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Read Alex MacDonald's reflection on the consistent ethic of life and the distinction between pro-life and social-justice from the view points of Joseph Cardinal Bernardin and Pope Francis. ...read more
What does it mean to be a martyr? That’s the question we tried to answer last week. It’s a question that we all need to think about because it is directly related to following Christ. If we want to follow Jesus, He said, we must pick up our Cross. Following Jesus will always lead to ...read more
In the Universal Church today, we celebrate the feast of St. Justin the Martyr – one of the first Christian apologists and martyr for our faith. But who was St. Justin the Martyr? Read a brief summary on his life, how he became a saint and his realization of faith. ...read more
The Visitation springs forth as Mary’s response to receiving Jesus in the Incarnation: it is a response that calls her outwards, to the outskirts, to the hill country, to bear “good news” and go out in joyful love and service. ...read more
Violence against Catholics in Nigeria is on the rise yet again as two Catholic priests were beaten and shot during an attack by Fulani herdsmen on a seminary in Jalingo. We cover this and other stories on Perspectives Daily today. ...read more
Read Fr. Thomas Rosica's Reflection to commemorate the Feast of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary: " Sharing the new life within us." ...read more
As we approach World Youth Day, read more about how this event shapes the lives of young people who attend. Read reflection by Isabel Correa: How World Youth Day Changed my Life. (From S+L 2017 Magazine). ...read more
On today's edition of Perspectives Daily, we look at a new concern faced by the Catholic Church in Bulgaria as a new law proposes to disallow foreign financial support for any organized religion. ...read more
Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ – Sunday, June 3, 2018 Today’s Gospel [Mark 14.12-16,22-26] links Jesus’ death with Israel’s great feast of liberation, the Passover. At the first Passover, the blood on the doorpost prevented the death of the firstborn. The bread broken at the Last Supper symbolizes the disciples’ sharing in ...read more
In this reflection on the recent vote to legalize abortion in Ireland, Allyson Kenny shows us that compassion is the key to making a difference both in the pro-life debate and in the lives of women. ...read more