Student keeps spreading Pro-Life message

by Joseph Kenny Review Staff Writer “By being Catholic and being pro-life, I need to promote a culture of life in everything I do,” said Katy Fusz, a St. Louisan who took part in a walk across the country this summer to give public witness to the sacredness of life. Fusz, a member of St….

Crossroads Walkers Arrive in Washington

By Henrietta Gomes After walking 3,100 miles across the country, the Crossroad walkers, one of whom suffered snakebite, reached Washington, D.C., from the West Coast last Friday afternoon in an effort to put an end to abortion. Crossroads is primarily made up of college age volunteers who spend their summer on a pilgrimage walking across…

Australian Priest Crosses America With ‘Holy Kids’

By, Patrick Goodenough Pacific Rim Bureau (CNSNews.com) – An Australian Catholic priest has led a group of pro-life young people, many of them Americans, to Toronto, where the church’s World Youth Day celebrations are taking place this week. The youngsters have spent the summer crossing the U.S. to spread a pro-life message. Father Hilary Flynn,…

Pro-life Pilgrims Walk Southeast to New Orleans

The 50-day walking pilgrimage from Florida to New Orleans has been a lesson in self-sacrifice, faith and endurance for members of Crossroads. They’ve been chased down the road in rural Mississippi, had cans and soft drinks hurled at them from car windows, endured insults and threats at abortion clinics and a snake bite somewhere in…

Young People Walk Across U.S. to Protest Abortion

By Laurie Dunklee They are walking across America to save the babies. Ten young adults, including two brothers from Denver, and one Australian priest are walking from San Francisco to Toronto, Ontario, to draw attention to the approximately 1.5 million abortions performed each year in the United States. The group is part of Crossroads, a…

Sacrificing a Summer to Save Babies

By Patrick Joyce Eager young adults from across the nation and gray-haired pro-life activists from San Francisco gathered in front of the Planned Parenthood office on Eddy Street May 18 to pray for an end to abortion and to prepare for the young people’s cross-country walk to World Youth Day in Toronto. San Francisco police…

Pro-Life Marchers Threatened with Arrest at Golden

On Monday, the most photographed bridge in the world — to many immigrants, their first glimpse of America, the land of political freedom — was the scene of another blow to the free-speech rights of young conservatives defending the sanctity of human life. Pro-life shirts have been banned from the Golden Gate Bridge. In late…

Pro-Life T-Shirts Banned On Golden Gate Bridge

WASHINGTON DC, May 22 (LSN.ca/CWNews.com) – Crossroads, a group which walks across the US to herald the pro-life message, was stopped from crossing the Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco. Crossroads kicked off its annual pilgrimage Monday. Crossroads was begun in the early 90’s by students at Franciscan University of Steubenville and now each summer,…

Pro-lifers censored in San Francisco

Law-enforcement officers on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco demanded that a pair of college students walking across the structure as part of a demonstration remove their pro-life T-shirts or be subject to a fine and jail time. “Our walkers’ free-speech rights have been stifled by the bridge patrol,” said Adam Redmon, director of…

Crossroads, Walkin’ on Behalf of the Unborn

By, Tony Gosgnach It’s a long, arduous journey on foot clear across the United States, through winds, rain, traffic and punishing summer heat under a blazing sun. The trek takes a considerable physical toll on its young participants. “You get a lot of blisters and bandaids,” says Martha Nolan with a knowing chuckle. “But every…