Today, not only did the French president receive the title of Honorary Canon of the Basilica of St. John Lateran, but he also got an unprecedented amount of private time with the pope.
Here are the stories that we covered in today's episode of Perspectives Daily:
The pope talks about torture as a mortal sin.
The French president gets an unprecedented amount of private time with the pope.
78 world renowned speakers converge on Toronto this week for a global conference on "The Church and Migration".
Details of our upcoming coverage of the consistory this week.
In addition to these, here are other Catholic news stories from around the world that you should be aware of:
Pope Francis taps Italian bishop to head Vatican treasury. The Vatican announced Tuesday that Pope Francis has accepted the retirement of Cardinal Domenico Calcagno as head of the body managing the Vatican's assets and real estate holdings, appointing Italian Bishop Nunzio Galantino to take his place.
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