Friday, January 25, 2013

At annual March for Life, crowds show endurance, passion to continue

Young people with "The Crusaders
for Life" youth group at St. John
Cantius Church in Chicago cheer
as March for Life participants
make their way to the U.S.
Supreme Court in Washington,
D.C. (CNS/Bob Roller)
... From Catholic News Service

By Carol Zimmermann
Catholic News Service

WASHINGTON (CNS) The tens of thousands of participants at the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 25 demonstrated just how determined they are not only by showing up in such large numbers on a bitter cold day but by continuing a 40-year tradition of protesting the U.S. Supreme Court's decision legalizing abortion

"Forty years ago, people thought opposition to the pro-life movement would eventually disappear," Boston Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley told the crowd assembled on the National Mall for a rally prior to the march along Constitution Avenue to the front of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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