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Today on Perspectives, Vatican releases statement regarding illicit episcopal ordinations in China, Pope Francis speaks out against human trafficking and celebrates the Jubilee of Mercy for Prisoners. ...read more
Recently I had a conversation which brought up the following question: When we are voting at a political election, as Catholics, is there a guide or principles that we should follow? The person asking the question had been told that there is a list of ‘non-negotiable’ principles that Catholics should follow when voting. I may ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis celebrates Mass for All Souls Day, comments on his meeting with President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela and meets with religious leaders from South Sudan. ...read more
In the past, I’ve looked at what it means to be called and the meaning of discernment. I’ve also Deacon-structed the Vocations to the Single Life, to the Ordained Life and have dedicated many columns to the topic of Marriage. This weekend I am in Kansas City for the National Religious Vocation Conference convocation, so I thought ...read more
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