silent no more

Planned Parenthood protest makes concrete the reason for the March for Life

Lisa Johnston  |  lisajohnston@archstl.org  |  Twitter: @aeternusphoto

Priests for Life and Silent No More held a protest outside of Planned Parenthood in Washington, DC on July 18.  Pro-life leader Father Frank Pavone led a group of about 200 in prayer, most of them young people.  Father, and others, extended their hands towwards the abortion facility while in prayer.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yoi Reyes believes that her son should not have to pay for a crime that was committed by another.

Years ago as a teenager, Reyes was raped by her stepfather in her native Cuba. The first time, she was 13 and forced to have an abortion. The second time, the baby was too far along, and the doctor refused to do the abortion. Her son Pedro, now 27, welcomed his first child into the world on Thanksgiving Day.

40th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade time to comemmorate, recommit

Chuck and Linda Raymond

Catholics in St. Louis are making plans to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade later this month. While many are booking trips to Washington, D.C., for the annual March for Life, Chuck and Linda Raymond of Holy Infant Parish in Ballwin are instead traveling to the opposite coast to speak about the pain of abortion.

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