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
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
Seven years of prayers answered By Walt Schaefer Prayer and perseverance have saved lives of the unborn in Sharonville, where, just days before Christmas, an abortion clinic closed as it had opened: without fanfare. One of two southwest Ohio abortion businesses owned by Martin Haskell, known for popularizing the technique
April 25, 2018 (Cincinnati, OH): God has answered prayers! Many have come and prayed in front of the abortion mill since its opening in November, 2010. Over the past years, several 40 Days for Life Campaigns were held, the rosary has been prayed every Saturday morning since the beginning of
By Gail Finke 40 Days for Life Spring prayer vigils in Cincinnati, Sharonville, and Dayton ended on Palm Sunday. This year the prayer vigil, which coincides with Lent, was held in 50 cities in Europe as well as in more than dozens of cities throughout North America. While the campaign
Workers at the Cincinnati wastewater treatment plant on Gest Street reported that they found the remains of a human fetus around 4:30 a.m. on Feb. 12. A spokesman for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati said the mother and family of the fetus were of great concern and urged them to take
By Gail Finke Ohio Congressman Brad Wenstrup is one of two legislators who introduced resolutions to overturn a new bill legalizing “assisted suicide” in the District of Columbia. Rep. Wenstrup, a surgeon from Cincinnati, and Oklahoma Senator James Lankford each introduced a companion resolution last week that would block a
9 Days for Life is an annual period of prayer and action focused on cherishing the gift of every person’s life.
Surrounding the Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children*, the overarching intention of the centerpiece novena is the end to abortion. However, the novena also highlights many other facets of respecting each other’s God-given dignity, especially by respecting human life at every stage and in every circumstance.