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With just over five weeks to go, more details surface about some of the planned events happening at the world’s largest Catholic youth gathering, taking place in Panama this coming January. Here are the stories that we bring you on today’s episode of Perspectives Daily:  During his weekly general audience, the pope reminds the crowd ...read more
On Tuesday, the Vatican released the Holy Father’s official Message for the Celebration of the 52nd World Day of Peace. In his words, Pope Francis called for politicians and leaders to always exercise their role of service for the good of others, saying that “good politics is at the service of peace.” Here are the ...read more
Happy Birthday, Pope Francis! The Holy Father turns 82 years old today and celebrated over the weekend by meeting with a group of volunteers, doctors, nurses, and families connected with the Santa Marta Dispensary, a pediatric clinic within the Vatican. Here are the stories that we bring you on today’s episode of Perspectives Daily: Pope ...read more
The pope has released three of the eldest cardinals from the duties of the C9 advisory group. At this point, there are no immediate plans to add new members to his inner circle formed to help reform the Curia. Here are the stories that we bring you on today’s episode of Perspectives Daily: Vatican Press Office ...read more
On Friday, December 7, the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King in Hamilton housed an evening of music and prayer. Together with Masterworks of Oakville and Salt and Light TV, the Cathedral played host to the Canadian premiere of Andrew T. Miller’s musical cantata, The Birth of Christ. Here are the stories that we bring you ...read more
As preparations continue for January’s World Youth Day in Panama, the organizers are also preparing for the “Festival de la Juventud.” Part of the official WYD program of activities, this Youth Festival will offer young men and women from around the world an opportunity to come together through the creativity and excitement of art, culture, ...read more
? The martyred Trappist monks of Tibhirine were beatified on Saturday alongside several other Algerians killed for their faith. The lives of these 19 religious men and women are a testament to God’s plan of love and peaceful coexistence between Christians and Muslims, Pope Francis said. The life and death of the monks was the ...read more
We don’t often really give much thought to the difference between Advent and Christmas music, but there is a difference. On today’s show, we bring you two nice Christmas themed stories: A music scholar explains why music is very important during Advent. We look at how these Benedictine sisters launch the spirit of the Christmas ...read more
You may recall the Lamborghini that the Holy Father received last year as a gift from the Italian automaker that he auctioned off to raise funds for charity. It turns out that the highest bidder failed to pay for it. So now the Lambo is up for grabs again. Here are the stories that we ...read more
Only one month since the conclusion of the 2018 Synod of Bishops on Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment, dioceses around the world are putting into action the promises and ideas of the event. In this spirit, the Catholic Church in Australia offers some special reflections on the connection between the youth, the Church, ...read more