Terri’s death

Today Fr. Frank Pavone remembers Terri Schiavo’s death on March 30, 2005. I remember it very well. It is agonizing to recall and impossible to forget. It was possibly the darkest time of my over 30 years involvement in pro-life issues. The entire pro-life movement was unable to save the life (they really tried) of a helpless woman who was being slowly murdered by starvation and dehydration with the cooperation to varying degrees of the legal and medical establishments, the police (they even had snipers on the rooftop of her residence to stop those who might try to rescue her), […]

7 years ago today, Terri Schiavo had her last full day of life on this earth

On March 30, 2005, Terri Schiavo had her last full day of life on this earth. I spent her last night by her side, praying with her, reading Scripture to her, and assuring her of the love of so many of you. Terri had not received a drop of water in nearly two weeks. As I reached out my hand to touch hers, I could also reach it out to touch the vase of flowers that was next to her, and that vase was filled with water. The flowers were nourished; Terri was deprived of nourishment. Court orders saw to […]