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? The martyred Trappist monks of Tibhirine were beatified on Saturday alongside several other Algerians killed for their faith. The lives of these 19 religious men and women are a testament to God’s plan of love and peaceful coexistence between Christians and Muslims, Pope Francis said. The life and death of the monks was the ...read more
We don’t often really give much thought to the difference between Advent and Christmas music, but there is a difference. On today’s show, we bring you two nice Christmas themed stories: A music scholar explains why music is very important during Advent. We look at how these Benedictine sisters launch the spirit of the Christmas ...read more
You may recall the Lamborghini that the Holy Father received last year as a gift from the Italian automaker that he auctioned off to raise funds for charity. It turns out that the highest bidder failed to pay for it. So now the Lambo is up for grabs again. Here are the stories that we ...read more
Only one month since the conclusion of the 2018 Synod of Bishops on Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment, dioceses around the world are putting into action the promises and ideas of the event. In this spirit, the Catholic Church in Australia offers some special reflections on the connection between the youth, the Church, ...read more
On Friday, November 30, the Catholic bishops of British Columbia and Yukon issued an official statement regarding the recent legalization of marijuana, proposing two key questions: “Is the use of cannabis morally permissible?” and “How should I respond to the availability of legal marijuana?” Here are the stories that we bring you on today’s episode of Perspectives ...read more
The Ohio House of Representatives has passed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the US - and other stories. ...read more