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Over 1,000 pro-life supporters join SPUC in prayer from home

Over 1,000 pro-life supporters around the UK came together yesterday to remember the nine million lives lost to abortion in Britain.

On Monday April 27, Catholics and other pro-life activists took part in SPUC’s Pro-Life Prayer Chain, an initiative set up by the organisation to help bring an end to abortion.

The prayer chain was backed by supporters from the north of Scotland to the south of England, who prayed in solidarity for those who have been terminated while in the womb.

“A big thank you to everyone who too part in SPUC’s Prayer Chain. We couldn’t get out onto the stree tto be a witness to the nine million babies killed in the last 52 years. But we didn’t forget these babies,” said Antonia Tully, director of campaigns for SPUC.

‘Wonderful act’

“At a time when we are in isolation due to coronavirus, SPUC came together in a wonderful act of unity to pray for the cause so close to our hearts.”

The annual event is generally held on roadsides near the homes of all who wish to take part. However, amid the COVID-19 lockdown, they instead prayed within the safety of their homes in line with government regulations.

Pictured is Rhoslyn Aguirre Ramirez with 10-month-old Michaela-Maria and Janet Thomas, Rhoslyn’s mother, in the front garden of their home in Dinas Powys, South Wales.

They are sporting banners in both English and Welsh that help to promote SPUC’s cause.

Changing societal views

Mrs Tully said: “The prayers of over a thousand pro-lifers will help to bring about a sea change in society’s view of the value of life. There were also prayers that all those fighting to bring an end to abortion and its culture of death will be given strength to carry on.”

One prayer, sent to SPUC officials, said: “We pray for strength, discernment, empowerment and strategies to enlighten people to the true value of life. We pray that you would meet with everyone and bring the tragic reality of each and every abortion to mind.

“We pray for a sea change in people’s perceptions of the value of life, that every human being would be deeply valued irrespective of race, creed, religion. Amen.”

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