Today, August 9, we celebrate the feast day of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, also known as Edith Stein, who was killed in the Auschwitz gas chamber this day in 1942.
In today's episode we look that following stories:
1. How the pope describes St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross.
2. Pilgrims will be flocking to a Marian grotto in Edmonton next week.
3. Fr. Tim Bartlett talks to us about the family unit in Ireland.
In addition to these, here are other important Catholic news stories from around the world that are making headlines today:
Argentina Senate rejects voluntary abortion law. Argentina’s Senate voted on Thursday against legalizing voluntary abortion into the 14th week of pregnancy, rejecting the bill 38 to 31, as the Catholic Church continues to provide assistance to pregnant women in difficulty.
Filipino Catholic media told to fight 'fake news'. Filipinos working in the church's social communication ministry need a lot of prayer and a "sense of mission" to be able "to combat fake news" and work for peace, a gathering in Davao City was told this week.
Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been laicized according to a ruling from the Holy See's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. This story and more on today's episode of Perspectives Daily. ...read more
Here are the stories that we bring you on today’s episode of Perspectives Daily: The pope attends a UN inaugural ceremony and reminds world leaders of their responsibilities. An official report ...read more
Here are the stories that we bring you on today’s episode of Perspectives Daily: The Holy Father continues his catechesis on the Our Father, today during his weekly General Audience. A Vatican ...read more
Here are the stories that we bring you on today’s episode of Perspectives Daily: It’s been confirmed that an official delegation from Venezuela’s political opposition have visited the Holy S ...read more
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