Janet Morana, P.D.
Executive Director, Priests for Life
Co-Founder, Silent No More Awareness Campaign
Janet A. Morana serves as the Executive Director of Priests for Life and the
Co-Founder of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign, the world’s largest
mobilization of women and men who have lost children to abortion.
Mrs. Morana was born in Brooklyn, NY. She holds a degree in foreign languages
and a Masters degree in Education, as well as a Professional Diploma in Reading
from St. John's University, graduating with several awards for academic
excellence. For eleven years, Mrs. Morana served as a full-time public school
teacher in Staten Island, New York. During that time, she spearheaded numerous
literacy, science, cultural and educational programs and won many awards and
financial grants for her school district.
Since 1989, Mrs. Morana has held various local and national leadership roles in
the pro-life movement. She served on the board of the Staten Island Right to
Life Committee. She ran for the New York City Council on the Right-to-Life Line
and received the largest percentage of votes of any Right to Life candidate in
the Party's history.
She has traveled extensively throughout the country and the world, giving
pro-life training seminars for clergy and laity, including at Pontifical
universities in Rome, and representing Priests for Life at national and
international pro-life conferences. She has helped coordinate relationships
between pro-life organizations and the Vatican as well as the White House.
She is featured on Fr. Pavone's Defending Life television series on
EWTN. She is the Co-host of The Catholic View for Women also seen on
EWTN. She is a weekly guest on EWTN Global Catholic Radio with Teresa Tomeo, has
appeared on Fox News Channel and numerous other media outlets. She is the co-founder of the Silent No More
Awareness Campaign, an international effort to assist women who have had
abortions to share their testimonies. In 2003 she addressed the Pro-Life Caucus
of the U.S. House of Representatives on life issues. In 2009 the international
Legatus organization bestowed upon her the Cardinal John O’Connor Pro-life Hall
of Fame Award. She is the author of a new book, Recall Abortion
published by Saint Benedict Press in 2013.
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