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Posted on Jun 9, 2016 |

Photo: Men in Black

Photo: Men in Black

Bishop Roger Foys (right, in straw hat) and priests from the Diocese of Covington prayed the rosary as they crossed the Purple People Bridge Sunday. Thousands of people of all ages wore matching lime green t-shirts and walked across the bridge and back as part of the annual Cross the Bridge for Life celebration.

Bishop Roger Foys (right, in straw hat) and priests from the Diocese of Covington prayed the rosary as they crossed the Purple People Bridge Sunday. Thousands of people of all ages wore matching lime green t-shirts and walked across the bridge and back as part of the annual Cross the Bridge for Life celebration.

Though Bishop Roger Foys has trouble walking, he and priests from throughout the Diocese of Covington crossed the Purple People Bridge over the Ohio River to Cincinnati and back Sunday. Part of the annual Cross the Bridge for Life festivities sponsored by the Diocese of  Covington, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, and a coalition of pro-life groups and organizations, the free family event drew thousands and included music by Celtic band Easter Rising, free food and face painting, and more. Click here for our story and more photos.

Photo by Gail Deibler Finke.

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