A Celebration of "The Gospel of Life" with the Holy Father

June 15-16, 2013 in Rome

As part of the Year of Faith, the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization designated June 15-16 as days of celebration of “Evangelium Vitae,” encyclical by Blessed John Paul II on the Gospel of Life.

Events included: an Educational Conference on The Gospel of Life and the New Evangelization, featuring a Keynote Address by His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke; a Holy Hour for Life celebrated by His Excellency Archbishop Joseph Augustine Di Noia, O.P.; and the weekend concluded with a Papal Mass in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday with Pope Francis. 

These events in Rome provided the faithful the chance to gather, affirm and celebrate the dignity of human life. For more information please see: