Sunday, January 15, 2012

Walk For Life West Coast Speakers to Join Reverend Hoye in Oakland!

The Catholic News Agency reports that some of the Walk for Life West Coast speakers will be joining the great Reverend Walter Hoye at the Fifth Annual Standing Up 4Life Walk in Oakland on Friday, January 20. Standing Up 4Life begins at 12 noon in the Frank Ogawa Plaza, in front of Oakland's City Hall. After the Walk, there will be a discussion in the parish hall of Oakland's Christ the Light Cathedral, followed by an ecumenical prayer service in the Cathedral. Participants will include their Excellencies Bishop Salvatore Cordileone of Oakland and Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento.

Pro-life ecumenism takes root in Oakland, Calif.

Oakland, Calif., Jan 14, 2012 (CNA) - The Rev. Walter Hoye is preparing for his fifth annual Standing Up 4Life Walk in Oakland, Calif. The rally will begin at noon Jan. 20 in front of Oakland City Hall at 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza.

'The speakers want to come to Oakland,' said the Rev. Hoye, who thanked West Coast Walk for Life founders Eva Muntean and Dolores Meehan for their assistance.

'Eva and Dolores work together to get communities of color involved,' he said. The focus of the Oakland event is the impact of abortion on the minority community.

The Rev. Hoye is one of the nation’s leaders in framing the abortion debate as a matter of genocide...

An ecumenical prayer service will follow from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland. The public is invited to attend the service. The Most Rev. Salvatore J. Cordileone, bishop of Oakland, and the Most Rev. Jaime Soto, bishop of Sacramento, Calif. will be among the speakers."Read the whole thing.

The Reverend Clenard Childress, Dr. Vansen Wong, Mrs. Lori Hoye, and Abby Johnson will be joining Walter. Full details of the Standing Up 4Life Walk can be found here.

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