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We start off today by celebrating the Catholic Near East Welfare Association, on their 90th anniversary of "invisible" and quiet service to the poor in the Middle East, Northeast Africa, India and in Eastern Europe. CNEWA was founded in 1926 in response to a request by Pope Pius the 11th to unite all American Catholic ...read more
The Catholic Church in San Salvador is alive with news about a possible miracle attributed to Blessed Oscar Romero yet there is a yearning, that this momentum will help the cause of Blessed Romero‘s martyred friend, Jesuit Father Rutilio Grande, for beatification. Father Grande organized teams of missionaries to evangelize the rural area in El ...read more
The Vatican press office has just released the Pope’s schedule for the upcoming Lent and Easter season and as usual, it’s jammed packed. This week until Friday, The Pope will be away on Lenten retreat with the Curia. On March 17th, The Pope will preside at a Penitential liturgy at St. Peter’s Basilica. He will embark ...read more
Today we begin in Medjugorje, where only weeks after the Pope announced that he was sending an emissary to study the pastoral needs there, the bishop of the local diocese publishes a statement saying that,.. “based on all the evidence he’s seen, there are many reasons to doubt, that Mary is appearing there”. Bishop Ratko ...read more
We begin in Rome today where Pope Francis marked Ash Wednesday by inviting the faithful to renew their hope in Christ’s promises and their commitment to follow Him ever more closely. Don’t forget, you can watch the Pope’s entire address tomorrow night at 7:05pm Easter Standard Time right after tomorrows edition of Perspectives Daily. Now to the ...read more
The Pope made history again this past weekend, as he visited an Anglican parish, (the first pontiff to ever visit that Anglican parish), which was celebrating the 200th anniversary of its establishment in Rome. Invited by the Anglican community, Pope Francis took part in an evening liturgy and blessed an icon of Christ the Savior ...read more