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What is chastity? How do we make the message of chastity appealing to young people? In this episode of Perspectives Weekly, Deacon Pedro Guevara-Mann speaks with Chris Stefanick about chastity and how we can live chastity in our lives. ...read more
One of the biggest questions of humankind is what happens after we die? Is there life after death?As Catholics we believe God is the ultimate judge of what we have done during our time on earth. He will decide if we go to heaven or to hell. The documentary Hellbound, directed by Kevin Miller looks at ...read more
Pope Benedict in his message for the World Day of Peace in 2010 chose the theme If You Want to Cultivate Peace, Protect Creation. In this message he says “‘creation is the beginning and the foundation of all God’s works’, and its preservation has now become essential for the pacific coexistence of mankind. Man’s inhumanity ...read more
UPDATED: Tonight’s new episode of Perspectives: The Weekly Edition is now streaming online above. There’s a food crisis in Africa right now, but odds are you probably don’t know about it. The Sahel region of West Africa is suffering the consequences of a drought that devastated farmers’ crops. Many communities have used up all their ...read more
Music has a special way of drawing people together, whether it be in Church at Mass or in the public realm. But can priests be active musicians? More than that, do priests have an obligation to promote music in the life of the Church? Fr. Robert Galea is a Maltese-Australian singer and songwriter. He has ...read more
“Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is a despot whose shooting and shelling of his own people cannot be defended,” wrote the Catholic Register in an editorial earlier this year, “yet he may be the last line of defence for Syria’s Catholics.” The editorial captures the paradox of a country where, despite an escalating civilian death toll, ...read more
As Catholics, there are countries we always think of as places where the missionaries go to take the good news to those who don’t know Christ. But can those countries evangelize the world? Looking at countries like India, where Catholics represent less than 4% of the population, there are movements like Jesus Youth that are ...read more
Host Kris Dmytrenko and our guests Fr. James Mallon, pastor of Saint Benedict Parish in Halifax and director of the John Paul II Media Institute, and Fr. Jim Roche, Episcopal Vicar for the Diocese of London, Ontario, talk about their experiences with the closure of parishes and explain why this can sometimes be a good solution for ...read more
On this special episode of Perspectives: The Weekly Edition, Andrew Santos, filling in for Deacon Pedro Guevara-Mann, walks down memory lane and celebrates the 10th Anniversary of World Youth Day in Toronto. Santos is joined by Salt + Light CEO Fr. Thomas Rosica (former National Director of WYD2002), as well as David Knapp of CBC. ...read more
Last time on Perspectives Weekly, we spoke about some of the changes on the new Roman Missal that we have been using since November 27th — the First Sunday of Advent — and we learned how this new translation will help us enter deeper into the mystery of the Eucharist. This week, Pedro asks the ...read more