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Is it right for the Catholic Church to be involved in helping create immigration policy? Is it right for a Catholic business owner to give work to an illegal immigrant? These are some questions we deal with on this week’s edition of Perspectives Weekly with our guest, Most Rev. John Wester, Bishop of Salt Lake ...read more
On the June 8 edition of Perspectives: The Weekly Edition, Pedro plays devil’s advocate and asks Fr. Kevin Doran, Secretary General of the 2012 International Eucharistic Congress, why we should go to Ireland to attend. Some people think it’s a World Youth Day for adults, but is that accurate? Tune in to find out why this ...read more
They said to each other, “Did not our hearts burn within us while he talked to us on the road, while he opened to us the Scriptures?” (Lk 24:32) Ever considered attending an International Eucharistic Congress? You should. As we journey through life,  not unlike the disciples on the road to Emmaus we find ourselves ...read more
Can a Catholic university bring peace to the Holy Land? The upcoming Salt + Light documentary Across the Divide tells the story of Bethlehem University and its students. They include Berlanty Azzam, who was deported to Gaza as she tried to complete her degree. Perspectives host Pedro Guevara-Mann speaks with Berlanty, along with the writer ...read more
This week on Perspectives we are joined by two priests who have special devotions to Mary and who have been consecrated to Our Blessed Mother: Fr. Pawel Ratajczak, OMI and Fr. Daniel Mentesana, IVE.   ...read more
All parents want the best for their children. When it’s time to start thinking about their education, you always look for the best choice for their future. Should homeschooling be one of those options? Would you consider the possibility of homeschooling your children? To find out more about homeschooling and to help those who are ...read more
All parents want the best for their children.  When it comes time to start thinking about their education you always look for the best choice for their future. Should homeschooling be one of those options? There are people who say kids need to socialize, thus home schooling is not the best choice for introducing them ...read more
The rosary is a powerful prayer, and once you start praying you realize the effects it has on your life. But what is the rosary? It is necessary for us Catholics pray it? So the rosary is a form of prayer, and to understand it and to know more about it, Pedro invited Fr. James Phalan ...read more
Could you forgive someone who killed your child? I suspect most of you would say yes, you would at least try, if only because the alternative would be a lifetime of anger. But would you ever be able to accept that this murderer could avoid punishment, so long as he confessed to his crime? And ...read more
If you have not yet watched the S+L documentary Abraham’s Tent, this episode will serve to whet your appetite. Fr. Samuel Barhoum, director of the Kids 4 Peace program in Galilee (which is featured in the documentary) has the conviction that to foster peace we must seek to know one another. He believes that by nourishing ...read more