Denver, Colo., Jan 23, 2005 / 22:00 pm
Archbishop Charles Chaput, speaking to a standing room only crowd at Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Denver on Saturday called the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, “a day of hope” for the faithful.
The Respect Life Mass was held on the 32nd anniversary of the legalization of abortion in the United States.
Calling to mind St. Vincent, whose feast day was Saturday, the Archbishop told the congregation that, “because of your kindness and persistence, the Lord will bless your efforts as He did St. Vincent’s.”
St. Vincent is remembered for converting his persecutors.