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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

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

by Courtney Grogan Washington D.C., Jan 29, 2018 / 04:30 pm (CNA).- A procedural vote on a Senate bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks failed on the evening of Jan. 29, after more than three hours of debate. The cloture motion, which would have prevented a filibuster on the

Archbishop Schnurr invites you to support the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act: This legislation, which prohibits abortion after 20 weeks gestation on the scientific evidence that fetuses can feel pain by that point, passed the House on Oct. 3, and is now in the Senate as S.2311. A vote is

Respect Life Weekend is September 30th through October 1st. To learn more: For more information or to donate to the Respect Life Fund, click here

Sponsored by 20 pro-life organizations in Ohio and Northern Kentucky, including the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and the Diocese of Covington, Cross the Bridge for Life is an annual celebration of life in all stages and at all ages. This year thousands of people (number not yet available) crossed the bridge

The journey that brought Bob Wurzelbacher from his Cincinnati parish home to director of the Archdiocesan Office for Respect Life ministries did not prepare him for his first challenge in the office. “I had not yet officially started in my position, but messages were being left on the phone in