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Today on Perspectives Daily, Pope Francis encourages the faithful to strive to be living signs of hope for the entire human family. Speaking during the weekly General Audience in the Paul 6th Hall, the Pope continued his catechesis on Christian hope, conceding that especially in times of darkness and difficulty, hope is no easy virtue. ...read more
One of the greatest but often overlooked gifts given to us by the Catholic Church are the many saints canonized over the years. They are given to us as examples of hope during all possible combinations of human hardship we might find ourselves in. This group provides real examples of people who have overcome great tribulations, ...read more
In a recent interview published  this month with the Italian magazine “Il Timone,” Cardinal Gerhard Muller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith said that the interpretation of “Amoris Laetitia” falls solely to the Pope or the Vatican’s doctrinal congregation. The Vatican’s doctrinal chief said some bishops are interpreting Pope Francis’ document ...read more
In today’s episode, look at a new papal first! Pope Francis recorded a video message that was shown to tens of thousands of fans on the jumbo-tron during Sunday’s Super Bowl game between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons yesterday. In this message played on a big screen before the game at the NRG Stadium in ...read more
Today, February 2, is a very important day for us Catholics, as it is the day the Church celebrates the Presentation of Jesus to the Temple. This occurs forty days after the birth of Jesus and is also known as Candlemas day. We have a clip from the film Mary of Nazareth, courtesy of our friends at Ignatius ...read more
In today’s episode of Perspectives Daily, Pope Francis invites Christians to “wear the hope of salvation like a helmet” in his General Audience today. Also, Development and Peace announced the appointment of its new Executive Director Serge Langlois. He takes office today for a 5 year appointment. The Knights-of-Columbus from Catholic-Pacific College in Langley, BC, ...read more
Bishop Joe Vasquez of Austin, Texas and chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Migration criticized yesterday, President Trump’s executive order to build a larger wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, saying it would “put immigrant lives needlessly in harm’s way, tear families apart and spark fear and panic in communities. President Trump signed directives to ...read more
For many people, and perhaps even for us, Christmas seems to end on December 26th. With the shopping frenzy of Boxing week, the plans for the New Year’s Eve party and the new Valentine’s Day themed decorations in the malls, the true Christmas season and its meaning quickly dissipates into memory. For many, all that ...read more
Welcome to S+L’s Weekly News Round-Up. As the Director of Marketing and Communications here at S+L, many interesting Catholic news stories and articles come across my desk on a daily basis. Some of them we’ll cover on our different television programs and others I’d like to share with you on this blog. This blog column ...read more
Welcome to S+L’s Weekly News Round-Up. As the Director of Marketing and Communications here at S+L, many interesting Catholic news stories and articles come across my desk on a daily basis. Some of them we’ll cover on our different television programs and others I’d like to share with you on this blog. This blog column ...read more