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Perspectives Daily: Inmates renewed through World Youth Day preparations

Fr. Matt Gworek

November 12, 2018
A crew of 35 men are hard at work on the construction of the 250 confessionals for World Youth Day 2019, and all of the men are inmates at La Joya Penitentiary in Panama City. In a project that combines new learning, teamwork, developing self-confidence, and spiritual renewal, the men are proud to be involved in something that will have an impact around the world.

Here are the stories that we bring you on today's episode of Perspectives Daily:

  1. In his Angelus address, the pope says to emulate the "poor and generous widow as the model of Christian life."
  2. U.S. bishops begin their General Assembly meeting today in Baltimore.
  3. Deacon Pedro provides a report on inmates in Panama who are helping with preparations for World Youth Day.

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 Perspectives Daily on our website listed here.