After 20 years of war between Eritrea and Ethiopia, Catholic Church leaders in those countries are applauding the efforts of their political leaders to solidify the peace between their nations.
Here are the stories that we covered in today's episode of Perspectives Daily:
A summary of the pope's weekly Sunday Angelus address.
The Holy Father makes a plea to the international community to take steps to stop the rising death-toll of refugees crossing the Mediterranean Sea.
What the African bishops said about the new peace between Eritrea and Ethiopia.
A quick look at the progress so far at the Scala Sancta which are closed for restoration.
Here are other Catholic news stories that are making headlines around the world:
Catholic priest murdered in Cameroon's Anglophone region. The Catholic Church in Cameroon is mourning the death of the parish priest of Bomaka, a district of Buea, the capital of the English-speaking region of South-West Cameroon, who was killed on Friday by unidentified individuals.
Teenager to be canonised during youth synod. Pope Francis has added an Italian teenager to the list of people he will formally recognise as saints on October 14 during the month-long meeting of the world synod of bishops on young people.
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