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Perspectives Daily: The Pope Touches Down in Panama

Fr. Matt Gworek

January 23, 2019
After departing from Rome on Wednesday morning, Pope Francis has officially arrived in Panama for his Apostolic Journey and World Youth Day. Fr. Matt Gworek and Sebastian Gomes offer coverage and commentary on the footage of the Holy Father getting off the plane.

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

  1. After centuries, the men of the Swiss Guard will don a new type of helmet.
  2. Archbishop Bernardito Auza speaks about peace at the United Nations.
  3. Canada's World Youth Day pilgrims join together for official Canadian Gathering.
  4. Archbishop Ulloa begins World Youth Day with the Opening Mass.
  5. Pope Francis departs from Rome.
  6. Fr. Matt and Sebastian Gomes provide commentary of the Pope's arrival in Panama.
Pope Francis interacts with journalists during his flight to Panama. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Pope Francis interacts with journalists during his flight to Panama. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)

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.
And for continuing coverage of World Youth Day Panama, go to wydcentral.org.