African pro-life activist to speak

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from Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, the Women’s Enrichment Center, and the Fatherhood Project are partnering to host the internationally acclaimed pro-life speaker and strategist Obianuju “Uju” Ekeocha next week.
Ekeocha is president and founder of the Culture of Life Africa, an initiative that seeks to combat the introduction of the Culture of Death in the form of population control through a reduction of the “burdensome” fertility of their women and an urging of African leaders to legalize abortion. Its mission is to provide information which promotes the Culture of Life through civilization and love.
“Given the widespread difficult challenges in many parts of Africa we do not need more death and pain in our land, we do not want to see the loss of faith and family togetherness,” says the Culture of Life Africa website. “We do not want to be deprived of the precious smile of our babies or the effervescent joy of our women who instinctively understand that every single one of their unborn babies is protected under the law and every single one of their unborn babies is a special and precious gift.”
Ekeoch works as a biomedical scientist in hematology at a hospital in the United Kingdom. Before that, she was a medical laboratory scientist at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital. She holds a master’s degree in biomedical science from the University of East London and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nigeria.
Ekeocha has spoken in 40 different cities in 15 different countries, and is an expert guest on BBC, EWTN, Ave Maria Radio and Relevant Radio.
Her book, “Target of Africa: Ideological Neocolonialism of the 21st Century,” which has a five-star rating on Amazon, brings to light the exploitation of maternal mortality, unplanned pregnancy and poverty, to name a few, by receiving funds that are firmly tied to the ideological solutions that oppose the cultural views and values of the people.
She has had numerous published online writings and blogs including the Vatican’s Pontifical Council of the Laity web site, Catholic Online, Catholic Exchange, Catholic Stand and Life Site News, as well as the Catholic Herald in the United Kingdom.
Ekeocha will speak at the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Masses April 15 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 7095 Waxhaw Highway, as well as a lecture at 5:30 p.m. that day about the work of the church in Africa. On April 16, she will speak at 7 p.m. in the Bundy Auditorium at USC Lancaster, 476 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster. Belmont Abbey College will host her for a lecture at noon April 17 in the Mezzanine Room, 100 Belmont-Mount Holly Road, Belmont, N.C. All the lectures are free with refreshments and meet-and-greet and book-signing opportunities.