The Lambs of Christ

The Lambs of Christ

The Lambs of Christ, also known as Victim Souls of the Unborn Christ-Child, is a Christian integrist pro-life organization in the United States. It was founded in 1988 by the Rev. Norman Weslin, a Roman Catholic priest and retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel. He was arrested on the Campus of the University of Notre Dame on May 15, 2009 while praying on the campus grounds.[1]

The Lambs of Christ has been identified as a Christian terrorist organization.[2]

The group claims to be nonviolent.[3] However, members of the group have been linked to several incidents of violence, notably James Kopp, who murdered physician Barnett Slepian in 1998.[4]

See also

  • Anti-abortion violence in the United States


  1. ^ Norman Weslin is arrested at Notre Dame (May 16, 2009)
  2. ^ See Bader, Eleanor J., and Patricia Baird-Windle, Targets of Hatred: Anti-Abortion Terrorism (2001: Palgrave Macmillan).
  3. ^ "The Shouting of the Lambs." (May 4, 1992). Time. Retrieved April 16, 2007.
  4. ^ National Abortion Federation. (2007). "Anti-Abortion Extremists: James Kopp." Retrieved April 16, 2007.

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