Tune in Monday through Thursday for the 5 minute daily edition of Perspectives where we will cover relevant current affairs relating to the Church. Friday at 7pm EST marks the weekly Perspective Plus edition, where Pedro Guevara-Mann will lead us in discussion with a different guest each week.
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Perspectives on Consecrated Life: Works of Mercy
Perspectives on Consecrated Life: Works of Mercy
For the last year we have all been hearing of the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy. Perhaps the most well-known are caring for the sick, visiting those in prison and instructing the ignorant. Around the world, hundreds of thousands of relig... watch now
America Votes
America Votes
This has probably been the most tiring and surprising US election in history. It’s been a bitter and divisive campaign and one that has divided even Catholics. But the election is over and we have to move on. How does it affect us as Catholics... watch now
Perspectives on Christianity: Our Evangelical Neighbours
Perspectives on Christianity: Our Evangelical Neighbours
With the decline of mainline Protestantism in Canada, Evangelicals are more and more likely to be the non-Catholic Christians that Catholics encounter today. There are Evangelical churches, educational institutions, and service project... watch now
What's the Solution to Climate Change?
What's the Solution to Climate Change?
Even if we disagree on the actual causes for climate change, we can agree that it’s taking place. But, do we agree of what we can do to help? What does the Church say? Is there a solution to climate change?

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End of Life Issues: Conscience Rights
End of Life Issues: Conscience Rights
By now you may have heard of Bill C-14. It is the bill that would regulate medically assisted dying in Canada. This bill will affect all of us, but in a special way, it will affect our medical practitioners, many who argue the restrictions are not a... watch now
Perspectives on Mercy: Truth and Reconciliation
Perspectives on Mercy: Truth and Reconciliation
In 2007, almost 60 years after the United Nations declaration on human rights, the United Nations adopted the declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples. The declaration recognizes Indigenous people's basic human rights, as well as rights to sel... watch now
Is Reconciliation Possible for Syria?
Is Reconciliation Possible for Syria?
It's easy to conclude that there isn't much hope for any solution to the crisis in Syria. Deacon Pedro speaks with Elias Sadkni, Director of House of Peace, who disagrees.... watch now
Catholic Update
Catholic Update
Things are always happening at the Vatican and throughout the Catholic world that warrant discussion and analysis. One of the most widely respected commentators or “Vaticanistas” is John Thavis, former Rome Bureau Chief for Catholic News Service... watch now
Feed the Hungry
Feed the Hungry
This Year of Mercy we are being invited to remember the corporal works of mercy. One of them is to feed the hungry. Every day, all over the world, people have been doing this and the Church has been doing it for 2000 years. In Toronto, Sr. Margaret P... watch now
Can you baptise an extraterrestrial?
Can you baptise an extraterrestrial?
​Can you baptise an extraterrestrial? That’s one of the questions we’ll be asking this week to our guest, Brother Guy Consolmagno, director of the Vatican Observatory. Deacon Pedro and Br. Guy speak about extraterrestrial life, the Star of Beth... watch now
What Makes Marriages Catholic?
What Makes Marriages Catholic?
Can a Catholic marry a non-Catholic? This week, Deacon Pedro speaks again with Fr. Alex Laschuk of the Marriage Tribunal of the Archdiocese of Toronto. They speak about all the different possibilities there are to make sure that your Marriage is Cath... watch now
A Common Date for Easter?
A Common Date for Easter?
In May of 2014, Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church sent a letter to Pope Francis. In it he expressed his desire to establish a single date for all Christian Churches to celebrate Easter. Since the 16th century the Catholic and Orthodox... watch now
What Makes Marriages Invalid?
What Makes Marriages Invalid?
Join Deacon Pedro again this Friday as he explores the beautiful teachings of the Catholic Church with regards to Marriage. This week, he speaks with Canon Lawyer, Fr. Alex Laschuk, of the Marriage Tribunal of the Archdiocese of Toronto about annulm... watch now
What Makes Marriages Valid?
What Makes Marriages Valid?
Everyone knows that there’s no divorce in the Catholic Church, only that there are some marriages that are not valid. So what makes a marriage valid? To help us understand all of this better, join us for a special Perspectives on Marriage with Fr. ... watch now
Should Persecuted Christians Stay in the Middle East?
Should Persecuted Christians Stay in the Middle East?
In 2011 we asked the same question. That time it was about Iraqi Christians. Today the world's attention is on Syria. It’s very hard to keep track of numbers, but in Syria alone, since the beginning of the war, more than half the Christians hav... watch now
Ecumenical Update 2016
Ecumenical Update 2016
As Christian churches around the world celebrate the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (Jan 18-25), guest host Sebastian Gomes sits down with Fr. Damian MacPherson and Bishop Linda Nicholls of the Anglican Communion to discuss the current sta... watch now
2015 Year-In-Review Special
2015 Year-In-Review Special
What are the highlights of 2015? What stands out most in your memory? It's time to gather this year's Year-In-Review panel and look at the Church in 2015. Join Deacon Pedro and producers, Sebastian Gomes, Alicia Ambrosio and Gabriel Chow as they rem... watch now
Consecrated Life - Br. Paul Bednarczyk, CSC
Consecrated Life - Br. Paul Bednarczyk, CSC
We continue celebrating Concecrated Life, this time with Holy Cross Brother, Paul Bednarczyk. He speaks about his vocation and his work with the National Religious Vocation Conference.... watch now
Consecrated Life - Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI
Consecrated Life - Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI
This week, Deacon Pedro continues exploring consecrated life with Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI of Hamilton, Ontario. Bishop Crosby speaks about belonging to the Oblates of Mary Immaculate and the significance of being a missionary bishop. He also speak... watch now
Consecrated Life - Bishop Gary Gordon
Consecrated Life - Bishop Gary Gordon
This week Deacon Pedro continues exploring Consecrated Life with Bishop Gary Gordon of Victoria, British Columbia. Even though Bishop Gary is a diocesan bishop and technically not "consecrated" he has deep insights about what it means to live the Con... watch now
End of Life - Deacon Jeremy Tyrrell
End of Life - Deacon Jeremy Tyrrell
Deacon Jeremy Tyrrell of the London Diocese has recently been diagnosed with an incurable cancer. This week on a special edition of Perspectives, he speaks with Deacon Pedro about end-of-life issues.... watch now