Life chain events this weekend

Cape Town life chain (PHOTO: File picture/TheCapeTowner)

Sunday October 3 is International Life Chain Sunday, a day which has previously seen as many as a million Christians in 1 800 locations worldwide participating in peaceful, prayer protest against abortion.

In South Africa life chain events are planned in Cape Town on Sunday and in Kempton Park and Durban on Saturday as follows:

Cape Town, Sunday 3 October, 2pm to 4pm: The traffic island in Buitengracht Street, near the entrance to Waterfront. Contact: Africa Christian Action: 021-689-4480, or info@christianaction.org.za.

Click on banner to register

Kempton Park , Saturday, October 2: 12pm to 2pm. Corner of CR Swart Drive and Kelvin Street, by Festival Mall, Kempton Park. Contact: Nico van Zyl: 072-235-0201.

Durban, Saturday, October 2: Conference organised by the National Alliance for Life, email the National Alliance for Life mail@dfl.org.za.

The Christian Action Network (CAN) estimates that well over 1.8 million babies have been killed by legal abortions in South Africa since 1997 with the actual number of legal abortions higher than the official amount due to outstanding statistics from some provinces in previous years and a possible failure of some hospital officials to accurately record abortions in state hospitals.

The war against the pre-born is compounded by illegal abortionists who encourage vulnerable young women in every town and city to use abortion as a contraceptive, says CAN. It urges everyone to scrape off illegal abortion posters whenever possible.

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter to stay up to date with God stories of Africa and beyond

DONATE — Thanks for reading Gateway News. Your financial support can help us to keep on reaching people with uplifting news that glorifies God and strengthens His people

COMMENTING GUIDELINES
You are welcome to engage with our articles by making comments [in the Comments area below] that add value to a topic or to engage in thoughtful, constructive discussion with fellow readers. Comments that contain vulgar language will be removed. Hostile, demeaning, disrespectful, propagandistic comments may also be moved. This is a Christian website and if you wish to vent against Christian beliefs you have probably come to the wrong place and your comments may be removed. Ongoing debates and repetitiveness will not be tolerated. You will also disqualify yourself from commenting if you engage in trolling.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*