Monday, April 27th 2020 was the tragic 52nd anniversary of the implementation of the 1967 Abortion Act in the Uk. Since then millions of unborn lives have perished and millions of mothers, fathers and families have been plunged into sorrow and despair.
Amidst this pandemic, the UK and Scottish governments have passed emergency rules to allow women to perform abortions on themselves at home without any medical or other assistance.
At the annual March for Life 2019 in London, Bishop John Keenan gave a powerful address outside Parliament where he compared the Pro-Life Movement to William Wilberforce’s life campaign for the Abolition of the Slave Trade. Watch Bishop Keenan leading the prayer of Reparation.
Jesus said to Peter: I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.”
– Matthew 16: v19
You can download the National Act of Reparation for your personal prayer and to share.
For: “If my people who bear my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my presence and turn from their wicked ways, I Myself will hear from heaven and forgive their sins and restore their land.” (2 Chron. 7v14)
Intercessory prayer for the Feast of St. Mark (Divine Office):
Lord Jesus, You forgave the sins of your people when holy pastors prayed – continually cleanse your Church through their powerful intercession.
Let us as Bishops, priests and people unite in a great prayer of sincere Reparation.
The Bishops’ Conferences across the UK have issued statements pleading with Government to think again:
- Letter from the Catholic Bishops of Northern Ireland to MLAs regarding new regulations on abortion
- Letter from Bishop John Sherrington on behalf of the Bishops’ Conference of England & Wales
- The letter from the President of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland, Bishop Hugh Gilbert,