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Today Alicia talks to the Irish singing group, The Priests as they embark on their 2013 North American tour. ...read more
On February 11 we remember the members of the armed forces who lost their lives in the line of duty. The Catholic Cemeteries  of Vancouver came across one Catholic man who served his country in and out of the armed forces as a medical doctor and psychiatrist. After the first World War he dedicated his ...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
The local Church or diocese established in Rome was founded by the two Apostles Peter and Paul and sanctified by the lives of many martyrs. As the spiritual leader of the worldwide Catholic Church, the Pope is also the Bishop of Rome in the footsteps of St. Peter the Apostle, the first Pope and Bishop ...read more
At a press conference in Rome this morning, Archbishop Lorenzo Baldisseri formally presented the preparatory document for the upcoming Extraordinary Synod on Pastoral Challenges to the Family in the Context of Evangelization. Archbishop Baldisseri, the head of the Synod of Bishops, said the family is an area that the church will work on for the ...read more
This week’ Vatican Connections looks at the innovations of Pope Francis: using the Vatican’s media spokesperson to confirm the date of a consistory for new Cardinals, and celebrating All Saints day Mass at the Verano Cemetary for the first time in 20 years. Plus we bring you a look at the Vatican’s involvement in the ...read more
Two weeks ago there was a huge victory for opponents of euthanasia and assisted suicide in Canada in a case that determined that doctors must obtain consent before removing life-support from a patient. The case was that of Hassan Rasouli who apparently was misdiagnosed as being in a persistent vegetative state since October 2010. According ...read more
Here is the translation of Pope Francis’ address during an audience with the directors, employees and collaborators of the Vatican Television Center (CTV) on the occasion of their 30th anniversary. Dear friends, The Vatican Television Center, commissioned by Blessed John Paul II, was born on October 22nd, 1983. On this path there has been much ...read more
Every WYD has a theme and WYD 2013 was no different. Matthew 28:19 “go and make disciples of all nations” inspired everything that happened in Rio de Janeiro this past summer. But Pope Francis was part of many events and celebrations. Outside of the four main World Youth Day events, he was part of some ...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