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Earlier today, the Pope addressed the faithful during his weekly General Audience and continued his catechesis on Christian Hope: Focusing on Charity, which he said, "is a grace. It's the fruit, of OUR Saving-Encounter with God’s own love”. To the thousands of pilgrims gathered at St. Peter’s Square, the Pope said: "he who loves, has ...read more
We begin today with The Vatican Insider reporting that it’s highly likely that a meeting between the Pope and President Donald Trump is possible when when US President travels to Italy for G7 summit in May. Diplomatic sources have said the US President will see the Pope when he comes to Italy for the G7 ...read more
In Rome yesterday, the Pope, prayed the Angelus with pilgrims and tourists that gathered in St. Peter’s Square on the Second Sunday of Lent. The Holy Father reflected on the Gospel of St. Matthew, and recounted the Transfiguration of Our Lord. “In this Lenten season,” he said, “let us contemplate devoutly the image of the ...read more
March 13 2017, marks the four year anniversary of the election of the relatively unknown Cardinal Bergolio, from Argentina, to the Chair of St. Peter, who, as Pope Francis, has gone on to become one of the most riveting, intriguing and remarkable world leaders of our time. ...read more
The Catholic Church in San Salvador is alive with news about a possible miracle attributed to Blessed Oscar Romero yet there is a yearning, that this momentum will help the cause of Blessed Romero‘s martyred friend, Jesuit Father Rutilio Grande, for beatification. Father Grande organized teams of missionaries to evangelize the rural area in El ...read more
The Vatican press office has just released the Pope’s schedule for the upcoming Lent and Easter season and as usual, it’s jammed packed. This week until Friday, The Pope will be away on Lenten retreat with the Curia. On March 17th, The Pope will preside at a Penitential liturgy at St. Peter’s Basilica. He will embark ...read more
Today we begin in Medjugorje, where only weeks after the Pope announced that he was sending an emissary to study the pastoral needs there, the bishop of the local diocese publishes a statement saying that,.. “based on all the evidence he’s seen, there are many reasons to doubt, that Mary is appearing there”. Bishop Ratko ...read more
Here in Canada, Archbishop Michael Miller is appealing to Vancouver’s Catholic community to respond to the region’s drug overdose crisis, urging schools, parishes and organizations to consider how they can reach-out to the marginalized,.. especially those, suffering from addiction and mental illness. In a pastoral letter to the archdiocese’s Catholics, Archbishop Miller wrote,.. “As people ...read more
We begin in Rome today where the Pope just released his new monthly intention prayer video. This month, He asks that we pray specifically for persecuted Christians. Have a look Now with all the recent focus on immigrants and refugees, it’s easy to forget that, how to treat refugees is an old issue that is ...read more
We begin in Rome today where Pope Francis marked Ash Wednesday by inviting the faithful to renew their hope in Christ’s promises and their commitment to follow Him ever more closely. Don’t forget, you can watch the Pope’s entire address tomorrow night at 7:05pm Easter Standard Time right after tomorrows edition of Perspectives Daily. Now to the ...read more