Washington, D.C. — Join us on Thursday, February 16, at 10:30 A.M. in front of the White House for a prayer vigil and public witness against the immoral and unjust mandates President Obama has placed on religious institutions and organizations.
The Obama Administration has mandated Catholic institutions cover abortion-inducing drugs and sterilization in their health care plan to their employees.
It should never be the role of government to intrude into the affairs of the Church and coerce the faithful to engage or cooperate in any way with immoral and unjust practices.
Join with us as we pray for the President and then some of the leaders will kneel in prayer risking arrest as they send a powerful message to the White House:
“The faith community can never be silent or indifferent when it comes to matters of justice, human rights and religious liberty.We want to make it clear to President Obama that Christians would rather spend time in a jail cell than be coerced into complying with an mandate that violates our religious beliefs!”
Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church has said:
“I’d go to jail rather than cave in to a government mandate
that violates what God commands us to do…Acts 5:29”
Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, adds:
“Therefore, our reaction is not only in the press, in the courts, and in the Congress. It is, should be, and will be in the streets. Civil disobedience must be part of the response.”
“A Time to Stand”
When: Thursday, February 16, at 10:30 A.M.
Where: The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Participates include: Priests for Life, Students for Life, The Christian Defense Coalition, Rock for Life, Operation Rescue and others.
For more information call: 540.538.4741; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org