During the pope's Angelus address yesterday, he spoke about the Church's closeness to those experiencing broken relationships and difficult marriages.
Here are the stories we covered on today's edition of Perspectives Daily:
The Holy Father's message during his weekly Angelus.
Highlights of the pope's special audience with young people at the Paul VIth Audience Hall.
A bishop from Scotland talks about the importance of the Synod on the Young.
What exactly a synod is.
In addition to those, here are some of the latest Catholic news stories from around the world making headlines today:
High hopes for Asia Bibi in her death sentence appeal. Pakistan's Supreme Court on October 8 postponed its ruling on the final appeal by Asia Bibi, the Catholic woman who has been on death row since 2010, accused of insulting Prophet Muhammad, an allegation she denies.
Quake-traumatized Catholics seek solace at Mass. Hundreds of traumatized Catholics in Palu, capital of Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province, have attended Masses outside the largest church there, which was damaged by the recent 7.4-magnitude earthquake that unleashed a tsunami.
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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