Barbara Thorp

Barbara Thorp Barbara Thorp has been director of the Pro-Life Office of the Archdiocese of Boston since 1985 and is on the executive boards of the National Office of Post-Abortion Reconciliation and Healing, the National Committee for a Human Life Amendment, and Women Affirming Life.


Website: www.publicconversations.org

Articles and Video:

Leading Opponents On Abortion Reveal Confidential Dialogue (02/22/01)
The article is jointly authored by three prochoice and three prolife leaders in Boston. It gives an honest and personal account of an unusual confidential dialogue that has continued for over five years. It began in the aftermath of the fatal shootings of two women who worked for abortion-providing clinics in Brookline, MA. Contrary to the suspicions of many, these women's experience shows that civil dialogue and passionate advocacy need not be mutually exclusive.