50,000 at our sister Marche in Paris!!

Posted on Jan 25, 2017 in 2017 Walk for Life, Blog, Holy Father, International News, Praise God

That’s the Marche Pour la Vie, founded in the same year as the Walk for Life West Coast! Walkers will remember that in 2011 our co-Chair Dolores Meehan spoke at the Paris Marche, and one of the Paris organizers, Paul Genoux-Defermont, came to San Francisco and spoke to us! A great example of the worldwide reach of the pro-life movement!   LifeSiteNews has the story: Huge Crowd of 50,000 joins Paris March or Life More than 50,000...

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Wow! Apostolic Blessing from Pope Francis for the Walk for Life West Coast!

Posted on Jan 22, 2016 in 2016 Walk for Life, Blog, Holy Father, Praise God

How wonderful and humbling! His Holiness Pope Francis has sent given his Apostolic Blessing to the Walk! Here is an excerpt, via Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, and Arcbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, the Apostolic Nuncio, and the full letter is reproduced below. His Holiness Pope Francis sends warm greetings and his assurance of his closeness in prayer to all taking part in the annual Walk for Life West Coast…to those...

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Vatican Diplomat Compliments Lila Rose, Young U.S. Pro-Lifers

Posted on Mar 18, 2015 in Blog, Holy Father, International Press, Press Coverage, Students For Life

Thanks, Excellency! From Radio Vaticana: Archbishop Auza: Face of pro-life movement “more youthful” Vatican Radio The Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations expressed his gratitude for the efforts of young people to promote human life and dignity, noting that the face of the pro-life movement is becoming “more and more youthful.” Archbishop Bernardito Auza was speaking last week at an event honoring Lila Rose, a...

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Walk Chaplain Fr. Fessio Stands for Life with Filipino Bishops

Posted on Jan 30, 2015 in 2015 Walk for Life, Blog, Holy Father, International News

On January 29, 2015 noted Vatican watcher Sandro Magister published a column detailing the response of Fr. Joseph Fessio, SJ, founder of Ignatius Press, co-founder of USF’s legendary Ignatius Institute, and chaplain of the Walk for Life West Coast, to a recent statement by French Jesuit Pierre de Charentenay. In the pages of the Jesuit journal La Civiltà Cattolica, Fr. de Charentenay had “slammed the Filipino bishops for being ‘backward’ and...

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Catholic World Report on Walk for Life West Coast

Posted on Jan 26, 2015 in 2015 Walk for Life, Blog, Holy Father, Papal Nuncio, Walk for Life Religious Leaders

From today’s Catholic World Report: Walk for Life West Coast: “Bigger, younger, and more energetic every year” January 26, 2015 The annual pro-life event, which drew an estimated 50,000 Marchers this past Saturday, is one of the five largest public events in San Francisco Gibbons J. Cooney On Saturday, January 24, downtown San Francisco echoed with pro-life chants, the rosary in English and Spanish, the Salve Regina, and joyful mariachi...

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Blessing from Pope Francis to the Walk for Life West Coast!

Posted on Jan 25, 2015 in 2015 Speakers, 2015 Video, 2015 Walk for Life, Blog, Holy Father, Papal Nuncio, Walk for Life Religious Leaders

Our Holy Father Pope Francis sent his blessing “to all who came out to the Walk for Life West Coast and all who supported it through their sacrifices and prayers”! Pope Francis’s ambassador to the United States, Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Cardinal Maria Viganò, read the Holy Father’s message, beginning at about 4:00 in this video, courtesy of rfsavvy:  ...

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