Strong Catholic showing at local March for Life

Bill Brewer News

More than 500 women, men, and children of all walks of faith took part Jan. 22 in the March for Life through the Fort Sanders community of Knoxville. The annual march marks the anniversary of the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion across the country. The march began at the Tennessee Amphitheater with prayer, …

Hundreds turn out for Knoxville March for Life

Bill Brewer Diocese of Knoxville, News, Uncategorized

Hundreds of pro-life supporters, including many East Tennessee Catholics, turned out for a rally and the annual March for Life sponsored by the Knox County chapter of Tennessee Right to Life. Nearly 500 people attended the rally Jan. 24 at the Tennessee Amphitheatre on the World’s Fair site, and more than 400 marched several blocks to a Clinch Avenue abortion …

St. Albert the Great parishioners brave snow to attend March for Life

Jim Wogan News, Parishes

When Kari Lopez heard the weather forecast, she didn’t waver. After months of planning to attend the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., Kari wasn’t about to let a little snow get in the way of participating.  Wait, even by conservative estimates, the D.C. area was predicted to be in the bull’s eye of a storm that meteorologists and their computers …

Diocesan students participate in 2015 national March for Life

Jim Wogan News

  The massive March for Life in Washington, DC is getting a boost from students across the Diocese of Knoxville. Bradford Bosarge, director of campus ministry at Knoxville Catholic High School, says 75 students and chaperones arrived in the nation’s capital on Wednesday night. “I hope this helps our students see the value and dignity of life from conception to …

Marches for life draw large crowds

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, News

Pro-life efforts took center stage nationally and locally Jan. 22 and Jan. 26 as annual March for Life rallies took place in Washington, D.C., and Knoxville following the fourth annual Rosary For Life. Groups from the Diocese of Knoxville traveled to the nation’s capital for the Jan. 22 March for Life rally and a large Mass accompanying it and were …