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Perspectives Daily: Holy Father says receiving Communion prepares us for heaven

Fr. Matt Gworek

August 20, 2018
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With men and women from around the world in attendance, Pope Francis reflected on this Sunday's gospel reading, reminding all of the importance of going to Mass and receiving Communion.

Here are the stories that we covered in today's edition of Perspectives Daily:

1. Summary of the pope's message during his weekly Sunday Angelus address.
2. Pope Francis issues his own response to the grand jury report in Pennsylvania.
3. Catholic bishops of Ivory Coast have welcomed the release of 800 detainees.
4. A preview of Salt + Light's coverage of the upcoming World Meeting of Families.
In addition to those, here are some of the latest Catholic news stories from around the world making headlines today:
That's all for today. Be sure to check in with us again tomorrow for more of the latest Catholic news and stories that you need to know.
You can always catch past episodes of Perspectives Daily on our website listed here.