Abortion is the leading cause of death in the world ... with an estimated 56 million happening every year.

The crisis is global ... and so is the solution. Prayer.

From now until November 5, this 40 Days for Life campaign is taking place in 24 countries around the world ? and even some of the local campaigns have an international flavor!

German campaigns have great support from the Croatian community, for instance. And there is strong involvement from Polish communities in Canada and also in Scotland, where a first-time leader is bringing fresh excitement to the campaign.

Aberdeen, Scotland

We start today in Aberdeen ? with a quick video from the local leader, Klaudiusz Mozelewski, recorded on the Scottish shoreline with a lighthouse in the background.

Klaudiusz brings a powerful message about the role fathers can play in 40 Days for Life, so check it out!

Shawn Carney, President/CEO

In addition to co-founding 40 Days for Life, Shawn is one of the most sought-after pro-life speakers, addressing audiences coast-to-coast and internationally. He has executive produced award-winning pro-life documentaries. Shawn co-authored the #1 top-rated Christian book: 40 Days for Life: Discover What God Has Done ... Imagine What He Can Do and also wrote The Beginning of the End of Abortion.