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Pro-lifers prepare for spiritual battle at Helpers of God's Precious Infants Mass, procession

Lisa Johnston | lisajohnston@archstl.org  | Twitter: @aeternusphoto Seminarians from Kenrick-Glennon seminary prayed the rosary across the fence surrounding Planned Parenthood. About 450 pro-life supporters processed from the Cathedral Basilica to Planned Parenthood on Forest Park Avenue where they were met by pink signs held by counter protesters supporting the abortion provider.  Supporters of the abortion provided held signs behind a recently modified fence meant to obscure their view.


As the Helpers of God's Precious Infants Mass began at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, participants were fully aware of the spiritual battle they were about to encounter.

About 450 people came for the Saturday morning Mass and peaceful Rosary procession to Planned Parenthood, ready to face 100 or so counter-protesters on the clinic's parking lot wearing pink shirts and holding signs with messages including "I stand with Planned Parenthood" and "Don't take away our care."

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