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‘The life we are asked to promote and protect is no abstract idea, but becomes real flesh and blood in the unborn child, the terminally ill, the refugee and the
Pope Francis, General Audience
Feast of the Annunciation, 3.25.20
"How Americans Understand Abortion: a comprehensive interview study of abortion attitudes in the U.S." - by Notre Dame’s McGrath Institute for Church Life
SEE LIFE 2020
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The new event, See Life 2020, will feature powerful pro-life stories, commentary from dynamic Christian speakers, and music from award-winning artists. The program will culminate with a 4D ultrasound—offering a window into the reality of life in the womb.
Pregnant and parenting moms in need are in our parishes and our neighborhoods. As Pope Francis reminds us, our parishes need to be “islands of mercy in the midst of a sea of indifference.” Everyone in the parish community should know where to refer a pregnant woman in need.
The 25th anniversary year of Evangelium vitae gives us a wonderful opportunity to assess, expand, and communicate resources to pregnant moms and families in need. We are inviting parishes, through the support of their bishop and pastor, to join a nationwide effort from August 15, 2020 to August 15, 2021 entitled: “Walking with Moms in Need: A Year of Service.”
The 20/20 Project is an effort to ban abortion past 20 weeks (post-fertilization) in New Jersey by passing the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act by the year 2020.
For more information about the 20/20 Campaign, follow this link.