During his Regina Caeli address on 22 May last, Pope Benedict had these words to say to a group from an Italian pro-life movement:
‘Dear friends, I congratulate you in particular for the commitment with which you help women who face difficult pregnancies, engaged couples and married people who desire responsible procreation. In so doing, you work concretely for the culture of life. I ask the Lord that, thanks also to your contribution, the “yes to life” will be a motive for unity in Italy, and every country of the world. …’
In this context, I would like once again to remind everyone about this year's Rally for Life in Ireland that is scheduled to take place in Dublin on Saturday, 2 July next – less than four weeks away!
A date for your diary – 2 pm, Saturday, 2 July, at Parnell Square, Dublin City Centre.