WHILE ALL ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS are, by definition, pro-life, Orthodox Christians for Life endeavors to raise awareness of the sanctity of life teachings of our Orthodox Christian faith and encourage compassion and service to those facing unplanned pregnancies. OC Life hopes to educate Orthodox Christians about the the many good efforts of the Pro-Life Movement, encouraging greater involvement in them.
Midwest - Chicago March for Life, Sunday January 13, 2019
The Chicago March for Life is on Sunday, January 13, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information go to www.marchforlife-chicago.org. We understand that the Rt. Rev. Paul, Bishop of Chicago and the Midwest, OCA, will be attending! For those in the region of the city of Burr Ridge, Illinois, bus seating with other Orthodox Christians may be available through Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church. We cannot confirm seat availability, but suggest a call to (630) 323-3525 for more information.
From 2016: Sanctity of Life Retreat, DC March for Life
WASHINGTON, DC [OCA] - Friday, January 22, 2016 marks the 43rd Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the United States, on which Orthodox Christians from across the country will gather in the US Capital for the annual March for Life or participate in similar regional gatherings.
His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon will join other Orthodox Christian hierarchs, students from OCA seminaries, and clergy and faithful from around the country in the annual March, which will conclude with prayers on the steps of the US Supreme Court building for the victims of abortion.