Priests for Life is happy to announce that Fr. Giacomo Capoverdi, a priest of the Diocese of Providence, Rhode Island, has been given permission by Bishop Thomas Tobin to work full-time with Priests for Life.
As an associate of Priests for Life, Fr. Capoverdi will equip his fellow priests nationwide to preach, counsel, and organize more effectively for pro-life activity.
Among other things, he
will promote post-abortion healing through Rachel's Vineyard
, a ministry of Priests for Life
, and will foster political responsibility among God's people, who are called to advance the protection of life by the way they vote.
is "very excited," about his
new mission, and called abortion "the greatest travesty known to man ...my priestly powers from Christ, to end abortion in America," he
Father Capoverdi attended Rhode Island College and achieved a degree in Politics with a minor in Philosophy.
He was involved in Rhode Island State Politics, working for the Rhode Island House of Representatives and for two mayors of Providence.
He studied at the Catholic University of America where he obtained a Masters degree in 1996.
While in seminary, Father Capoverdi was the president of the Graduate Students For Life group.
was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Robert E. Mulvee in 1997.
served for six years at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
in Bristol, Rhode Island, and then at St. Mark's Church
hosted a radio show the first few years of his
priesthood, which was aired on WRIB in Rhode Island.
currently hosts a television show "Let the Fire Fall," which is produced by the "North American Catholic Educational Programming Foundation