Catholic hospitals in Ireland will now be forced to provide abortions on request with new pregnancy termination laws looming. Here are the stories that we covered in today's episode of Perspectives Daily:
The Holy Father published his message for the upcoming World Day of the Poor.
Although Catholic hospitals in Ireland will be forced to offer abortions, doctors won't be forced to perform them.
A stolen letter written by Christopher Columbus is returned to its rightful owner.
The trailer for the much anticipated movie, The Francis Impact, has just been released.
In addition to these stories, here are other Catholic news items, not covered in today's program that you might be interest in:
Worldwide number of Catholics grows to 1.4 billion. The Statistical Yearbook of the Church shows that there are more bishops and permanent deacons. The number of priests stable but religious and seminarians in decline. In Asia Catholics are 11% of the population, but vocations are growing.
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 ...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 ho ...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 GodR ...read more
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