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S+L BLOG: Noel Ocol

Welcome to S+L’s Weekly News Round-Up, where we search, summarize and present to you interesting Catholic News from around the world. As the Director of Marketing and Communications here at S+L, I am exposed to many interesting Catholic news stories and articles on a daily basis. Some of them we cover on our different programs and ...read more
Today in Perspectives Daily we cover: – Vatican reaction to Pope Francis as Time Magazine’s Person of the Year – Local reaction to the Time Magazine’s announcement – A Jesuit Catholic School fighting for the right to teach Catholic education in Quebec. For more information on this issue, you can visit the Cardus post here ...read more
Today on Perspectives Daily: – Ancient Bibles and Biblical texts from the Oxford and Vatican libraries are now avaliable to the general public for the first time online – 8 new ordinations in the Philippine diocese of Palo amisdt the runion left by typhoon Haiyan – Pope begin the discussion on Curia reform – the ...read more
    Today on Perspectives Daily: Guess who ranked the 4th most powerful man according to Forbes Magazine? The Church of England is one step closer to having female Bishops and Priests A powerful prayer that can move Tornadoes! Vatican announces a special collection for the Philippines at the closing Mass of the Year of ...read more
Today on Perspectives Daily: The staggering number of Christians martyred each year Catholic Relief Services commits to $20mil for Philippines relief efforts Pope Francis announces the themes for the next 3 World Youth Days S+L premieres the new Knights of Columbus film on Pope Francis ...read more
    On today on this edition of Perspectives Daily, we cover: Cardinal Joseph Zen, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong is presented with the Canadian John Diefenbaker Defender of Human Rights Award. CNS Story on Franciscan friars and how their beards bring them closer to God Archdiocese of Toronto announces the official dates for the ...read more
  On Perspectives Today: Who might be the next President of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops Same-sex marriage law not are providing an “opt-out” clause for officials in France The North American Orthodox Catholic Theological Consultation, issued a statement on the plight of Christians in the Middle East Pope Francis surprises pilgrims at St.Peter ...read more
  In today’s Perspectives: The Supreme Court of Canada dismissed an appeal that would have permitted doctors to end Life-Support for a severely brain-damaged man without the consent of his family Visit from Catholic Christian Outreach’s Ben Turland Announcement of S+L TV’s Venite Adoremus 2013 Christmas Celebration ...read more
Today on  Perspectives: Another Canadian one step closer to Sainthood Pope Francis’ plans for one of his Harley Davidson Motorcycles An important landmark decision of the BC Court of Appeals on the issue of assisted suicide Vatican Television Center Celebrates 30 years of Service this week Where we might find the Pope Traveling to in ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: How the Knights of Columbus is reaching out to the Boston Marathon Amputees Cardinal Dolan meets with Pope Francis Pope Francis calls an Extraordinary Synod in 2014 What the Pope will be doing this holiday weekend S+L now broadcasting in the US ...read more