[View Photos]: Thousands March through Rome in Defense of Babies from Abortion
Louis Knuffke : May 22, 2023
"We are against the culture of discarding. In the face of the anthropological subversion we are experiencing, whereby some values are no longer taken for granted, rather, they are silenced, there is a people who want to give a voice to the defenseless, beginning with children in their mothers' wombs, the disabled, the suffering of migrants and terminal life often in extremely fragile conditions." -Massimo Gandolfini, president of the Family Day Association
(Rome, Italy) — [LifeSiteNews.com] Thousands gathered to march through the streets of Rome on Saturday, May 20, in witness to the sanctity of human life for the national Italian Demonstration for Life. (Image credit: Michael Haynes/LifeSiteNews)
Flying banners with this year's motto "Scegliamo la vita," or "we choose life," pro-lifers marched from Rome's Piazza della Repubblica past the papal basilica of St. Mary Major—where the wood of Christ's manger is venerated beneath the high altar—to the piazza of the papal basilica of St. John Lateran, which is the first church built in Rome after Constantine legalized Christianity and the Pope's cathedral.
Enthusiastic crowds of young people, priests, religious brothers, seminarians and sisters, along with families with little children joined the demonstration, singing loudly in Italian, praying the rosary, and cheering for life. The march was led (by) a band of drummers and police escort... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here
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