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With the eyes of the world eagerly anticipating the summit on clerical abuse in Rome this Febuary, the Holy See Press Office releases the goals and objectives that the pope expects to come from the meetings. Here are the stories that we bring you on today’s episode of Perspectives Daily: The pope becomes very clear ...read more
World Youth Day is just around the corner, and Pope Francis has a jam-packed agenda for his trip to Panama for that global gathering of Catholic youth. Here are the stories that we bring you on today’s episode of Perspectives Daily: The Holy Father continued his catechesis on the “Our Father” during his weekly general ...read more
After information in late December seemed to indicate that coins from the Trevi Fountain would no longer be given to Caritas to serve the poor, Roman mayor Virginia Raggi clarified that the Catholic charity would indeed continue to receive the money. Here are the stories that we bring you on today’s episode of Perspectives Daily: ...read more
On January 15, the Center on Religion and Culture at Fordham University will be hosting “The Future of Women Deacons”, a symposium on the Papal Study Commission on the Diaconate of Women in which members will speak publicly for the first time since Pope Francis created the Commission in 2016. The event can be viewed streaming live ...read more
Among the many pressing issues that the Church will tackle in 2019, the growing global migration and refugee crisis is high on the list. The Migrants and Refugees Section of the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development released a video that explains the 4 active verbs  that the pope proposes be used as a starting point for ...read more
After being diagnosed with cancer, Father Dom Roscioli could no longer serve at a parish. Without a flock, he had to find other ways to serve. So Father Dom started his own winery, Holy Spirits Wine. Here are the stories that we bring you on today’s episode of Perspectives Daily: During his weekly general audience, ...read more
Today’s Perspectives Daily takes a look back at 2018 and looks forward to the next major Catholic event – World Youth Day. Here are the stories that we bring you on today’s episode of Perspectives Daily: The Pope’s Prayer Intention video for January, focusing on young people and Mary. The Knights of Columbus release their ...read more
In his annual address to members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See, Pope Francis spoke to the roughly 180 men and women in attendance on a range of issues and conflicts throughout the world, including a strong message about responding to the abuse crisis. Here are the stories that we bring you ...read more
Over the recent weeks of the holiday season, Pope Francis has been busy offering words of blessing and love to many as the Vatican celebrated the great feast of Christmas and entered the new year. In addition to beautiful liturgies and festive ceremonies, the Pope’s celebration was highlighted by his annual Urbi et Orbi message ...read more
How long should we celebrate Christmas? 1 day? 8? 20? 40? Allyson Kenny explains how the Church observes Christmas and why in this interesting short video. ...read more