PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput took to the streets of Center City Monday to bring attention to the pro-life movement.
The archbishop led the “40 Days For Life” prayer vigil in front of the “Planned Parenthood” on 11th and Locust streets.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: How Much Snow Will Major Nor'easter Dump On Your Area?New Roundabout Set To Be Built At Busy South Philadelphia Intersection
The focus of Monday’s gathering was to address abortion issues in local communities.
The archbishop says every stage of human life needs to be supported.MORE NEWS: Atilis Gym Owner Gets 1 Year Probation For Defying COVID Shutdown Orders
Dayle Steinberg, the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania released a statement that reads in part:
“If opponents of abortion were serious about lowering the abortion rate in this country, they’d be working alongside planned parenthood to expand people’s access to effective birth control, sex education, and preventive health care.”