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Pope Francis sends support to March for Life in Paris, France

The March for Life takes place in Paris, France, on 22 January. - AFP

The March for Life takes place in Paris, France, on 22 January. - AFP

20/01/2017 16:08

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent his support to the March for Life taking place in Paris, France on 22 January 2017.

The message was went through the Apostolic Nuncio to France, Archbishop Luigi, who said the Holy Father sent his greetings to the participants of the pro-life march.

“The Church must never tire of being an advocate for life and must not neglect to proclaim that human life is to be protected unconditionally from the moment of conception until natural death,” the Message said, quoting Pope Francis’ words to the Bishops of Germany on 11 November 2015.

"Beyond this legitimate manifestation in defense of human life, the Holy Father encourages participants in the March for Life to work tirelessly for the building of a civilization of love and a culture of life,” the Message concluded.

20/01/2017 16:08