Pope Benedict XVI has tweeted his support for the March for Life taking place today in Washington DC.
“I join all those marching for life from afar, and pray that political leaders will protect the unborn and promote a culture of life,” the Holy Father wrote this afternoon on the micro-blogging site.
This is the first time the Pope has used @pontifex - his personal Twitter account - to express his support for a direct cause, as opposed to issuing statements on the faith.
The March for Life, which this year marks the 40th anniversary of Roe vs Wade, is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of people to the U.S. capital today.
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