Friday, November 8, 2013

Loss motivates young pro-life campaign director

Vancouver's director moved to action after lamenting friend's decision to have an abortion
Carmela Cruz, campaign director for 40 Days for Life, arrives at the B.C. Women's Hospital and Heath Centre for a prayer vigil. "It doesn't matter how you pray. It's going for the same fight, and that's the end of abortion," she said. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
One of the youngest members of the 40 Days for Life Committee in Vancouver is also its campaign director. Carmela Cruz, 21, heads the local branch of the pro-life initiative. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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