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Diocese of Rockville Centre

Media Advisory

WHAT: Kathleen Gallagher, director, Pro-Life Activities of the New York State Catholic Conference will speak about the biology, ethics and law of stem cell research. She will clarify the differences between embryonic and stem cell research in a presentation, “Protecting Life and Curing Disease through Stem Cell Research.” 

WHO: Mrs. Gallagher represents the state’s Roman Catholic Bishops in presenting the Church’s policy positions to legislators, the media and other external groups statewide.

Mrs. Gallagher was a recipient of the Diocesan Pro-Vita Award from the Diocese of Rockville Centre in 1989 and the Diocese of Brooklyn in 1992. She is a frequent guest on radio and television talk shows, discussing issues such as human cloning, stem cell research, sexual abstinence programs, abortion and conscience protections for religious organizations.  


WHEN: Tuesday, November 9, 2004, 7:30 p.m.  


WHERE: St. Agnes Cathedral Parish Center
29 Quealy Place
Rockville Centre, NY 11570  
Take Southern State Parkway to Peninsula Blvd. south Exit. Take Peninsula Blvd. south until Lakeview Rd. Make a left onto Lakeview Rd. Turn right onto North Village Ave. Make a left onto Quealy Place. St. Agnes Cathedral Parish Center is on the left behind the Cathedral. Parking is available across the street from the Cathedral.


CONTACT: Sean P. Dolan
                 Director of Communications
                 (p) 516-678-5800, ext. 625
                 (c) 516-510-0473
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