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On Friday, November 30, the Catholic bishops of British Columbia and Yukon issued an official statement regarding the recent legalization of marijuana, proposing two key questions: “Is the use of cannabis morally permissible?” and “How should I respond to the availability of legal marijuana?” Here are the stories that we bring you on today’s episode of Perspectives ...read more
On this First Sunday of Advent, Father Thomas Rosica, CSB, reflects on Mary's response to the angel's suprising Annunciation. ...read more
Deacon Pedro continues his exploration of doctrine vs. dogma by looking more closely at Catholic teaching on cremation and burial after suicide. ...read more
A new Native American saint? This week, author Damian Costello tells us about the cause for Nicholas Black Elk. Billy has a question on Church for Dummies, and Gillian tells us what she learned from her kids. Singer/songwriter-turned author, Amanda Vernon, tells us how God wrecked her romance, and we listen to music from her ...read more
What makes a “Catholic” website really “Catholic”? Sebastian Gomes reflects on the Catholic media we consume and offers criteria to help us discern our use. ...read more
For International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian Peoples, Allyson Kenny reflects on her recent experience interviewing Dr. Naim Ateek, a Christian Palestinian activist. ...read more
The Ohio House of Representatives has passed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the US - and other stories. ...read more
Read this review of Living Gently in a Violent World, a book of reflections from L'Arche founder Jean Vanier and theologian Stanley Hauerwas. ...read more
Every year at this time, pilgrims flock to St. Peter’s Square to see the Vatican’s Christmas nativity scene. This yearly tradition, which began with Pope St. John Paul II, features a different theme this year: the nativity set will be made entirely out of sand! Here are the stories that we bring you on today’s ...read more
We’re back for another week of the latest behind-the-scenes news and stories directly from the Vatican. Here are some of the stories that we bring you on tonight’s show: World Youth Day fever is starting to rise, and we’ll tell you what the pope did to throw some fuel on the fire. The skeleton found ...read more