The afternoon sun beat down relentlessly on the busy intersection. Above the din of car horns and semi-truck engines, the sound of bagpipes and singing drifted on the breeze. A group of 17 young men, gathered under an American flag, held signs which stated, "God's Marriage = 1 man + 1 woman."
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TFP-Louisiana and America Needs Fatima held its usual end-of-the-month Public Square Rosary in Lafayette. Gathering peacefully each month for nearly six years to pray for the families of Acadiana, for Louisiana and the Nation, this month’s public Rosary was especially poignant because of the horrific shootings at the Grand Cinema last Thursday.
"You're awesome!" two young women yelled from their car. They were driving in the center lane of a three lane intersection and had "front seats" to observe the TFP's traditional marriage campaign in Dallas, Texas.
Today, TFP volunteers campaigned near the Cajun Dome at Congress and Bertrand, one of the busiest intersections in Lafayette, Louisiana. Once again the support witnessed for traditional marriage was really splendid.
Traveling from state to state defending the sacred institution of marriage is an unusual way to spend the summer. Even more unusual is the sight of dozens of young Catholic volunteers campaigning for true marriage in the public square.