/2011 5:22:41 PM PDT by NYer ("Be kind to every person you meet. For every person is fighting a great battle." St. Ephraim)
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To: Dick Bachert

“Then there is THIS:”

That photo reminds me of photos from Auschwitz and other Nazi Concentration Camps.

Sad...

Evil has no limits.


43 posted on 07/25/2011 5:23:52 PM PDT by Joe Marine 76 ("It's The Natural Born Citizenship, Stupid!")
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To: NYer

interesting to read this while everyone is reeling over the murders in Norway.

Some types of murder still shock people - others, not so much


44 posted on 07/25/2011 5:25:05 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: wac3rd

I just find myself sick at the thought of a fully formed, otherwise viable baby being murdered in cold blood like this. This is the image of pure evil.

In all honesty, I actually cheered when the mass murderer George Tiller was taken out. Somewhere, at least one toddler is alive today because Tiller is dead.


45 posted on 07/25/2011 5:25:58 PM PDT by ScottinVA (As a party that gives Obama what he wants, what again is the GOP`s 2012 selling point?)
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To: Mean Maryjean

The Langley Birthing Center is where my granddaughter was born. I retired from LAFB (HQ ACC) in 2004.


46 posted on 07/25/2011 5:30:21 PM PDT by ScottinVA (As a party that gives Obama what he wants, what again is the GOP`s 2012 selling point?)
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To: NYer

Proverbs 24:11-12
11 Rescue those who are unjustly sentenced to die;
save them as they stagger to their death.
12 Don’t excuse yourself by saying, “Look, we didn’t know.”
For God understands all hearts, and he sees you.
He who guards your soul knows you knew.
He will repay all people as their actions deserve


47 posted on 07/25/2011 5:35:10 PM PDT by Bibman (JESUS America's real savior)
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To: NYer

Proverbs 24:11-12
11 Rescue those who are unjustly sentenced to die;
save them as they stagger to their death.
12 Don’t excuse yourself by saying, “Look, we didn’t know.”
For God understands all hearts, and he sees you.
He who guards your soul knows you knew.
He will repay all people as their actions deserve


48 posted on 07/25/2011 5:35:38 PM PDT by Bibman (JESUS America's real savior)
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To: Bibman

How do the people that provide these late term abortion procedures sleep at night. Do they have a soul? That picture, broke my heart. God Bless that poor baby. Also God Bless Father Pavone.


49 posted on 07/25/2011 5:42:19 PM PDT by seoul62
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To: NYer
In the mid-70’s when abortion was first legalized, many general hospitals were performing these abominable procedures. Surgery depts were sometimes torn apart over the most devisive issue of our time. I was a surgical tech in 2 large medical centers where infanticide was practiced. Sadly it seemed that we pro-lifers were usually in the minority. Many long friendships were forever destroyed over the issue. I refused to EVER participate in any way, shape, or form in the murders of the pre-born—a stand that brought me a great deal of quite vicious retribution. I had absolutely no qualms about my stand, but I was very traumatized by the degree of savage hatred from a lot of former friends. I sure didn't need their validation, but it was the first time I'd ever seen pure evil face to face. It must have felt very similar in 1930’s Germany when Nazism allowed morally corrupt lessers to spew hatred into the faces of Jewish Germans and eventually to steal from and then to kill them. I am not overstating the evil that permeated(s) these abettors of slaughter. When the supposed doctor who championed the destruction of the innocent and eventually opened the first abortuarium (that made him quite wealthy)would walk by, I'd definitely feel the presence of Satan himself. Once the department became polarized along the lines of pro and anti-life, the enemies of Go(o)d, rarely passed up an opportunity to verbally assault, usually in a snide, cunning (as in like the devil) manner. The worst example and one of the most horrific acts I've ever witnessed involved a group of 3 clever, cool, hip, pro-abortion types in a utility area between operating rooms playing with the dismembered remains of a days worth of murdered precious ones. They found it amusing to rearrange the limbs, heads, and torsi in various configurations. These perpetrators of the grossest of evil would have also been the types who'd have had no problems
administering lethal injections to the “useless eaters” of society or dumping the Zyklon B pellets into the “euthanasia chambers”. There can never be an excuse for allowing expediency to justify abortion and euthanasia—no matter how difficult the circumstances. Ergo, the mass murder of so many by a nation so utterly wealthy, in material ways that is, makes this wretched slaughter over the past 38 years all the more heart breaking. I can only pray that God will bring about a revival that will cleanse us all of our propensity for evil.
50 posted on 07/25/2011 5:51:20 PM PDT by karbine
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