USCCB: fast, pray that the Supreme Court uphold the Defense of Marriage Act
April 12, 2013
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has asked Catholics to pray, fast, and abstain from meat on April 12 “for the justices of the Supreme Court, that they would respect the authentic meaning of marriage by upholding the Defense of Marriage Act.”
The USCCB has asked Catholics to fast and abstain from meat on all Fridays until the conclusion of the Year of Faith.
- April 12: Friday Fast (USCCB)
- US bishops announce prayer campaign for religious liberty, life, and marriage; encourage fast, abstinence on all Fridays (CWN, 12/7/12)