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Focus on ‘changing hearts,’ Bishop Burbidge tells packed post-Roe Vigil Mass for Life

Posted on AllSides January 20th, 2023
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Abortion, Catholic Mass
Lauretta Brown/CNA

The first post-Roe Vigil for Life Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., Thursday evening was a standing-room-only event for many as the 9,000-seat upper church quickly filled to capacity.

USCCB pro-life committee chair Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia, told the families, college students, and young people gathered from across the country that “a new, important phase of work in the pro-life movement begins now.” He urged those gathered in prayer who would be marching in the 2023 March for Life...

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