DAY 22: New effort in an ancient city

For the first time, we’re seeing “40 Giorni per la Vita” in Rome! 40 Days for Life is now going on in a new country … and a new language. Robert Colquhoun, our international campaign director, just got back from...

Richmond, Virginia

What difference can one person make? More than you might think! Ann in Richmond shared the story of a 40 Days for Life volunteer who has helped the local campaign grow larger and stronger. “She joined our team a couple...

Hollywood, Florida

Friends don’t let friends go into abortion facilities – for any reason! That was the case when a young couple was dropped off along the sidewalk near the 40 Days for Life prayer volunteers in Hollywood. One of the vigil...

DAY 21: “Weeding out the unfit”

The mentality that drives abortion is not “choice” or “privacy.” It is control. Abortion survives on the philosophy of might makes right and the idea that the powerful can control the fate of the weak. In her book “Woman and...

Sacramento, California

When the 40 Days for Life team met with Sacramento volunteers on a bus tour stop, they were introduced to a woman who had received troubling news from her doctor. She was told there was between a 40 and 60...

Baia Mare, Romania

One of the 40 Days for Life volunteers met a friend at the vigil who stopped to offer a big hug and a thank you. A year ago, this woman’s sister was pregnant, and the doctors recommended a battery of...

DAY 20: Saved by a flyer

As we reach the halfway point of this 40 Days for Life campaign, I can bring you the great news that so far … … our local leaders report 171 babies have been spared from abortion – that we know...

Bogota, Colombia

There are four 40 Days for Life vigils currently under way in Bogota, including a first-time campaign in the Colombian capital’s Kennedy section. “We believe that with our presence and prayer has saved the lives of at least two babies,”...

Mexico City, Mexico

Vigil participants outside the Marie Stopes abortion center in Mexico City’s Roma neighborhood heard wonderful news from a couple that walked out of the building. “Thanks to your prayers we have decided to keep the baby,” they told the 40...

DAY 19: 24-hour vigils

Praying at a closed abortion facility in the middle of the night is powerful. But why do it? It’s a question we’ve gotten since the very first 40 Days for Life campaign in 2004, when volunteers took turns standing vigil...