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On the podcast this week rather than just one particular topic or interview John and Shane have a magazine style programme looking at various topics and events from around the catholic world. We have our regular notices, discussion of the up coming saints of the week plus a reflection on the Sunday Gospel (Mark 8:27-35)
Magazine topics covered on this weeks podcast:
- Mass cards V Sympathy cards in Ireland - be aware of the difference with the reminder that Irish Catholics cannot purchase pre-signed Mass cards in shops and supermarkets. Link to the PrayTell blog post which prompted the discussion HERE.
- International Eucharistic Congress in Hungary (IEC 2020)
- Pope Francis visit to Hungary and to Slovakia
- Pope Francis, Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury joint call for action at COP26 in response to the climate emergency
- Archbishop Dermot Farrell pastoral letter on the environment - the Cry of the Earth, the Cry of the Poor (and also Bishop Brendan Leahy's 2020 Lenten pastoral on same topic - Listening To Nature's Words Of Love Caring For Our Common Home )
- Legion of Mary centenary
- Pope Francis recent interview with Argentinean radio - read the interview HERE.