Respect life advocates gather the morning of Jan. 19 in front of a stage on the National Mall. Patrick Brown photo
In previous years, participants in the annual March for Life showcased their tenacious commitment to the pro-life cause by steadfastly bracing wind, sleet and snow on behalf of the unborn.
This year in Washington, temperatures in the high 40s helped marchers feel a little less frigid – but no less determined.
“I have the opportunity to see so many students grow in their faith and stand up for what they believe,” said Deborah Flego, moderator of Red Bank Catholic High School’s Respect Life club, Caseys4Life.
PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru – Pope Francis called on indigenous people of the Amazon to work with missionaries and bishops to shape a Church with an "Amazonian and indigenous" face.
The Pope pledged the Church's "whole-hearted option for the defense of life, the defense of the earth and the defense of cultures" and called his audience to work together toward the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon, which he has called for 2019.
Forever My Girl
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Jan 21 - All of us stand in need of conversion As Jesus emerges from the wilderness after 40 days of preparation, he begins his public ministry with a clear and very succinct statement of intent: “This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the Gospel.” More ...
How do you echo your faith? Catholic singer-songwriter Matt Maher is the dad of three kids under the age of six, and he realizes that they learned to talk by echoing what they heard him and his wife say. More ...