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Welcome to S+L’s Weekly News Round-Up. As part of my job, I come across many interesting Catholic news 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
On today's edition of Perspectives Daily we look at the big Pro-life win in Portugal as the country voted against legalizing doctor assissted suicide. Here are the other stories that we covered today. - The Pope officially appoints an Apostolic Visitor to Medjugorje. - "No" to euthanasia by five votes in Portugal - Philippine law makers submit a bid to grant citizenship to Sr.Patricia Fox, who was ordered to leave the country - St. Anthony's relics will tour churches in Ontario this coming June. ...read more
Violence against Catholics in Nigeria is on the rise yet again as two Catholic priests were beaten and shot during an attack by Fulani herdsmen on a seminary in Jalingo. We cover this and other stories on Perspectives Daily today. ...read more
On today's edition of Perspectives Daily, we look at a new concern faced by the Catholic Church in Bulgaria as a new law proposes to disallow foreign financial support for any organized religion. ...read more
Now that abortion will be allowed in Ireland, catholics in that county are hoping that the Pope's visit in August will bring healing after the divisive vote. ...read more
Welcome to S+L’s Weekly News Round-Up. As part of my job, I come across many interesting Catholic news 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
St. Pope John the 23rd is on the move. This morning, a ceremony at St.Peter's Bascilica, kicked off a pilgrimage of sorts for the remains of the former Pope saint to Sotto il Monte, where he was born in 1881. The outing is intended to mark the 60th anniversary of his election to the papacy in 1958. ...read more
Several members of the Catholic Register's Youth Speak News team came to Salt + Light TV's studio for their annual retreat and training seminar, where they learned the art of news broadcasting. Take a look at how they did. ...read more
Here are the main stories that we cover on today’s edition of Perspectives Daily! 1. Summary of the pope’s address during his weekly general audience. 2. Plenary indulgences for those attending the upcoming World Meeting of Families in Dublin this August. 3. A second group of abuse victims from Chile will spend time with the ...read more
From Rome today, the Pope met with members of the Italian Bishops' Conference, sharing with them 3 of his concerns. Though he stressed that he didn’t want to “beat them over the heads,” he wanted to share these issues with them so that they can be adressed. Here's what he said. ...read more