Screenings of pro-life film set

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - Updated: 11:04 am

The documentary film “40 Days for Life,” which shows the growth and impact of the pro-life movement through 40 Days for Life campaigns, will be shown four times in Pittsburgh July 27-31.

The film’s producer and director, Ante Caljkusic, also president of 40 Days for Life Croatia, along with Krunoslav Puskar, regional coordinator of the Croatian campaign, will be present at the screenings.

The film shows the pain and sorrow of abortion and the joy and triumph of the Croatian pro-life community.

The movie will be shown:

• Saturday, July 27, after 5 p.m. Mass, St. Nicholas Parish, 24 Maryland Ave., Millvale;

• Sunday, July 28, 1 p.m., Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Parish, basement of church, 730 Washington Ave., Carnegie (reservation required; call 412-279-4652 or e-mail holytrinitycarnegie@gmail.com);

• Tuesday, July 30, 6 p.m., Catholic Charities, 212 Ninth St., Downtown Pittsburgh;

• Wednesday, July 31, 7 p.m., Lincoln Place Church of the Nazarene, 5604 Interboro Ave., near West Mifflin (potluck at 6 p.m.).

There is no cost to view the film.

40 Days for Life is held twice a year and designed to maintain a peaceful, public prayer vigil from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. outside an abortion center in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Groups from local houses of worship provide a witness to the injustice of abortion to passers-by, clinic workers and abortion-bound clients.

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