Relics of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, better known as Padre Pio, are touring North America and made a stop today in Toronto. The collection of relics being displayed for veneration at Saint Philip Neri Parish includes Saint Pio’s mantle, glove, and a lock of his hair.
Here are the stories that we covered on today's episode of Perspectives Daily:
The pope reflects on compassion and closeness in his daily Mass homily.
The relics of Saint Padre Pio make a stop in Toronto.
Matteo Ciofi brings us an interview about the humanitarian crisis in Syria and Iraq.
Salt + Light is providing coverage for the upcoming Plenary Assembly of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops.
In addition to those, here are some of the latest Catholic news stories from around the world making headlines today:
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