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S+L BLOG: Rio de Janeiro



The final days of World Youth Day Rio were an exercise is letting God surprise us all. Days of rain made the field at Guaratiba unusable and the final events were moved to Copacabana Beach. Cariocas (residents of Rio) are used to having parties on the beach. They have two giant parties there every year: ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis celebrates mass with clergy and religious, meets civic leaders, addresses bishops and attends the World Youth Day prayers vigil on Copacabana Beach. We also talk to a young pilgrim who spent Friday afternoon having lunch with Pope Francis. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis prays the Angelus in Rio, the Way of the Cross on Copacabana Beach, a change in location at World Youth Day and Catholic News Service talks to Cardinal Dolan. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, hundreds of thousands attend the opening mass of World Youth Day Rio, a look at Vivo Rio and Catholic News Service talks to people at the Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis’ weekly Angelus, pilgrims prepare for Rio in Edmonton, a look at the Church in Brazil, a sneak peak at an important site in Rio and Salt + Light Television is free for a month across Canada. ...read more
Today on Perspectives: Pope Francis calls for an end to slave labour during his talk at the General Audience. Catholic News Service brings us a look at what it means for residents of Rio de Janeiro to host World Youth Day, and we bring you a look at some things happening across Canada.   ...read more