On a 2,000-mile pilgrimage to defend life
CHARLOTTE — On their annual cross-country walk for the pro-life cause, Crossroads Pro-Life spent the weekend of Aug. 4-5 in Charlotte.
The group – 10 young adults and one priest – toured Room at the Inn's new maternity center in Belmont and prayed with the Respect Life Committee of St. Vincent de Paul Parish at the Hebron abortion clinic in Charlotte.
The Crossroads visit was part of the 2012 Walk Across America, a summer pilgrimage that began in Los Angeles and concluded with a pro-life rally Aug. 11 on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Four groups of Crossroads volunteers, mostly college students, crossed 2,000 miles of mountains and prairie, sun and sleet, city and country to spread the Church's pro-life message.
Young people who wish to participate next summer can find info at www.crossroadswalk.org.
— Mary B. Worthington, Catholic News Herald
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