Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia prays outside an abortion clinic during 40 Days for Life. Fr. Mark Hodges
BRYAN, Texas, November 8, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – A worldwide 40-day vigil outside abortion clinics has directly saved the lives of 546 children and potentially the souls of 546 mothers and fathers.
“The largest 40 Days for Life campaign so far has ended – and here’s a huge thank you for helping save so many lives!” Shawn Carney wrote on the organization’s website.
A global tally from 375 vigil locations showed 546 women who have changed their mind toward giving life.
“In many cases, all it took was the simple act of showing up to pray on the sidewalk,” Carney said.
Wonderful stories keep coming in from across the globe. In Rochester, New York, a 14-year-old girl and her mother were entering Planned Parenthood when a vigil participant gave them pro-life literature to peruse.
“A few minutes later,” Rick shared, “they came out and asked the volunteer where else they can go for help.” And they were off to a pro-life pregnancy center.
In Tallahassee, Florida, vigil counselors urged a pregnant woman to take a
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