INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

 

March for Life Around the World

2017

US Cities: Chicago, Dallas, Florida

On the weekend of the 14th January, several cities held their own March for Life. The main March for Life was on the 27th January. Los Angeles and San Francisco each had their March on the 21st January.

2016

Washington, DC, USA

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The Annual March for Life was held on the 22nd January. It is the largest and longest running March for Life in the World!

 

San Francisco

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On the 23rd January, thousands marched through San Francisco for the Annual March for Life West Coast

 

Ireland – Munster

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On the 27th February, the regional March for Life was held in Cork City, Ireland where crowds exceeded all expectations!

 

Peru

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On the 12th March, hundreds of thousands marched through the capital city Lima in one of the biggest colourful March for Life!

Romania

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On the 26th March, several rallies for life were held in various towns and cities through the two countries, Romania and Moldova!

 

Czech Republic

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On 2nd April, over 7,000 marched through the capital city, Prague!

 

Belgium

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Belgian pro-lifers took to the streets of Belgium on the 17th April in their annual march for life!

 

Mexico

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On 23rd April, thousands of Mexicans marched through the streets for life and against abortion

Colombia

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Thousands marched for Life in the South American country, Colombia, on the 7th May

Italy

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On Sunday, 8th May, up to 30,000 marched for life in the Italian capital, Rome. It was the 6th Annual March for Life which has seen year on year increase in the numbers attending. READ MORE HERE

Canada

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On 12th May, over 20,000 turned out for Canada’s annual March for Life in the nation’s capital, Ottawa.

UK

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The Annual March for Life took place in Birmingham on the 15th May. Speeches included a young mother whose baby was saved from abortion because she stumbled accross the March for Life the previous year! READ MORE HERE

Poland

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On 15th May, Over 200,000 Poles marched in various towns and cities in Poland calling on a ban on abortion.

Croatia

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The very first ever March for Life was held in Croatia on Saturday, 22nd May! Up to 7,000 people marched, according to police estimates.

Germany

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Over 7500 people marched for life in Germany on the 22nd September

Australia

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Thousands marched for life in Australia on the 8th October 2016

2015

USA

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Record numbers showed up for the Annual March for Life in Washington and year on year increase on marches all around the USA from San Francisco, to Dallas to Chicago.

 

LIMA, PERU

Half a million people marched through Lima in a massive show of solidarity with the unborn child and its mother. Again year on year increases in this annual march for life!

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2014

FRANCE

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Over 40,000 people marched through Paris on Sunday 19th January 2014!

 

USA

The Annual March for Life in Washington was held on Wednesday 22 January and saw hundreds of thousands of people march on Washington despite bitter weather conditions. Similar marches were held in Dallas, Chicago, San Francisco and in lots of other cities throughout the USA

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Similar marches were held in Dallas, Chicago, San Francisco and in lots of other cities throughout the USA

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2013

USA

The Annual March for Life in Washington was moved to January 25, 2013, to accommodate the Presidential Inauguration. It had record numbers with estimates as high at 600,000.

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BELGIUM

Annual March for Life was held on Saturday 24th March 2013 with numbers up again on the last two years!

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CANADA

The Annual Canadian March for Life was held on the 9th May in Ottawa. A record-smashing pro-life crowd of 25,000 that swamped Parliament Hill to demand justice for the unborn. Organizer of the event Campaign Life Coalition (CLC) estimated the number to be a 25 percent increase from the previous year.

ITALY

The 3rd March for Life in Italy took place on Sunday, May 12, 2013 in Rome to a record number of 40,000 participants.

BOLIVIA

Up to 35,000 evangelicals and Catholics took to the streets of Cochabamba, Bolivia in late August in solidarity against the possible decriminalization of abortion, making the march the largest pro-life demonstration ever in the South American nation.

http://www.christianpost.com/news/35000-bolivian-christians-march-against-abortion-laws-103266/

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2012

FRANCE

On Sunday, 22 January 2012, record numbers of pro-lifers turned out in Paris to march against abortion.

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See more on the Paris March for Life here

See more photos taken by Bogdan Stanciu from Asociatia Provita Bucuresti, on the Paris March for Life here

USA

The 39th March for Life was held in Washington, DC, on 23 January 2012. A cold rain greeted the tens of thousands of March for Life participants but that didn’t put a damper on their spirits. Hundreds of other March for Life’s were held in other states and cities across the USA.

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See more on the USA March for Life here

See video of Joe Scheidler speak on the March for Life here

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2011

FRANCE

The French March for Life was held on 23 January 2011 in Paris drawing over 40,000 participants. The Paris March for Life (Marche pour la vie), is an annual demonstration protesting abortion held in the French capital in late January, close to the anniversary date of the 1975 law that legalized abortion in France. The event was created in 2005 by several French pro-life organisations to commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of legal abortion. It defines itself as non-denominational and non-partisan.

See their site for more details

Read news item on March for Life 2010 when 25,000 marched through Paris

Read how the Pope personally endorses the March for Life

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See Irish participants in the French March for Life 2010

USA

The USA March for Life is held on the 23 January every year to commemorate the Roe v. Wade decision. Estimated numbers for 2011 were close to 400,000!

See more on the event here

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See photos of Irish particpants in the March for Life 2010

AUSTRALIA

The Australian March for Life was held on the 12 February 2011

See more details of the event here

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BELGIUM

The Belgium March for Life was held in Brussels on 24 March 2011

See details of their next rally in 2012 here

See photos of Irish participants in the Belgian Rally 2010

See photos of Irish participants in the Belgian Rally 2011

SPAIN

In Madrid on Sunday 28 March 2011, an estimated 150,000-plus pro-lifers gathered to celebrate life and protest a new abortion law. Hundreds of others marched in over 80 Spanish cities, including Barcelona, Oviedo, Zaragoza and Las Palmas, and internationally on March 25 as part of recognition for the International Day of the Unborn Child.

See photos of Irish participants in the Spanish March for Life October 2009

CANADA

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On 12 May 2011 Parliament Hill, well over 15,000 Pro Lifers from across Ontario and Canada descended on Parliament Hill to witness to the dignity of the unborn child and call for the nation’s politicians to respect human life at its most vulnerable stages. The march drew 15,000 people

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Read an account on the Canadian March for Life 2011 here

ITALY

The Italian March for Life took place in Rome on the 25 May 2011. The Marcia per la Vita 2011 took place on May 22, tracing a path from St. Peter’s Square to the Italian Senate in protest against the killing of unborn children, legalized by lawmakers 33 years ago. Pope Benedict XVI issued a warm greeting to members of the pro-life movement the day of the march.

Read more about the March on Lifesitenews

Facebook page of the organisers

SWITZERLAND

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The Swiss March for Life took place on 17 September 2011 in Helvetiaplatz, Zurich

See their website for more details

GERMANY

The German March for Life took place on 17 September 2011 in Berlin

See their website for more details

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NETHERLANDS

The Dutch March for Life took place on Saturday, 10 December 2011.

See their site here for more details

See a report on the March here

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