Welcome to S+L’s Weekly News Round-Up. As part of my job, I come across many interesting Catholic news stories on a daily basis. Some of them I'll cover on Perspectives Daily and the others I’d like to share with you on this blog. This column is where I’ll point out some of the more interesting news pieces that I’ve come across over the past week! Enjoy! ...read more
On today's edition of Perspectives Daily we look at the big Pro-life win in Portugal as the country voted against legalizing doctor assissted suicide. Here are the other stories that we covered today.
- The Pope officially appoints an Apostolic Visitor to Medjugorje.
- "No" to euthanasia by five votes in Portugal
- Philippine law makers submit a bid to grant citizenship to Sr.Patricia Fox, who was ordered to leave the country
- St. Anthony's relics will tour churches in Ontario this coming June. ...read more
Read Alex MacDonald's reflection on the consistent ethic of life and the distinction between pro-life and social-justice from the view points of Joseph Cardinal Bernardin and Pope Francis. ...read more
What does it mean to be a martyr? That’s the question we tried to answer last week. It’s a question that we all need to think about because it is directly related to following Christ. If we want to follow Jesus, He said, we must pick up our Cross. Following Jesus will always lead to ...read more
In the Universal Church today, we celebrate the feast of St. Justin the Martyr – one of the first Christian apologists and martyr for our faith. But who was St. Justin the Martyr? Read a brief summary on his life, how he became a saint and his realization of faith. ...read more
The Visitation springs forth as Mary’s response to receiving Jesus in the Incarnation: it is a response that calls her outwards, to the outskirts, to the hill country, to bear “good news” and go out in joyful love and service. ...read more
Violence against Catholics in Nigeria is on the rise yet again as two Catholic priests were beaten and shot during an attack by Fulani herdsmen on a seminary in Jalingo. We cover this and other stories on Perspectives Daily today. ...read more
As we approach World Youth Day, read more about how this event shapes the lives of young people who attend. Read reflection by Isabel Correa: How World Youth Day Changed my Life. (From S+L 2017 Magazine).
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