BLOG: Carlos Ferreira
We hear of places all over the world where people find themselves living amid turmoil and hardship. It is in these very places where we find individuals who, despite having to endure great suffering, remain grounded in their faith and continue to have hope for a better world. Across the Divide takes viewers to Bethlehem ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: The Vatican publishes a document about Marian apparitions and St. Peters Seminary in London, Ontario celebrates its 100 anniversary. ...read more
All parents want the best for their children. When it’s time to start thinking about their education, you always look for the best choice for their future. Should homeschooling be one of those options? Would you consider the possibility of homeschooling your children? To find out more about homeschooling and to help those who are ...read more
All parents want the best for their children.  When it comes time to start thinking about their education you always look for the best choice for their future. Should homeschooling be one of those options? There are people who say kids need to socialize, thus home schooling is not the best choice for introducing them ...read more
To a Portuguese boy, speaking about Our Lady of Fatima is essentially speaking about someone who is part of his daily life. This is the case with me. Fatima itself has a special meaning for me and where ever I go I try to explain what that meaning is to me and all Portuguese. Between ...read more
Grown up in Portugal I always was told that our lady asked the three little shepherds in Fatima to say the rosary every day but some times we know that this just is not enough! And as I grew up, I learned how much the rosary has an effect and how much it helps on ...read more
On the day the church celebrated vocations, the church beatified Giuseppe Toniolo. He is proof that not just those in religious orders are call to be saints. Toniolo was an economist from the Italian city of Treviso father of seven children. Born in Treviso in 1845 the now-blessed Giuseppe Toniolo became known for his work ...read more
Today Pope Benedict XVI marks seven years in St. Peter’s chair. Instead of receiving gifts, the Vatican gave a gift by launching a new widget. By using this interface it will be possible to access some of the most important content from the Vatican’s website on one’s own website. This new widget can be very ...read more
Slavery could seem like something from the past, but taking a good look at the reality of the world today we find that there are 27 million slaves. That is more than in any other period in human history. The Universal Declaration of the Human Rights says: “No one shall be held in slavery or ...read more
As Catholics we all know we have an obligation to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, but does anyone stop to think what this means? Does it make sense nowadays give up meat? To shed some light on this and other questions about fasting and abstinence, Pedro invited a panel of producers from ...read more