Perspectives Daily – Pope Francis Calls on the World to End Ebola

Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis’ weekly general audience where he asks the world to come together to irradiate Ebola and the CCCB releases a new document on ecumenism.

Perspectives Daily – Pope Francis Writes to Exorcists

Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis unveils a bust of his predecessor, writes to exorcists meeting in Rome, a new church is built in Cuba for the first time in over half a century and CNS goes to El Salvador.

Perspectives Daily – Pope Francis Says Marriage is Under Attack as Never Before

Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis addresses the Schoenstatt Movement saying that Marriage never been attacked so much as now and we also bring you his weekly Angelus address.

Perspectives Daily – Archbishop Prendergast Speaks on Ottawa Tragedy

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Today on Perspectives, the Archbishop of Ottawa, His Grace Archbishop Terrence Prendergast addresses the tragedy in our nation’s capital, Pope Francis speaks to penal association, Pope Emeritus Benedict writes a document and a look at concert coming up in Toronto.

Perspectives Daily – Tragedy in Ottawa

Today on Perspectives, tragedy strikes Canada’s capital of Ottawa, Pope Francis holds his weekly general audience and the feast of St. John Paul II.

Pope John Paul II – a legacy of holiness

Pope John Paul II was in many respects a pope of firsts: the first pope to visit the White House, the first pope to visit Cuba, and the most widely traveled Pope in history. As one of the longest reigning popes in the history of the Church, his influence will be felt for generations. Join host Cheridan Sanders as she speaks with Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB about the life and times of Saint Pope John Paul II in this episode of Catholic Focus.

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Perspectives Daily – Pope Francis Travelling to Turkey

Today on Perspectives, the Holy See Press Office announces that Pope Francis will be travelling to Turkey and Catholic News Service looks at the ISIS crisis and the application of the just war theory.

Perspectives Daily – Pope Paul VI is Beatified

Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis beatifies Paul VI, the closing of the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family, a look at the various documents and speeches coming out of the meetings, we talk to a number of bishops after the Synod and a Consistory is held to name two new saints as well as look at the problems in the Middle East.

Witness: Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle

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The Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Pastoral Challenges to the Family has generated enormous interest around the world.  But there is another important event taking place that many are overlooking: the beatification of Pope Paul VI, who concluded the Second Vatican Council and inaugurated the Synod of Bishops. One of the President Delegates of the 2014 Synod is Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, the Archbishop of Manila, Philippines, and a long time student of Vatican II and Pope Paul VI.

Join Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, as he discusses the invaluable contributions of Paul VI to the development of collegiality in the modern Catholic Church with one of the most dynamic and beloved pastors in the Church today.

Who was Paul VI and what was his legacy?


This weekend we’ll celebrate the conclusion of the 2014 Synod on the Family and the beatification of the Pope Paul VI. The Church that we know today is deeply shaped by the Second Vatican Council and is in many ways a reflection of Paul VI’s pontificate. Watch this short video tribute to the ‘Pilgrim Pope’ to learn about his pontificate.

To learn more about Paul VI and his contribution to the Second Vatican Council, watch The Church Alive.