Today on Perspectives: Pope Francis will visit South Korea this summer, the Roman Curia is away on their Lent retreat, Cardinal Francis George of Chicago makes a sad announcement, and Greek Orthodox nuns from Maaloula are released after more than three months in captivity.
Today on Perspectives: Pope Francis asks the faithful to pray for nuns and priests "free from idolatry", he also calls again for Peace in Ukraine, and we talk to His Beatitude Sviatoslav, the Ukranian Catholic Major Archbishop about what he has seen unfolding before him and the role of the church in this situation.
- Eulogies are no longer permitted during a funeral mass in Ottawa
- Four months after typhoon Haiyan, church leaders are seeing more than a need for food and shelter to help repair the Philippines
- A first look at the new S+L TV's film, The Francis Effect