Yesterday, the pope spent the last of portion his 4-day trip to the Baltic nations in Estonia where he took part in an ecumenical youth meeting, met with those who are assisted by Catholic charities, and, of course, said Mass at Freedom Square in Tallinn.
Here are the stories that we bring you on today's episode of Perspectives Daily:
Highlights of the pope's one-day visit to Estonia.
On the plane returning from the Baltics, the pope comments on sex abuse scandal.
From the 2018 CCCB Plenary Meeting, we talk to Bishop Thomas Dowd, who will be a delegate representing the Canadian bishops at the upcoming Synod of Bishops in Rome.
We also catch up with Emilie Callan, who was at the Plenary and who will also be at the Synod next week as an auditor. She explains to us what her role entails and what her expectations are.
In addition to those, here are some of the latest Catholic news stories from around the world making headlines today:
German bishops apologize for thousands of sex abuse cases. A top German bishop has apologized for thousands of sexual abuse cases that took place inside the Catholic Church in Germany, according to a devastating report released Tuesday that concludes at least 3,677 people were abused by clergy between 1946 and 2014.
That's it 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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