On January 17, 2016, Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity and Postulants boarded a bus in Manitowoc, WI for the IL March for Life. Pro Life WI organized the journey busing people from throughout the state. We walked with a crowd of 5,000 praying especially for the weakest and most vulnerable in our world.
With temperatures in the single digits and wind chills well below zero, Archbishop Blase Cupich did his best to warm up the March for Life crowd gathered at Federal Plaza Sunday afternoon.
“This isn’t cold, this is Chicago,” Cupich said with a smile.
The goal of the rally, Cupich said, was “to make space,” not just for the march, but “for young people to come into the world, to realize that the womb should not be their tomb, that their lives matter, and that we should make room at the table of life for them.” Read more.