TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — On May 16, the pro-life cause lost a longtime activist: Father Norman Weslin died at the age of 81 at the Cherry Hill Haven retirement home in Traverse City.
Father Weslin gained national attention in 2009, when he was arrested on the campus of the University of Notre Dame for carrying a cross and praying to protest the university giving commencement honors to pro-abortion President Barack Obama.
Father Weslin was one of the group of 88 peaceful protestors arrested on campus. The group came to be was known as the “ND88.”
When he was literally carried away, Father Weslin was singing the hymn Immaculate Mary, and asked police, “Why would you arrest a Catholic...READ MORE