Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Reaching Out to African-American Churches on Abortion

The Cyrenian Project

Walter Hoye Reaches Out to Churches

Rev. Walter Hoye, the Baptist minister jailed in March, 2009 for his pro-life witness outside an Oakland abortion clinic, is starting what he calls the Cyrenian Project to reach out to African-American churches on abortion. The project is named after Simon of Cyrene, who helped Christ carry his cross on Calvary. 

Rev. Hoye has lined up African-American supporters in Oakland and San Diego. Hoye responded to questions about the project in an August 17 email: