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Affirming life and love at area’s largest pro-life event By Gail Finke Despite dire threats of thunderstorms, the 13th annual Cross the Bridge for Life celebration took place June 3 under a cloudless, azure sky. As always, not a drop of rain fell.      “A lady called me to

Priests from the Diocese of Covington and Archdiocese of Cincinnati cross the Purple People Bridge during the Cross the Bridge for Life celebration on Riverboat Row in Newport, Sunday, June 3, 2018. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
Thousands of people from both sides of the Ohio River gathered at the Newport Festival Park Sunday for the 13th annual Cross the Bridge for Life. Both Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr (Cincinnati) and Bishop Roger Foys (Covington) made the walk across the “Purple People Bridge” and back, and offered their

Cross the Bridge for LIfe
Thousands of Catholics from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and the Diocese of Covington will come together for a family festival and a walk across the Purple People Bridge to celebrate the beautiful gift of human life, at all its stages, regardless of age, ability or disability. The 13th annual Cross

By Gail Finke With little publicity, an annual family celebration of the gift of life continues to grow.  Thousands assemble in Newport every year for Cross the Bridge for Life, a hybrid event that’s part street festival and part fitness walk – with prayer, food, music, and family activities along

Cross the Bridge for LIfe
The 11th annual Cross the Bridge for Life event will bring more than 4,000 tri-state residents to Newport’s Riverfront Row festival area, Sunday, June 5, 2016 in a show of support for the sanctity of human life at every age, religious liberty and conscience rights. This event moved to Newport’s Riverfront Row last

Cross the Bridge for LIfe
Staff Report On Sunday, June 7, thousands of people from across the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and the Diocese of Covington will come together and witness for the unborn by crossing the Purple People Bridge (officially the Newport-Southbank Bridge), which spans the Ohio River from Newport on the Levee in Kentucky to Sawyer Point

Staff Report Pro-lifers from throughout Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky came together June 2 in demonstration of support for the protection of human life with a peaceful walk across the Purple People Bridge (officially the Newport-Southbank Bridge), which spans the Ohio River from Sawyer Point in Cincinnati to Newport on

  More than 4,000 tri-state residents will gather at the World Peace Bell on Sunday, June 2 to participate in the eighth annual Cross the Bridge for Life event held at 421 Monmouth St., Newport, Ky.