Mass marks Roe v. Wade anniversary

January 19, 2013 6:52:33 PM PST
Holy Name Cathedral marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade with a mass for life Saturday night.

Participants mourned the lives lost as well as the families affected by abortion since it was legalized in 1973.

At the beginning of the service, 25 people each carried a red rose to the shrine with each rose symbolizing a thousand lives lost to abortion.