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The Director of Jesuit Refugee Services in Syria, Fr. Nawras Sammour, SJ visited Toronto last week to speak about the ongoing civil war and refugee crisis plaguing his home country. The event, which was co-hosted by Canadian Jesuits International and Development and Peace, was held at the Jesuit parish of Our Lady of Lourdes in ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis meets with leaders of the Old Catholic Church, CNS talks to Archbishop Shevchuk about the challenges facing families in Ukraine and a look at the Salt + Light Hour. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis holds his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square and Pax Christi speaks out against the coalition bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, we look at the deteriorating situation in Gaza and Vatican Radio talks to the Papal Nuncio to the Holy Land to get his assessment of the situation. Catholic News Service also takes a look back at the First World War a century after its inception and examines how the Vatican responded to ...read more
Once told in black and white imagery, Canada’s war history now includes vivid scenes from contemporary Afghanistan. From a Catholic perspective, host Kris Dmytrenko examines a nation at war. ...read more
“The Canadian soldier is another breed altogether.” These were the words from Major Joseph Nonato as he offered us some anecdotes from on the ground in Afghanistan where he served in 2008. Major Joseph told us about his moments of overwhelming gratitude on the ground. Once, while sitting in a plane with a dozen or ...read more