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Perspectives Daily: Is the Philippines really the second deadliest country for activists?

June 6, 2018
CNS photo/Erik De Castro
On today's episode of Perspectives Daily, we look at the story of another Catholic priest who was shot in Manila today. Is the Philippines really the second deadliest country for activists?
Here are the stories that we covered today:
  1. We summarize the message from the pope's weekly general audience in Rome.
  2. The Holy Father sends a telegram of condolence to the people of Guatemala after the terrible volcano eruption that left 69 people dead.
  3. Since December, three priests have been shot in the Philippines. Were they targeted or victims of unfortunate circumstances?
  4. A film-concerto in Toronto about the life of a man who saved over ten thousand Jews.
In addition to that, here are other stories that didn't make it into the program but are important nevertheless:
That's it for today. Be sure to check in with us again tomorrow for more Catholic news and stories.

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