SOUTH BEND, Ind. — In an April 5 ceremony, the University of Notre Dame honored prominent U.S. pro-life Congressman Chris Smith and his wife, Marie, who is also a pro-life advocate, with its 2014 Evangelium Vitae Medal.
In a speech thanking the university for the recognition, Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., said that pro-life individuals have the responsibility to “speak truth to power, no matter the sacrifice or cost.”
Real change “will only be achieved by persevering prayer, fasting and hard work,” he said. “It falls to us to promote and establish a sustainable culture of life both here and overseas.”
Since 2011, the Evangelium Vitae Medal has been awarded annually by Notre Dame’s Center for...READ MORE