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Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis’ weekly General Audience, condolences for flight crash victims in France, Ontario doctor’s take College of Physicians and Surgeons to court to fight for their conscience rights and a Catholic Church comes under attack in Pakistan. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis condemns attacks against Pakistani Christians, the Church marks an important milestone in Japan and a Catholic university rejects government funds in the name of faith. ...read more
The best estimates out there suggest that in the world today, there are approximately 2.1 billion people who in some way, shape or form profess themselves as Christian. Even in a world of seven billion that’s not exactly a fledging minority; in fact it is one of the single largest demographics on planet earth. Despite ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: The Pope says nothing is impossible for God, the House of Commons is calling for the release of a Christian woman in Pakistan, and a Cardinal shares his impressions after returning from the UN Climate Change conference. ...read more
Six weeks since the assassination of Pakistani Minister Shahbaz Bhatti, his legacy will once again be remembered. This commemoration, however, will be closer to home. On Saturday, April 16th, Archbishop Thomas Collins will celebrate a memorial Mass for Bhatti at St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church at 2547 Kipling Ave in Etobicoke at 12 noon. As ...read more
As Christians in Pakistan mourn the killing of their boldest representative, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Canada’s bishops are keeping his message alive. Shahbaz Bhatti was Pakistan’s only Christian cabinet minister before his assassination on Wednesday. He visited Ottawa in February, where he told Canadian Catholic News that he was “ready to die and sacrifice ...read more