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Deacon John,

Of the 340+ locations where peaceful 40 Days for Life prayer vigils are under way … more than 130 of them are outside Planned Parenthood offices.

And the Planned Parenthood boss is not having a good 2017.

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In a recent interview, Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards indicated that because of the changing political climate in the United States, her organization is preparing for the worst-case scenario.

While Planned Parenthood insists that the half-billion dollars in taxpayer funding it receives every year does not pay for abortion … this cash props up the abortion giant, allowing it to remain in business.

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While there is certainly a political side to all of this, there’s also a spiritual side. And the bottom line is that it’s time to pray — more fervently than ever — for an end to abortion.

Certainly that applies to those of you praying outside Planned Parenthood facilities … but it applies to all of us as well. All of our prayers — gathered together as one — can make an enormous difference!

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San Antonio, Texas

As the 40 Days for Life bus pulled up outside Planned Parenthood in San Antonio, the team onboard was greeted in both English and Spanish. And the greeting was returned in both languages … [more]

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Columbia, Missouri

When the Columbia team kicked off their 40 Days for Life vigil with a march around the Planned Parenthood facility, they had some unexpected company. Pro-abortion protesters joined them … [more]

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In those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, there arose a complaint against the Hebrews by the Hellenists, because their widows were neglected in the daily distribution.

— Acts 6:1

Father, in the Church’s desire to engage our communities with the gospel, let us gain wisdom from those who have gone before us and cherish their experiences and perspectives. Help us to appreciate every soul in the body of Christ and minister properly to everybody.

See today’s full devotional

For life,

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Shawn D. Carney

President, 40 Days for Life

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