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Here are the stories that we bring you on today’s episode of Perspectives Daily: The pope admits it’s difficult to preach about the Annunciation. A look back at some of the key themes the pope focused on in 2018. A showcase of “100 Cribs,” a special Christmas exhibition at the Vatican. In addition to those, ...read more
With just over five weeks to go, more details surface about some of the planned events happening at the world’s largest Catholic youth gathering, taking place in Panama this coming January. Here are the stories that we bring you on today’s episode of Perspectives Daily:  During his weekly general audience, the pope reminds the crowd ...read more
We are back for another week of the latest behind-the-scenes stories directly from the Vatican. Here are just some of the stories that I have for you on tonight’s show: The pope’s inner circle known as “the C9” just got smaller, and I’ll tell you why. 2019 is shaping up to be a very busy ...read more
The pope has released three of the eldest cardinals from the duties of the C9 advisory group. At this point, there are no immediate plans to add new members to his inner circle formed to help reform the Curia. Here are the stories that we bring you on today’s episode of Perspectives Daily: Vatican Press Office ...read more
On Friday, December 7, the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King in Hamilton housed an evening of music and prayer. Together with Masterworks of Oakville and Salt and Light TV, the Cathedral played host to the Canadian premiere of Andrew T. Miller’s musical cantata, The Birth of Christ. Here are the stories that we bring you ...read more
We’re back for another week of the latest behind-the-scenes stories directly from the Vatican. Over the past week, a lot of interesting things have happened in Rome. Here are some of the stories that I have for you in tonight’s show: The pope made some surprise visits on Friday. We’ll tell you to whom and ...read more
We don’t often really give much thought to the difference between Advent and Christmas music, but there is a difference. On today’s show, we bring you two nice Christmas themed stories: A music scholar explains why music is very important during Advent. We look at how these Benedictine sisters launch the spirit of the Christmas ...read more
You may recall the Lamborghini that the Holy Father received last year as a gift from the Italian automaker that he auctioned off to raise funds for charity. It turns out that the highest bidder failed to pay for it. So now the Lambo is up for grabs again. Here are the stories that we ...read more
We’re back for another week of the latest behind-the-scenes stories directly from the Vatican. Over the past week, there have been a lot of interesting things happening in Rome. Here are some of the stories that we bring to you in tonight’s show. A child takes centre stage at the pope’s general audience last week, ...read more
The Ohio House of Representatives has passed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the US - and other stories. ...read more