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Tonight on Perspectives we take a look at today’s General Audience and Parishes in Idaho celebrate all Souls day with a Mexican Tradition. ...read more
In this special edition of Inside the Synod, Sebastian Gomes speaks with longtime Vatican journalist Gerard O’Connell about his impressions of the Synod of Bishops on the Family. ...read more
Cardinal Wilfred Napier and Archbishop Mark Coleridge speak about the issues being discussed at the Synod, we hear from the representative of the Anglican Communion on his experience at the Synod, we sit down with Fr. Thomas Rosica to discuss media coverage of the Synod and lastly we talk to the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States has asked Arkansas Governor to commute the death sentences of eight men scheduled for execution in the weeks ahead. We take a look at today’s general audience and our team in Rome brings us a report of another day at the Synod. ...read more
Today on Perspectives we look at the General Audience, the Bishop of Charleston asks for prayers after a devastating flood, and we take a look at day four of the Synod of Bishops on the Family. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis holds his first General Audience following his Apostolic Journey to Asia, a number of new appointments at the Vatican and a look ahead at upcoming Salt and Light events. ...read more
With the Synod of Bishops wrapped up this week was rather quiet at the Vatican. One surprise did arrive: the Vatican announced that Pope Francis will be visiting Turkey at the end of November. He will fly to Ankara on November 28, where he will meet with government officials. From there he continues on to ...read more
Here’s what’s been going on in the church in Canada this week: National events have been obscured by the Synod of Bishops in Rome. Archbishop Paul Andre Durocher of Gatineau is there representing the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops. He has been posting to his blog “Sing and Walk” on a daily basis. Check it ...read more
The first week of the Synod on the family has wrapped up in Rome. Participants have moved from general working sessions into small group sessions where they will go over the issues discussed “in aula” and work towards creating a unified document that can be presented to Pope Francis. While there has been unity among ...read more
We are days away from the opening of the Extraordinary Synod of Bishop on the Pastoral Challenges to the Family in the context of Evangelization, and the already things are heating up…most of that heat, however, is being generated by the media publishing interviews with prelates with opposing opinions on the same issues. There are ...read more