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Today on Perspectives, Pope’s Angelus Address, Archbishop and Auxiliary of St. Paul and Minneapolis resign, a former Nuncio is set to go on trial, a basilica goes up in flames in France and a look to a new Salt + Light series. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis’ weekly General Audience, a meeting with Vladimir Putin at the Vatican and Council of Cardinals meets. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis’ weekly General Audience, Cardinal Parolin headed to the United Arab Emirates and the studies show rapid growth of the Church in Africa. ...read more
An historic legal battle is underway in the Supreme Court of the United States. Obergefell vs. Hodges, is the case that is set to decide whether or not states have the right to define for themselves just what marriage is. Oral arguments were heard this past week, opening what is seen by many as a ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis appoints members to a new Vatican Commission for Communications, the Holy Father meets with the Anglican-Roman Catholic Commission and a special concert coming to the Vatican. ...read more
With the highly anticipated Papal visit to the United States this fall creeping ever closer, word has come out of the Vatican of a possible detour on the pope’s flight home to Rome. The Holy See Press Office has confirmed that Pope Francis is considering a visit to Cuba to cap off his first visit ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis’ Message for Day of Prayer for Vocations, Catholic University of America hosts panel on Venerable Fulton Sheen and the Vatican introduces website to fight human trafficking. ...read more
On Sunday, Pope Francis celebrated Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica for the faithful of the Armenian rite. The Armenians were on hand to see the Holy Father name one of their own, Saint Gregory of Narek, a Doctor of the Church. While not trying to draw significance away from that, or from the Mass that ...read more
Alicia von Stamwitz is an award-winning freelance author and longtime editor with the religious press. Her essays and articles have appeared in The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, The Sun, America, The United Church Observer and St. Anthony Messenger. Her exclusive interviews and profiles of today’s most influential spiritual leaders are published internationally. She lives in ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis’ weekly General Audience, condolences for flight crash victims in France, Ontario doctor’s take College of Physicians and Surgeons to court to fight for their conscience rights and a Catholic Church comes under attack in Pakistan. ...read more