On January 21st, Pope Benedict appointed Flaminia Giovanelli as undersecretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. The 61-year laywoman becomes the first woman to hold that particular position, but not the first one to reach that level. In this week's Vatican Report from Catholic News Service, John Thavis and Carol Glatz discuss women working at the Vatican.
Today and every year on February 22nd, the Catholic Church marks the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter. This feast day brings to mind the mission of teacher and pastor conferred by Christ upon Peter whi ...read more
Billy Chan gives a personal reflection on the Lenten Season, and the roles praying, fasting, and almsgiving play. He asks us questions about Easter. Is it a Milestone of our Path to Sainthood? ...read more
Good evening and welcome to Perspectives Daily. 2019 World Youth Day in Panama is coming up pretty fast and registration for this event is open and spots are starting to fill up. On today’s sho ...read more
Blessed Paul VI will be canonized later this year. Pope Francis made the announcement to the pastors of the Diocese of Rome during a question-and-answer session, that he had with the priests on Februa ...read more
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