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Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis announces he is coming to the United States, tells a gathering that marriage and the family are in crisis, his weekly Angelus, condemns abortion and other medical procedures that violate human dignity and a look ahead to his trips to Strasbourg and Turkey. ...read more
The Meera’s look like any other family at the ethnically diverse parish of St. Anthony of Padua in Brampton, Ontario. They warmly greet fellow parishioners as they arrive for Mass, as if they have been here a lifetime. But just a few weeks prior, they were stuck in one of the most dangerous countries on ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: the faithful of Rome take to the streets, Canadian Catholics react to the death of an abortion crusader, and the American bishops press on in their battle for immigration reform. ...read more
Today on Perspectives: Cardinal Shan of Taiwan dies at the age of 89, The Vatican says Pope Benedict XVI’s trip to Lebanon will go ahead, and CNS reports on one immigrant’s journey to a new life in America. ...read more
Is it right for the Catholic Church to be involved in helping create immigration policy? Is it right for a Catholic business owner to give work to an illegal immigrant? These are some questions we deal with on this week’s edition of Perspectives Weekly with our guest, Most Rev. John Wester, Bishop of Salt Lake ...read more
Bishop John Wester heads the Salt Lake City Diocese in the United States. As leader of the only Catholic diocese in the State of Utah, Bishop Wester also has unique relations with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints that has its international headquarters in Salt Lake City. In this Witness interview, host ...read more