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Perspectives Daily: Hundreds of Thousands Celebrate Together at WYD Events

Fr. Matt Gworek

January 28, 2019
After a whirlwind trip to Panama, Pope Francis departed the Central American country on Sunday. We take a look at the World Youth Day moments and events that brought together pilgrims from around the world over the past few days.

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

  1. 400,000 pilgrims join the Pope for the Way of the Cross.
  2. Pope Francis leads an evening Vigil of culture and prayer.
  3. The Panamanian Church comes together for the Closing Mass of World Youth Day.
  4. Portugal is announced as the next World Youth Day host country.
  5. Two explosions lead to tragedy and death in a cathedral in the Philippines.
CNS photo/Paul Haring

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 a look at all of last week's World Youth Day Panama coverage, go to wydcentral.org.