The Canadian Catholic Bishops' Conference has released a statement in response to the findings of the Pennsylvania Investigating Grand Jury.
In addition to this, here are the stories covered in today's edition of Perspectives Daily:
1. Cardinal Seán O'Malley, OFM Cap., Archbishop of Boston and head of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, releases a video statement.
2. Pope Francis confirmed to meet with survivors of sexual abuse while in Ireland this weekend.
3. Twitter releases emoji commemorating the Pope's Apostolic visit to Ireland.
4. The Catholic Church in the Indian state of Kerala mobilizes to help with relief efforts of the devastating floods and landslides affecting that region.
In addition to those, here are some of the latest Catholic news stories from around the world making headlines today:
For more on how to make sense of "rupture" vs. "continuity", you might like to watch this video reflection from Salt + Light Producer Sebastian Gomes.
Excited Pope Francis Hopes Visit Leads to Reconciliation. The Pope released a three-minute video ahead of his Apostolic visit to Ireland. In it, he expresses his happiness at returning to Ireland for the first time since the 1980s, during which he briefly studied English in the country.
That's all for today. Be sure to check in with us again tomorrow for more of the latest Catholic news and stories that you need to know.
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