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Today on Perspectives, the second of Pope Francis’ mid-flight press conferences during his Apostolic Journey to Asia and the funeral of Archbishop Pierre-Andre Fournier. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis touches down in Sri Lanka, meets religious leaders and funeral details for Archbishop Fournier. ...read more
“How I want a poor church; a poor church for the poor” – these were the words that Pope Francis used at the start of his pontificate to make clear his plans for the church. His decision to visit Sri Lanka and the Philippines is confirmation of his view of the church. Beginning January 13, ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis condemns attacks on the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris, a look at Spirit FM Christian Radio in Ireland and the broadcast schedule for Pope Francis’ trip to Asia. ...read more
If you’re reading this, chances are you’re one of the 1.166 billion Catholics in the world. 1.166 billion! According to the Vatican Publishing House that is the world Catholic population. The numbers have been published in the Statistical Yearbook of the Church, and the data is based on the time period between the years 2000 ...read more