|March for Life, Paris|
|Written by Sherry|
|Monday, 21 January 2008 08:49|
Very extensive coverage of the March for Life, Paris can be found at Blog by the Sea.
10,000 to 20,000 took to the streets in Paris. I find it simply fascinating to watch Catholics from all over Europe marching on a day that really only has meaning in US history but also exciting to see a nascent world-wide movement inspired by 35 years of
Like here, the march has been heavily politicized and so there is much less public support from the hierarchy.
The annual pro-life march has been associated with France's right wing politics. That association with right-wing politicians undoubtedly has been a problem for the Paris march, and is probably a reason why the walk did not draw more support than it did from the French bishops and laity.
But as we can see from the phalanx of bishops marching in SF on Saturday, that can change as well.