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Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis’ weekly general audience, the Vatican steps up its efforts in the fight against Ebola, the Eastern Churches and the Orthodox Churches celebrate Christmas and the feast of St. Andre Bessette. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, we take a look at Pope Francis’ visit to Turkey. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis’ visit to the Holy Land. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: John Paul II and John XXIII could be canonized as early as this fall, Pope Francis speaks about meeting Jesus in the poor and suffering, and CNS Rome Bureau on Pope Francis’ first encyclical. ...read more
The North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation has issued an agreed statement on the importance of Sunday in the lives of Christians.  The October 25th-27th meeting took place at St. Paul’s College in Washington DC, and was co-chaired by Archbishop Gregory Aymond of New Orleans and Metropolitan Methodios of Boston.  The statement, which calls for clergy ...read more
An interfaith delegation of nearly 20 religious leaders from Ukraine were in Canada this week. The delegation included Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk (Patriarch of the Ukrainian Catholic Church), Mr. Jacob Dov Bleich (Chief Rabbi of Kyiv and Ukraine), Patriarch Filaret Denysenko (Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyivan Patriarchate), as well as senior representatives of the Roman Catholic, ...read more