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, 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.
Here is some of what has been happening across the country this week:
In Vancouver, Archbishop Michael Miller wrote a letter calling the faithful of the west coast to take action against prostitution by offering women a way out. The letter comes months after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the nation’s laws do not protect prostituted women.
In St. Paul Alberta, the funeral of Fr. Gilbert Dasna was held at the Cathedral of St. Paul. Fr. Dasna was killed in the parish rectory. The killer is believed to be the same man who was himself killed in a gun battle with police hours later.
In Winnipeg, Archbishop Richard Gagnon has launched his Episcopal blog. In the most recent post he shares his participation in the recent royal visit.
A global summit about healthcare for mothers and their children was held in Toronto. Vanessa Santilli reports on progress made and the challenges that still lie ahead.
In Halifax, the archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth is undertaking a major renewal process.
Here’s what’s been happening across the country this week:
Vancouver has a new seminary. Six men from the Neocatechumenal Way are the first seminarians preparing for the priesthood at Vancouver’s new Redemptoris Mater seminary.
In St. Paul, Alberta a priest was shot and killed by a man who was later involved in a shootout with police. Archbishop Richard Smith of Edmonton asks for prayers after the incident, and the diocese of St. Paul has funeral details.
In Winnipeg, retired Archbishop Sylvain Lavoie met with Christian communication and news professionals to talk about transmitting the beauty of faith through their work, and why 12 step adddiction programs don’t work without God.
And Toronto’s Catholic Register is in the Holy Land to cover next week’s papal visit.
Today on Perspectives, the 2014 March for Life from Ottawa.
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis sends a special message to students in Ontario and CNS talks to the head of Catholic Charities USA.
Here’s what’s happening across Canada this week:
In Vancouver, Catholic Cemeteries explores the Canadian history buried in their own backyard.
and in Montreal, a Sister of Notre Dame reflects on the kidnapping of Sr. Gilberte Bussiere.
Coast to Coast will return on Saturday May 3, 2014.