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As can be seen, before being a doctrine, Christianity is an “event,” indeed, a Person: it is Jesus of Nazareth. He is the heart of the Christian faith. Hosts of saints, monks, and mystics have left everything to enjoy intimacy with him. But Christ can also be met in the world’s highways. The great Dostoyevsky, ...read more
Tonight on perspectives, pope Benedict XVI appeal for peace in Syria and Iraq, we look at the role of the Catholic Church in the AIDS treatment and we close our celebration of the 10th anniversary WYD 2002. ...read more
Pope Benedict gathered the faithful earlier today at St. Peter’s Square, where he proclaimed the Angelus. In a special announcement following the Angelus, he announced the appointment of 22 new Cardinals, including Toronto’s Archbishop Thomas Collins. A consistory will be held at the Vatican Feb. 18 and 19.   ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: Find out which Canadians are visiting the Vatican this month. Plus, there’s good news for Canadians living on the east coast. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: The Occupy movement has spread well beyond Wall Street and now Vancouver’s Cathedral is being targeted. Also, the head of the Catholic Church in Ukraine says that Soviet-era justice is putting the innocent behind bars. ...read more
Holy Father’s Angelus address at Freiburg Airport: Dear Brothers and Sisters! At the end of this solemn celebration of holy Mass we now pray the Angelus together.  This prayer constantly reminds us of the historical beginnings of our salvation.  The Archangel Gabriel presents God’s plan of salvation to the Virgin Mary, by which she was ...read more
Pope Benedict released a flock of doves — a symbol of peace — as he consecrated the Roman parish of St. Corbinian this weekend. Likewise, he revealed that his prayers have been focused on a resolution to the escalating war in Libya. American and British forces launched airstrikes against Libya this weekend. The coalition mission, ...read more