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I guess you can’t blame Catholics if they don’t know the meaning of a Sacrament. I was a Catholic for 38 years and had received 5 of the 7 Sacraments before I really came to understand what Sacraments are and why we need them. What is a Sacrament? I don’t remember learning this, but, as ...read more
Read Fr. Thomas Rosica's reflection on the Broadway sensation WICKED, and it's themes of evil, redemption, friendship, and power of forgiveness. ...read more
The name Josiah Henson probably doesn’t mean much to you. This week, author and film maker Jared Brock tells us about the former slave whose life story inspired Uncle Tom’s Cabin and possibly ignited the Civil War; Gillian Kantor learns something new from her kids; Billy has a question about the Sign of the Cross, ...read more
Read Sebastian Gomes' article on St. Thomas More, who lived in turbulent times and is a model for the Christian citizen of today. ...read more
Welcome to S+L’s Weekly News Round-Up. As part of my job, I come across many interesting Catholic news and stories on a daily basis. Some of them I'll cover on Perspectives Daily and the others I’d like to share with you on this blog.  This column is where I’ll point out some of the more interesting news pieces that I’ve come across over the past week! Enjoy! ...read more
Read about St. Thomas More and St. John Fisher: two heroic saints who defied a tyrannical king and gave their lives rather than act against their conscience. ...read more
In today's episode of Perspectives Daily, we cover the major highlights and messages of the Pope's 23rd Apostolic Journey as he travels to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the World Council of Churches in Geneva, in a mission to reaffirm the Catholic Church's commitment to Christian unity. ...read more
Read full text of Pope Francis' Homily during Mass at the Ecumenical Pilgrimage in Geneva, where he talks about the Father, bread, and forgiveness. ...read more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' address on Christian unity during the ecumenical meeting at the World Council of Churches in Geneva. ...read more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' homily on "walking in the Spirit" for the ecumenical prayer service at the World Council of Churches in Geneva. ...read more