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Abortion Hurts Those in the Abortion Industry, Too

Dr. Philip G. Ney, founder of the Society of Centurions International, has has developed a one-week, intensive healing program for former abortion workers. The program is experiential and instructive. Dr. Ney has also written a book The Centurion's Pathway: A Description of the Difficult Transition for Ex-Abortion Providers or Facilitators. The society hopes to have a seminar for Centurions, in Europe in the fall, probably October 2009.

Dr. Ney can be reached via any of the following:
Dr. Philip G. Ney
The Society of Centurions
PO Box 27103
750 Goldstream Ave
Victoria BC V9B 5S4
Canada

Phone 250-642-1848
FAX 250-642-1841
mountjoy@islandnet.com
or
mariepeeters-ney@islandnet.com
Dr. Philip G. Ney
The Society of Centurions
PO Box 27103
RPO Langford
Victoria BC V9B 5S4
Canada

Phone 250-642-1848
FAX 250-642-1841
mountjoy@islandnet.com
or
mariepeeters-ney@islandnet.com
Dr. Philip G. Ney
The Society of Centurions
c/o Fr. Frank Pavone or Janet Moreno
PO Box 141172
Staten Island NY 10314

Phone 888-735-3448 or 718-980-4400
FAX 718-980-6515
mail@priestsforlife.org


The Centurion's Pathway: A Description of the Difficult Transition for Ex-Abortion Providers or Facilitators
What leads someone who has been trained to heal and cure to begin using his/her skills to kill babies by abortion? How does such a person come to leave the abortion industry? What does all this have to do with the powerful concept of the "scapegoat"? Find the answers to these and other questions in this book by Philip G. Ney, MD, FRCP(C), MA, Rpsych, and Marie A. Peeters, MD.
The book is vailable from Pioneer Publishing via http://www.messengers2.com/pioneer/index.html
It's also available from The Society of Centurions, PO Box 27103, 750 Goldstream Ave.,Victoria, BC V9B 5S4, Canada; Phone 250-642-1848.


One-minute Audio Regarding the Society of Centurions
http://www.priestsforlife.org/radiospots/centurions.mp3


The Society of Centurions
http://www.priestsforlife.org/columns/column98-8-31centurions.htm
"They are former providers of abortion who have abandoned that practice and now embrace the sanctity of life. Their number includes physicians, nurses, paramedical personnel, technicians, receptionists, and security personnel." The focus is their own personal healing.


Group Helps Former Abortion Providers Rebuild Their Lives
http://www.priestsforlife.org/clippings/98,09-06ncregistercenturions.htm
"The main effort, however, will be to support those who have had difficulty accepting and dealing with their past roles. 'One thing that needs to be understood,' Appleton said, 'is that those of us who were in the business of killing babies had to dehumanize them. So the healing process consists of rehumanization.' ... Among other high-level former abortion providers who have joined the pro-life movement are Dr. Bernard Nathanson, Carol Everett, and Norma McCorvey, who was 'Jane Roe' in the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision."


Former Abortion Employees Seek Peace After Quitting
http://www.orboston.org/news_archive/Ex_AB_WTimes_02232001.htm
"Dr. Ney says this is all a part of restoring people's humanity. 'If you dehumanize others, you dehumanize yourself,' he says. 'If you stop your ears to the silent pleading of a little life, then you become insensitive to the prompting of your own heart and mind.'"


Society of Centurions: Helping Abortionists Heal: We've learned to deal with the wounded women; are prolifers ready for the onslaught of wounded abortion workers? February 7, 2001
http://realchoice.0catch.com/library/weekly/aa020701a.htm
"One problem Appleton found was finding a priest who took her sins as seriously as she did. ... Appleton says that 'nine out of ten times, when someone decides to get out of the abortion industry, the first person he will go to is a member of the clergy. That member of the clergy can make or break that person at that particular time. Whether these people go on with the process of reconciliation, whether they succeed in their transition, is greatly dependent on that first encounter with the clergyman. So it is vitally important that the clergy understand what they are dealing with.'"


Society of Centurions: Helping Abortionists Heal: The last thing a recovering abortionist needs is the prolife movement. February 9, 2001
http://realchoice.0catch.com/library/weekly/aa020901a.htm
"... there is a journey of healing that a former abortion worker must go through before he or she is ready to begin any kind of activism. ... The people in the pro-life movement often have no understanding whatsoever about what this transition means, and what we go through. ... What most people in the pro-life movement do not understand is that our value system is based on a certain set of beliefs, and when you come to the realization that absolutely everything you believed in is wrong, you are totally lost. ... So the Centurion program set out to educate the pro-life movement, to help them gain an understanding of the people who have worked in the abortion industry."


Society of Centurions: Helping Abortionists Heal: Finding the courage to admit you were wrong is the first step out of the abortion nightmare. February 12, 2001
http://realchoice.0catch.com/library/weekly/aa021201a.htm
"... there are three things that can happen to you when you are in the abortion business. First, you can realize the horror that you are involved in, and you get out. Second, you can realize the horror that you are involved in, but you do not have the courage to get out, so you get a little mentally ill. ... Third, ... you take it a step further, and you begin worshipping the horror, and then 'the choice' becomes your god. This is a real diabolical side of it ..."


Society of Centurions: Helping Abortionists Heal: So where do the rest of us fit in? February 14, 2001
http://realchoice.0catch.com/library/weekly/aa021601a.htm
"'The Prodigal Project' is the outreach program to those still in the abortion industry. It alerts them to the fact that the Society of Centurions exists ... we shouldn't expect those who leave the abortion industry to immediately get up and start telling complete strangers about their experiences. To relive the guilt and shame in front of strangers, before healing from the experience (and the abuse that often leads workers into the abortion industry) just rubs salt into the wounds. Give abortion industry refugees time and space to heal."


Society of Centurions: Helping Abortionists Heal: Finding the courage to admit you were wrong is the first step out of the abortion nightmare.
http://realchoice.0catch.com/library/weekly/aa021401a.htm
Ney told Father Pavone, ... 'I think it is possible now to describe what happens both going in to the abortion industry and coming out of it. So what we have tried to do is provide people with a model that helps them understand why they got there and how best to get out of it if they want to get out of it.' Dr. Ney has written a book, The Centurion's Pathway, describing the journey from abortion participation to healing. He explains how the wounds of having been a victim of abuse often pave the way for a person to abuse others by practicing abortion."


Meet the Abortion Providers
http://www.prolifeaction.org/providers/index.htm
Former abortionists tell their stories. They reveal what led them into the abortion business, how their work killing babies impacted their lives, and what eventually led them out of abortion.


Columns 2006
http://www.priestsforlife.org/columns/columns2006/index.htm
Eight audio/text columns dated from February 27 through June 19: 2006 on abortionists, by Fr. Frank Pavone. Your can read each column in English or Spanish, listen to an audio version online or download a podcast:

  • February 27, 2006: The Forgotten Victim
  • March 13, 2006: Why an Abortionist?
  • March 27, 2006: The Scapegoat's Killer
  • April 10, 2006: Dehumanized
  • May 8, 2006: Tragic Triangle
  • May 22, 2006: Vacant Souls
  • June 5, 2006: The Bite of "Choice"
  • June 19: 2006: Abortionists Converted


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