The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will make a two-day Apostolic Journey to the Muslim-majority country of Morocco. Accepting an invitation from King Mohammed VI and the nation's Catholic bishops, the Holy Father will be only the second pope to visit the country when he's there from March 30 to 31 next year, visiting the cities of Rabat and Casablanca.
Here are the stories that we bring you on today's episode of Perspectives Daily:
- Pope Francis announces visit to Morocco in 2019.
- American bishops discuss sex abuse crisis at USCCB General Assembly.
- Archbishop Charles Scicluna named new Adjunct Secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
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