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The escalating violence in Nigeria seems to have two very distinctive combatants: Muslims and Christians. Is there a holy war brewing in that country? Here's what the former President of the Nigerian Bishops' Conference had to say. ...read more
Read Fr. Thomas Rosica's reflection for the eleventh Sunday in ordinary time: The Slow Progress in the Growth of God’s Kingdom. ...read more
In today's episode of Perspectives Daily, we have a sneak-peak at the new theme for the 2019 Synod of Bishops. Here are the stories that we covered on todays program. - "Envy is a deadly poison", was the message from the Pope's weekly Angelus address. - The Vatican released the 2019 Synod prepatory document - Deacon Pedro Guevara-Mann talks to the delegate from the Chinese Episcopal Conference of Hong Knog at a press conference on World Youth Day. - The much anticipated theme song for the 2019 WYD is finally out. ...read more
Read a homily for the memorial of the immaculate heart of Mary by Fr. Kevin Kirley, CSB: "Mary was no stranger to the real world of suffering." ...read more
Last week we saw what happens during the rite of Confirmation. This week, let’s wrap it up. We started off by looking at the Gifts of the Spirit. I think everyone learns about the Gifts of the Spirit when they prepare for Confirmation. I’m not sure about you, but I sometimes find it hard to ...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 ...read more
Has our devotion to the Sacred Heart suffered cardiac arrest? Here is a prescription for reviving the heartbeat, as Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B's reflects on the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. ...read more
On today’s episode of Perspectives Daily, we look at the following stories: What the pope said during his morning Mass as Casa Santa Marta. Why Catholic sacraments are temporarily halted in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Vatican is receiving backlash from the German bishops after the Pope’s decision last week about inter-communion. See how ...read more
On Saturday, May 26, close to six hundred young people 12-17 years old spent a full day at Bishop MacDonell Catholic High School for the third annual Youth Rally. The theme for this year’s rally was “BE”, inspired by the story of the Annunciation: “Do not be afraid… you have found favour with God” (Luke 1:30). ...read more
On today's episode of Perspectives Daily, we look at the story of another Catholic priest who was shot in Manila today. Is the Philippines really the second most deadliest country for activists? Here are the stories that we covered today. ...read more