In a special event on Monday, it was officially announced that the Diocese of London will transfer over 18 acres of land to King's University College in a move that is meant to assure the continuing growth and prosperity of King’s as a leading institution of Catholic higher education in Canada.
Here are the stories that we bring you on today's episode of Perspectives Daily:
- The Diocese of London will transfer land to King's University College in London, Ontario.
- Canadian bishops extend their condolences and support to the Canadian Rabbinic Caucus.
- Six continental Bishops’ Conferences signed a document appealing to government leaders to take action on climate change.
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In addition to those, here are some of the latest Catholic news stories from around the world making headlines today:
- Women religious called to be prophetic voice of Synod. Fresh from the Synod experience, 6 women religious reflect on the specific gift women religious have in taking the Synod from the hall into the actual lives of young people.
- Nations are built by migrants, Pope Francis says. Countries do not develop by themselves and migrants often choose to travel to a new land in a group, Pope Francis said in off-the-cuff remarks to a group of Scalabrinian Missionaries on October 29.
- Ahead of migrant caravan, Catholic leaders urge U.S. govt to protect the vulnerable. As a caravan of migrants from Central America continues its trek north, the U.S. bishops’ conference and leaders of Catholic aid agencies have urged government officials to treat migrants compassionately.
- From Nairobi to New York, human life should be respected, says speaker. Obianuju Ekeocha, founder and president of Culture of Life Africa, encouraged a Washington audience last week to celebrate the birth of babies and to ensure that U.S. government funds do not go toward promoting a culture of abortion in Africa.
- Bishop calls for unity to end Indian religious violence. An Indian bishop has asked religious leaders to come together to foster peace amid increasing religion-based violence, especially against religious minorities and weaker groups.
- Pope Receives Pilgrim Youth of Viviers. Bishop Jean-Louis Balsa, bishop of Viviers, France, and about thirty young people from the diocese were received by Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday as part of a pilgrimage in the footsteps of Gabriel Longueville.
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