A eucharistic procession through downtown began at St. Peters Church in the Loop as part of a Fortnight for Freedom event in the Archdiocese of Chicago on June 25. The annual fortnight campaign, initiated by the U.S. bishops in 2012, calls for a two-week period of prayer, education and action on preserving religious freedom in the U.S. The observance ended July 4, Independence Day.
Father Gerald O'Reilly leads a rosary in Federal Plaza.
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