Marches for life attract many supporters

Pro-life efforts took center stage nationally and locally Jan. 22 and Jan. 26 as annual March for Life rallies took place in Washington, D.C., and Knoxville following the fourth annual Rosary For Life. Groups from the Diocese of Knoxville traveled to the nation’s capital for the Jan. 22 March for …

Justin Brown triumphs at TRL’s oratory contest

Justin Brown, winner of the Knox County Tennessee Right to Life Oratory Contest, recently won the state competition and won the right to compete in the National Right to Life Convention in Dallas. Justin is a rising senior in the independent study program at Berean Christian School in Knoxville.

TRL oratory contest winners named

The winners of the 2013 Oratory Contest sponsored by the Knoxville chapter of Tennessee Right to Life were Justin Brown, first place; Will Higgins, second place; and Michael Ptacek, third place. Rachel Pelicano won first place in the art contest. The winners qualified to compete at the state contest scheduled …

Catholics join March for Life to mark Roe v. Wade’s 40th anniversary

Knoxville, Washington, D.C., events raise awareness of pro-life gains, losses from abortion It might be a history or religion lesson to many of the Diocese of Knoxville students who took part in pro-life marches and rallies in late January. But the landmark case that dealt a severe blow to the …

Chattanooga, Knox pro-life events highlight gains in battling abortion

CHATTANOOGA—The ninth annual Celebrate Life Benefit Banquet, held by Chattanoogans for Life, this year added a co-sponsor in the Chattanooga Deanery Office of Youth Ministry. The event was held Oct. 18 at the Pier 2 banquet hall on Chattanooga’s riverfront. Guest speakers were singer-songwriter Kara Klein and former NFL and …