Alliance for the
Family in Washington, and its Latin American branch, Alianza
Latinoamericana para la Familia, issued the appeal Monday.
generally prohibited in all Latin American countries, except for Cuba.
However, these countries’ legal systems have been systematically under
attack by strong internationally supported abortion groups in the past
few decades. Their latest strategy, similar to that of U.S.
pro-abortionists in Roe v. Wade, is to try to throw out pro-life laws
through the courts.
virtually all legislative attempts to eliminate or weaken these laws
have been defeated. But pro-abortionists in Colombia have brought a
case to that country’s Constitutional Court, where they believe they
have enough support among the judiciary to declare unconstitutional
parts of Colombia’s laws prohibiting abortion. The court is now in the
final stages of issuing a decision.
pro-life leaders are appealing for solidarity and asking for prayers
worldwide to ask God to save Colombia from pro-abortion laws and its
decision is expected to impact all of Latin America in its ability to
turn the tide on the issue. “The future, not only of Colombia, but of
all of Latin America is at stake,” Cardinal Pedro Rubiano of Bogota has
The prayer follows:
Jesus, we pray for Colombia and her people so that the lies of the
“culture of death” will be rejected, and so that the political system
and the courts will instead affirm the preciousness of all human life
from conception/fertilization to natural death. Grant vision to
the Constitutional Court judges to see the value of each human life as
God does. Help them to see the destruction that will come if they
legalize or in any way facilitate abortion. Grant that they not repeat
the grave mistakes of the so-called “developed” countries.
Jesus, through the intercession of Our Most Blessed Mother, we pray
that families and society throughout Latin America and the whole world
would welcome each child, because in welcoming the child, we welcome
you. Help us all to live according to your plan for life and love, and
thereby develop a real culture of life.
international pro-life network is organizing a worldwide prayer
campaign to combat the looming abortion industry in Latin America.