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Deborah M. Piroch

About Deborah M. Piroch

Deborah M. Piroch graduated from Mount Holyoke College, the nation’s oldest women’s college, with a double major in German and English Literature. She studied abroad and earned her M.A. in English Literature from Indiana University. Fluent in German, she began her career in international journalism working for Radio Deutsche Welle in Cologne, Germany. Returning to the States after a three-year contract, she worked as arts reporter and producer on prime time shows for WQED-FM in Pittsburgh, then a top 20 market. After another three years, she was hired by EWTN Global Catholic Network as news director, anchor and writer for “Catholic World Today,” but soon transitioned into television. Highlights of her 15 years at EWTN include co-anchoring the U.S. March for Life with Marcus Grodi on more than one occasion, live translating the election of Pope Benedict XVI into German, interviewing two former U.S. Presidential candidates and producing Father Benedict Groeschel’s prime time program from its inception for six years. Named the Network’s first International Production Coordinator, she also proposed, budgeted and executed TV shoots in Scotland, England, Norway, Sweden and Germany. Most recently she served as Director of PR for Human Life International.

HLI Joins Growing Pro-Life March in Chicago

Human Life International (HLI) was proud to support the Chicago March for Life this year, the nation’s largest pro-life event in the Midwest. An estimated 9,000 participated in this year’s March, according to its Board President Dawn Fitzpatrick. This year’s theme: “Life Empowers!” Credit: March for Life Chicago 2020 [...]

By |2020-01-21T22:56:00-05:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , |
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Papua New Guinea Diocese Marks World AIDS Day the Catholic Way

Agreed: Condoms Do Not Prevent AIDS Proliferation On Saturday the Catholic Diocese of Alotau, in Papua New Guinea, celebrated World HIV AIDS Day today, a day ahead of its actual celebration on 1st Dec. As a shepherd of souls for a diocese containing only 24 priests responsible for over 54,000 [...]

By |2019-12-05T20:48:35-05:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , , |

Human Life International (HLI) Kenya/Uganda Statement on the ICPD25 Nairobi Summit

For immediate release: November 27, 2019 Contact: Deborah M. Piroch Email: dpiroch@hli.org (Nairobi, Kenya/Front Royal, VA) ICPD25 Nairobi Summit a Travesty (HLI Kenya, HLI Uganda, Front Royal, VA) – 25 years after Cairo ICPD commitments, the ICPD25 Nairobi Summit, sponsored by the governments of Denmark, Kenya and the United Nations Population [...]

By |2019-11-29T12:51:13-05:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

HLI Statement Influences Outcome of the OAS Pan-American Congress on Children’s Rights

For immediate release: November 18, 2019 Contact: Deborah M. Piroch Email: dpiroch@hli.org (Medellín, Colombia/Front Royal, VA) HLI Pro-Life Coalition Influences Outcome of XXII Organization of American States’ Pan-American Congress on Children’s Rights  From October 23 to November 1, 2019, Human Life International once again affirmed the dignity of the human person [...]

By |2019-11-20T14:13:13-05:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

HLI Condemns Anti-Catholic Laws Imposed on Northern Ireland

For immediate release:  October 22, 2019 Irish Contact: Lisa O’Hare, HLI Ireland Media Liaison –  lisa@humanlife.ie USA Contact: Deborah M. Piroch, Director of Public Relations – dpiroch@hli.org   (Belfast, N. Ireland and Front Royal, VA) - At midnight last night the new ruling by Westminster to allow abortion to 24 weeks or [...]

By |2019-10-23T16:09:04-04:00October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

HLI Joins Ruth Institute Signers in “Make the Family Great Again” Petition

HLI is pleased to share this PR release on behalf of the Ruth Institute. Please see below for further information on contact information. For Immediate release September 24, 2019 For More information, contact: media@ruthinstitute.org Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., Founder and President of the Ruth Institute, announced today an International [...]

By |2020-01-18T16:27:47-05:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|
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HLI Statement at the 49th OAS General Assembly (2019)

For immediate release: June 12, 2019 Contact: Deborah M. Piroch Email: dpiroch@hli.org (Medellín, Colombia/Front Royal, VA)   HLI Statement at the 49th OAS General Assembly (2019) Address on behalf of HLI by Dr. Gladys Buitrago de Amaya, HLI Columbia Affiliate CSO COALITION FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (English translation) Good morning. We extend [...]

By |2019-11-12T16:32:22-05:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

HLI Co-Sponsors Commemoration of 25th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family

Human Life International (HLI) marked the importance of the Family at a high-level event at the United Nations’ (UN) headquarters in New York, by co-sponsoring an side event commemorating the 25th anniversary of the proclamation of the International Year of the Family. Dr. Joseph Meaney represented HLI and delivered an [...]

By |2020-10-10T13:07:34-04:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

Dr. Joseph Meaney Departs HLI for The National Catholic Bioethics Center

For immediate release: June 4, 2019 Contact: Deborah M. Piroch Email: dpiroch@hli.org (Front Royal, VA) The Board of Directors of The National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC) is pleased to announce that Joseph Meaney, Ph.D., has been named as the new President of the Center upon the retirement of its current President, [...]

By |2019-10-30T22:07:04-04:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|
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