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Tonight on Perspectives: the agenda for the Year of Faith was made public and World Youth Day Rio gets ready to launch the official prayer. ...read more
Pope Benedict XVI announced last Sunday that the next International Eucharistic Congress will be held in Cebu city in the Philippines. What is the faith life like in that country? What can the Philippines show to the universal church? My contact with Cebuanos living in Toronto during this week made me see how different their ...read more
The following is the unofficial translation of Pope Benedict XVI’s homily on the celebration of the solemnity of Corpus Christi today at the basilica of  St. John the Lateran in Rome. Dear brothers and sisters, Tonight I would like to meditate with you on two aspects of the Eucharistic ministry that are connected: the devotion ...read more
One of the most important solemnities of the Catholic calendar is Corpus Christi, the celebration of Christ present in the Eucharist. Around the world there are numerous traditions connected with this feast. In the Middle Ages in Europe Corpus Christi processions were the most important events in the cities every year. Every one was waiting ...read more
There is exciting news coming from Rio. The venues for the main events were made public today. The opening mass, the Papal welcoming ceremony and the way of the cross will be held at Copacabana beach, one of the most famous sites of that Brazilian city. The announcement was made public today at a press ...read more
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