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Perspectives Daily: Clerical abuse is 'truly and tremendously tragic'

October 9, 2018
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Archbishop Charles Scicluna, the Archbishop of Malta, responded to journalists at the Synod of Bishops on Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment, reflecting on the words of Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney and the Synod’s approach to addressing clerical sexual abuse.
Here are the stories we covered on today's edition of Perspectives Daily:
  • Pope Francis reflects on how we can learn from both Mary and Martha.
  • Retired Chilean Archbishop Francisco José Cox is being investigated on accusations of abuse.
  • Archbishop Charles Scicluna speaks to journalists about the Synod’s approach to addressing clerical sexual abuse.
  • Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Bombay, India, speaks about his impressions of the Synod and expectations for what's ahead.
  • Maryssa Gabriel offers her voice to "Voices of Synod 2018."
In addition to those, here are some of the latest Catholic news stories from around the world making headlines today:
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.
You can always catch past episodes of Perspectives Daily on our website listed here.
Watch our extensive coverage and analysis of the month-long Synod of Bishops on Salt and Light TV, now on free preview. Check your local TV provider for details.
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