This year, the
well-known priest, who is head of the group, Priests for Life, plans to
spend the one year anniversary with Terri’s family, and by her
gravesite, offering comfort and prayers.
became a well-recognized media presence last year outside the Pinellas
Park, Florida hospice where Mrs. Schiavo died.
At one point, he
bluntly declared to the assembled media that her death was “murder”,
adding that it was not “peaceful” or “gentle,” as Schiavo’s husband
Michael had suggested, but that she suffered “an agony unlike anything
I have ever seen.”
husband ordered his wife’s feeding tube removed last year following
years of incapacitation and brain damage. Her family fought him
vigilantly in a battle that waged all the way up to President Bush, the
Supreme Court and the Vatican.
.- Fr. Frank Pavone was by Terri Schiavo’s bedside just before she died one year ago next Friday.