[From a resolution introduced in the Pennsylvania state legislature]
Designating March 30, 2020, as “A State Day of Humiliation, Fasting and Prayer” in Pennsylvania.
WHEREAS, On March 30, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed April 30, 1863, as a National Day of Humiliation, Fasting and Prayer; and
WHEREAS, Since March 11, 2020, the United States has been in a time of crisis; and
WHEREAS, During the pandemic of 2020 and the ensuing uncertainty and anxiety of this time, Pennsylvanians may be comforted by turning to a day of humiliation, fasting and prayer as well as the wise words of our great President Abraham Lincoln; and
WHEREAS, The House of Representatives devoutly recognizes the Supreme Authority and just Government of Almighty God in all the affairs of men and of nations;…