Youths rally for life
Twenty thousand young people packed out an arena in the US recently for the annual Rally for Life and Youth Mass.
Celebrated by Washington Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl and numerous other clergy, Catholic News Service reports the thousands of youths received a special message directly from the Vatican.
Read by the Apostolic Nuncio to the US, Archbishop Pietro Sambi, Pope Benedict expressed his gratitude for the youths commitment to life.
The Pope also said he was looking forward to his visit to the US in April.
Youths fill Washington sports arena for pro-life rally, Mass
24 Jan 2008