While the trend is young people being less religious and politically identified, millennials respond more positively to science and technology in understanding the dignity of the unborn and the struggles of women facing crisis pregnancy.
On a bright, sunny and almost spring-like morning highlighted by President Donald Trump’s remarks to the rally before the march from the White House Rose Garden and members of Congress, there appeared to be little interest from the marchers in political questions.
The Capital One Arena in Washington, which typically hosts professional basketball and hockey games and sold-out concerts, was filled with thousands of youth from around the country who gathered there Jan. 19 to stand up for life.
On Jan. 18, the day before the March for Life, Yoi Reyes who was raped and forced to have an abortion, joined more than 200 people outside of Planned Parenthood’s headquarters in Washington to show real-life examples of abortion.
The annual Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life March for Life will be held at the State Capitol on Monday, Jan. 22, to mark the 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 United States Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.
Vice President Mike Pence told pro-life advocates from across the U.S. Jan. 27 that “life is winning in America, and today is a celebration of that progress.”
The U.S. bishops’ nationwide “9 Days for Life” campaign is “a great way to put our faith into action,” said Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities.
Organizers of the March for Life made it clear Dec. 13 that although they’re “cautiously optimistic” about eventually overturning the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision with a Donald Trump administration and a Republican-controlled House and Senate, they don’t expect to be in lockstep with other aspects of the new president’s agenda.
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Sometimes being pro-life means making difficult decisions. Because of a predicted snowstorm in Washington, the St. Louis archdiocesan Catholic Youth Apostolate canceled its Generation Life pilgrimage to the March for Life. About 2,200 teens, adult chaperones, volunteers and staff were expected to participate in the 43rd annual march Jan. 22. The youth […]