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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). ...read more
On today's edition of Perspectives Daily, we look at a new concern faced by the Catholic Church in Bulgaria as a new law proposes to disallow foreign financial support for any organized religion. ...read more
In this reflection on the recent vote to legalize abortion in Ireland, Allyson Kenny shows us that compassion is the key to making a difference both in the pro-life debate and in the lives of women. ...read more
Now that abortion will be allowed in Ireland, catholics in that county are hoping that the Pope's visit in August will bring healing after the divisive vote. ...read more
Deacon Pedro continues his exploration of the sacrament of Confirmation by looking at its connection with Baptism. ...read more
A brief overview of who St. Philip Neri was, and what he accomplished as a Priest to commemorate his feast day - May 26th. ...read more