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Perspectives Daily: Buon compleanno! Feliz cumpleaños! Happy birthday!

Fr. Matt Gworek

December 17, 2018
Happy Birthday, Pope Francis! The Holy Father turns 82 years old today and celebrated over the weekend by meeting with a group of volunteers, doctors, nurses, and families connected with the Santa Marta Dispensary, a pediatric clinic within the Vatican.

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

  1. Pope blesses baby Jesus statues during Angelus address on Bambinelli Sunday.
  2. Holy Father has birthday celebration with Santa Marta Dispensary.
  3. Highlights from the annual Concerto di Natale Vatican Christmas concert.
(CNS photo/Giuseppe Lami, EPA)

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.