Catholic World News reports that the Archdiocese of Thrichur in south India has dedicated four million rosaries ‘in penance’ to counteract the rampant culture of death, in a campaign that concluded October 31. Father Jose Maliekal, vicar of Nirmalapuram parish in the Thrichur archdiocese told that during the campaign, mounted the pro-life group of his parish, most of the 200 parishes in the archdiocese responded to the call, dedicating 20,000 rosaries per parish. In a pastoral letter to 450,000 Catholics of the archdiocese, Archbishop Jacob Thoomkuzhy had urged parishes to join in the campaign.

Priests for Life is running powerful pro-life commercials on the Larry King Live Show on CNN. CNN had previously turned down the ads. The ads began Wednesday and will run till next Friday.