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Welcome to another edition of Vatican Connections.  Since our last episode, a lot of interesting things have happened in Rome, especially with the beginning of the Lenten season. Here are just some of the stories that we bring to you on tonight’s show. The pope kicked off the Lenten season with a traditional procession that ...read more
Want to learn more about Blessed John Henry Newman, a towering figure in the modern Catholic Church? Here are some helpful resources to get you started. ...read more
Will the pope step in and mediate the political crisis that’s tearing the country of Venezuela apart? On the one hand, the country has a president who’s held onto power by allegedly fraudulent means and, on the other hand, his rival, who has been declared president-elect with the support of the people. Now, with both ...read more
Last week was all about the 34th World Youth Day as the pope travelled to Panama to be with the youth in what is the largest single gathering of Catholic youth in the world. Yet, despite all the festivities, the Holy Father took a moment to address the clerical abuse scandal during a private luncheon on ...read more
On this 2nd anniversary of the Quebec mosque attack, Sebastian Gomes reflects on the importance of interfaith dialogue and building a culture of encounter. ...read more
The next World Youth Day will take place in 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal. Check out this cool video inviting the youth of the world to Portugal. ...read more
From the earliest moments of the Church, women have served as deacons, ministering to those in-need in their communities. But over the centuries, that important role was somehow lost. Now, with the recent movement towards greater female leadership in the Church, the question of women’s ordination to the diaconate has resurfaced. In tonight’s program, we ...read more
How long should we celebrate Christmas? 1 day? 8? 20? 40? Allyson Kenny explains how the Church observes Christmas and why in this interesting short video. ...read more
Sit down with producer and director Sebastian Gomes as he talks about his brand new documentary: Magisterium of the People. ...read more
Christmas is such a stressful time. All our stresses are multiplied. We have to worry about guests and presents and food… And so I love going for a walk in the woods. It’s so quiet and peaceful. Might be a little cold, but it’s so comforting. That’s also one of the reasons why I love ...read more