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Today on Perspectives Daily, Pope Francis reflects on two corporal works of Mercy: Welcoming the Stranger and Clothing the Naked, and the Apostolic Nuncio to the U.S. presides at a cross-border Mass in Tucson, AZ. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis tells Jesuits the Church needs them; he preaches about dialogue during Saturday’s Jubilee Audience and asks for prayers for Iraq during his Angelus Address. ...read more
This Sunday is World Mission Sunday – celebrated worldwide on the third Sunday of October (which is why October is also celebrated as Mission Month), so we can pray and raise funds for missions and missionaries around the world and for the poor and emerging Church. This year’s theme is in harmony with the Jubilee ...read more
Last week we looked at a quick summary of the Fatima Apparitions that took place between May 13 and October 13, 1917. Today I want to look at, specifically the content of the three secrets and the confusion regarding the consecration of Russia. Last week we learned that in Fatima, Mary appeared to three children, ...read more
Even if we disagree on the actual causes for climate change, we can agree that it’s taking place. But, do we agree of what we can do to help? What does the Church say? Is there a solution to climate change? To offer a suggestion, on this new episode of the Weekly Edition of Perspectives, ...read more
Recently, we aired a program called The Faithful Traveler , hosted by Diana von Glahn. This particular episode focused on Fatima. A few days later we received a phone call from one of our viewers, Janet Cadieux, from Edmonton. Janet wrote that she had watched the program and heard the host say that the Church ...read more
Last week we learned how the idea of Liberation Theology became an ideology, but saw how, officially, the Church did not condemn it, per se as a theology. This can be seen in the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith document Instruction on Certain Aspects of the Theology of Liberation, issued in 1984 and signed ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis mourns the death of Shimon Peres, he reflects on the two thieves who were crucified with Jesus during his General Audience and Canadian bishops continue their annual plenary meeting. From Cornwall, Ontario, Sebastian Gomes speaks with Fr. Michael Czerny, SJ about Laudato Si’, with Mons. John Kozar of the Catholic ...read more
Last week, writing about Mary in the Americas, made me think of how this idea of liberation (or freedom) has a particular meaning for those living in the Americas, probably dating as far back as when Christopher Columbus first arrived in 1492. It definitely took a particular meaning during the late 70s and 80s. That’s ...read more
Today on Perspectives: Pope Francis continues his catechesis on Mercy and the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace launches their 2016 Campaign: At the Heart of the Action. ...read more