Today’s Catholic World Report has an interview with one of our heroes, the great Reverend Walter Hoye. Reverend Hoye will be hosting the Stand up 4Life March and the Conversations 4Life Dinner on Friday, January 23. Check out the A-list of pro-lifers who will be in  attendance.

From the article:

Pro-Life Leader Walter Hoye Walks the Walk
A-list of pro-lifers to attend Oakland event later this month.

By Gibbons J. Cooney

Rev. Walter Hoye (right) at the 2008 Stand Up 4Life Rally and Walk with (left to right) Father Frank Pavone, Rev. Clenard Childress, and Dr. Alveda King.

Rev. Walter Hoye (right) at the 2008 Stand Up 4Life Rally and Walk with (left to right) Father Frank Pavone, Rev. Clenard Childress, and Dr. Alveda King.

Reverend Walter Hoye made headlines in 2009 when he was arrested for passing out pro-life information at an abortion facility in Oakland, California. Rev. Hoye’s peaceful action earned him a 30-day sentence in Alameda County’s Santa Rita Jail. His conviction has since been overturned.

Hoye’s motivation was, and continues to be, the horrific rate of abortion in the African-American community, a rate so high that it has been described as genocide. Rev. Hoye’s website states: “Abortion, which has taken the lives of more Black Americans than heart disease, cancer, strokes, accidents, diabetes, homicide, and chronic lower respiratory diseases combined, is the number one (1) cause of death in Black America,” and he provides the numbers to prove it.

On Friday, January 23, Reverend Hoye will host the Eighth Annual Stand Up 4Life Rally and Walk in Oakland….”

Read the whole thing, with links to Reverend Hoye’s events.