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Catholics pray for victims of ‘injustice’ of abortion at Requiem Mass

From the funerary cadence of the Knights of Columbus who led the procession into the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, to the candles lit in memory of unborn babies killed by abortion in Southern California over the past year, the Requiem Mass for the Unborn was clearly an occasion of sorrow.

Yet, the Mass that followed this year’s OneLife LA event on Jan. 22 was also a call to hope in which Archbishop José H. Gomez called for recommitment “to the task of creating an America where human life is cherished and cared for.”

The cathedral was nearly full, mostly with young people. Ecumenical and interfaith dignitaries, representing elements of the Eastern Orthodox, evangelical, Pentecostal, Mormon, Buddhist, and Islamic traditions, were either present or sent greetings.

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