‘Bella’ turns in highest per screen performance

Bella, the movie, was financed and marketed by its makers when major studios passed on the project. But it’s already been given the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival and been honored by the Smithsonian. And now it is reporting a gross of $1.3 million for its first weekend on only 165 screens….

14th Annual Pro-Life Walks Across America

For the 14th summer in a row, Crossroads will once again be sponsoring 3 pro-life walks across America. The 3 U.S. walks start on May 23rd from Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles and end together on August 16th in Washington, DC. Over the last 13 years, hundreds of college-age young people have walked across…

Group Launches Pro-Life Search Engine

Crossroads officially launched www.ProLifeInternet.com as a pro-life search engine today. Use of the search engine will raise much needed funds for Pro-Life organizations. Every penny raised from ProLifeInternet.com will go directly to pro-life efforts. The theme for the site is “Search the Internet – Save babies!” Check it out today at www.ProLifeInternet.com

Pope Says Abortion Not a Human Right

By Philip Pullella VIENNA (Reuters) – Pope Benedict rejected the concept that abortion could be considered a human right on Friday and urged European leaders to do everything possible to raise birth rates and make their countries more child-friendly. The 80-year-old German Pontiff told diplomats and representatives of international organizations that Europe could not deny…

Walkers Trek to Steps of Canadian Government

OTTAWA, Canada – A group of young people wearing white T-shirts emblazoned with the words “Pro-Life” ended their cross Canada journey to promote the Culture of Life on Aug. 11 on Parliament Hill. The Crossroads Walkers, aged between 18 and 30, left Vancouver in mid-May, and averaged about 100 kilometers (about 60 miles) a day,…

Canadian Walk Receives Warm Welcome at Parliament

By Elizabeth O’Brien OTTAWA, ON – The group of seven Crossroads walkers, who crossed Canada on foot to raise pro-life awareness, finally wrapped up their 5,000-kilometer trek at Parliament hill this Saturday amidst the applause and cheers of a welcoming crowd. The seven walkers arrived in Ottawa on Friday in time to join a group…

Pro-life x-country walkers seek to save lives

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (CNS) – They walk and pray and walk some more and pray again with one goal in sight. Their destination is the nation’s capital, and their goal is expressed by their slogan of “saving lives one step at a time.” During the 13th annual Crossroads Pro-Life Walk Across America this summer, more than…

Pro-Life Students Stop in Boston on Pro-Life Walk

by Steven Ertelt LifeNews.com Editor Boston, MA (LifeNews.com) — For both the old and young, walking is a great way to exercise but few people would ever envision getting on the highways and byways of America and trekking across the United States. But for pro-life college students, the opportunity to take their message against abortion…

Crossroads Walkers Inspire Listeners in Toronto

By Steve Jalsevac TORONTO – The Crossroads Canada team of young pro-life walkers spent a very busy weekend in Toronto last weekend. They prayed at a Toronto abortion clinic and were well received during their speaking engagements at four Catholic churches, a Catholic lay ministry event and an evangelical church at locations all over the…

Pro-life pilgrims make stop in Boston

BRIGHTON — Walking to raise awareness of the pro-life cause, participants in the summer Crossroads Pro-Life Walk Across America meet young people who have been hurt by abortion. They walk across the country donning white shirts with “pro-life” in bold blue lettering. The shirts catch the attention of passersby and spark conversations. Erin Haakenson, a…