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Perspectives Daily: 2018 World Meeting of Families Highlights

Noel Ocol

August 27, 2018
CNS photo/Paul Haring
Today we bring you a special extended edition of Perspectives Daily in which we look back at the pope’s Apostolic Journey to Ireland. We highlight some of the major events and some of the messages from the pope as he visited the country to participate in the 2018 World Meeting of Families.
Here are the stories that we look at today:
  1. The pope addressed the Irish sex abuse scandals with the government and dignitaries immediately upon arriving.
  2. There was a Canadian moment that took place at the Festival of Families on Saturday as a Toronto family addressed the pope directly.
  3. Fr. Matt Gorek summarizes for us the day of the pope's visit.
  4. What the pope said at the start of Day 2 while visiting the Marian Shrine of Our Lady of Knock.
  5. At the closing Mass on Sunday, the Holy Father asked for pardon for a litany of abuses committed by the Church in Ireland.
  6. The Holy Father responds to the statement made by the former papal nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Carlo Viganò.
In addition to those, here are some of the latest Catholic news stories from around the world making headlines today:
That's it 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 Perpsectives Daily on our website listed here.