The March For Life in Italy Begins, & Grows in Romania and Spain

Italy will have its first major March for Life on 28 May 2011. Organizers are hoping for a large turn-out. Romania Pro-Life March for Life Coming Up in Three Cities The provita movement in Romania is thriving in order to follow closely its more experienced colleagues from Western Europe; this year, for the first time, the “March for Life” will turn into a large scale event, scheduled for Saturday, 26th of March. The marches will take place simultaneously in the capital city Bucharest and two other big Romanian cities, Timisoara and Satu Mare. [LifeNews.com Pro-Life News Report 3/22/11 #5104] Pro-Life March in Spain Draws over 150,000 Participants An estimated 150,000-plus pro-lifers gathered to celebrate life and protest a new abortion law in Madrid on Sunday. Hundreds of others marched in over 80 Spanish cities, including Barcelona, Oviedo, Zaragoza and Las Palmas, and internationally on March 25 as part of recognition for the International Day of the Unborn Child. From little children to teens to grandparents, families walked in the streets in support of a Spanish “manifesto” that calls abortion “a terrible hypocrisy against women” and a “terrible injustice to the children.” Participants were asked to sign the petition demanding that Spanish laws protect life “at all times and circumstances” and seek to offer true aid to women with unplanned pregnancies. “Today we are together for a just cause: the defense of human life,” said Dr. Gador Joya, spokesperson for Derecho a Vivre (Right to Live). “We are here to return to the dignity of the individual at the heart of democracy. We are here, once again, because we do...