Wednesday, 13 February 2019 08:53

Walk for life 2019 slated on Feb. 16

In an act to uphold the dignity of human life, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) Episcopal Commission on Laity through its lay arm, the Sangguniang Laiko ng Pilipinas will hold another Walk for Life on February 16, 2019, at the Liwasang Aurora, Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City from 4 to 8 in the morning.

Carrying the theme, Walk for Life 2019: A choice to uphold human life and human dignity, the event will be held simultaneously in Tarlac, Dagupan, Cebu, Ormoc and Cagayan de Oro City and in towns of Palo and Palompon, both in Leyte province. 

Walk for Life 2019 Press Conference held on Feb. 8, 2019, with Bishop Ruperto Santos and Bishop Broderick Pabillo as guest speakers. (Photo by Laurenn Camille Jaring/RCAM-AOC) 

In his message of invitation, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle encouraged all the people to participate in the said event.

"Napakahalaga ang buhay, napakahalaga ang tao, ang ating kontribusyon sa February 16, 2019 isang maliit na hakbang pagpapakita ng pagpapahalaga sa buhay. Kaya tayo na po, sama-sama tayong maglakad, Walk for Life, Magkita-kita po tayo dun," Cardinal Tagle said. 

Earlier, Bishop Broderick Pabillo also asked the people to participate and stand up for the dignity of human life.

“Kayo pong lahat  ay inaanyayahan namin na sumama sa Walk for Life. Maninindigan po tayo sa buhay. Ipakilala po natin sa lahat na tayo po ay nababahala sa mga nangyayari ngayon at gusto po nating panindigan ang karapatan ng lahat para sa buhay,” Bishop Pabillo said.

On its third year, Walk for Life 2019 will be highlighted with the celebration of the Holy Eucharist to be presided by Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle. (Jheng Prado / RCAM -AOC)



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