Today on Perspectives, the Vatican’s Secretary of State addresses the 69th General Assembly of the United Nations in New York City and the Church in Hong Kong responds to the pro-democracy protests sweeping through the city.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936), better known as G. K. Chesterton, was an English writer, lay theologian, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, literary and art critic, biographer, and Christian apologist. He is often referred to as the “prince of paradox”. Art? Politics? History? Literature? Philosophy? Faith? You name it. Whatever it is, G.K. had something wonderful and witty to say about it!
In this WITNESS interview, meet Dale Ahlquist who will help you unpack the wisdom of Chesterton to explain why modern man has lost his ability to think clearly. Dale is one of the most respected G.K. Chesterton scholars in the world, and is President of the American Chesterton Society. Dale received a B.A. from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, and M.A. from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He and his wife Laura have six children and live in Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA). Dale has edited eight books of Chesterton’s writings.
Tonight on Perspectives: Pope Francis warns against vanity, and calls for decisive action with regard to migrants and refugees.
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis holds his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square and Pax Christi speaks out against the coalition bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria.
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis the Director of the Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute, Dr. Moira McQueen to the International Theological Commission, Bishop Bernard Fellay of the Society of St. Pius X visits the Vatican, we look at a Salt + Light premiere and CNS talks to Brother Guy Condsolmagno about the possibility of extraterrestrial life.
Today on Perspectives, the bishops of Canada visit the Shrine of Ste. Anne de Beaupre and we talk to Archbishop Murray Chatlain.
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis’ weekly general audience, the Patriarchs of the eastern Churches travel to the United Nations, the Maronite Church celebrates Liturgy at the CCCB Plenary and the CNEWA Canada board meets in Beaupre at the Plenary Assembly.
Today on Perspectives, day two of the 2014 CCCB Plenary Assembly featuring the day’s activities, interviews with Cardinal Archbishop of Havana, the Papal Nuncio to Canada, and a look back at events from this past weekend here in Quebec.
Today on Perspectives, day one of the 2014 Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops Plenary Assembly, with messages from the president of the conference and the Papal Nuncio. We also take a look at the 350th anniversary celebrations of Notre-Dame de Quebec.
Tonight on Perspectives Daily: Pope to wed 20 couples at St. Peter’s Basilica this coming Sunday, and he urges people everywhere to reject violence and aggression in response to news of the death of US journalist Steven Sotloff.