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Washington March for Life 2019
January 22, 2019
Senior US politicians, including President Trump, have come out in defence of the Covington Catholic High School students. Trump said the students were “treated unfairly” and “smeared by the media” after new footage emerged contradicting initial reports that the students engaged in racist behaviour. Kentucky Senator Rand Paul also urged people to “stop going after
January 21, 2019
Their activism has sparked controversy in recent months, after a U.S. senator called the Knights of Columbus and their pro-life work “extreme.” But the Knights of Columbus say their work in the pro-life movement is a part of their Catholic identity, and that they’re proud of their long-standing involvement in the annual March for Life
January 21, 2019
Attendees at the 2019 March for Life saw an unannounced appearance from Vice President Mike Pence, a video message from President Trump, a strong bipartisan speaker line-up, and a secular science theme. But the most surprising sight of the day, at least for one 12-year-old first-time marcher, was the number of children. “There are more
January 18, 2019
Young pro-life marchers are charged with renewing American society. This was the message apostolic nuncio Archbishop Christophe Pierre delivered to a packed arena Friday morning ahead of the March for Life in Washington, DC. Addressing the assembly before beginning the Mass at which he was the principle celebrant, the pope’s personal representative in the United
January 18, 2019
The March for Life again gathered myriad pro-life advocates to mark the anniversary of legalized abortion in America, and in a surprise appearance Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence introduced a pre-recorded message from President Donald Trump. “This is a movement founded on love and grounded in the nobility and dignity of
January 17, 2019
Cardinal Donald Wuerl will not celebrate the January 18 Mass for Life, to be held at a youth rally before the annual March for Life. Wuerl was until today scheduled to be the principal celebrant of the Mass. In his stead will be Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States, the Archdiocese of
January 15, 2019
This week I will leave work and home behind and head to Washington, D.C., to take part in a public demonstration against the greatest human rights abuse of our times.  As I have every year since I became president of Franciscan University of Steubenville, I will attend the March for Life with 500 of our
January 15, 2019
The Holy See has granted that a plenary indulgence may be obtained by those who participate in the National Prayer Vigil for Life or other sacred celebrations surrounding the March for Life, being held Jan. 18 in Washington, D.C. “The Apostolic Penitentiary of the Holy See has granted a plenary indulgence that may be obtained,
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