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On Today’s edition of Perspectives, we talk to Massimo Faggioli about Pope Francis, and the commission studying women deacons. ...read more
Cardinal Wuerl talks about the pressing task of our time: the New Evangelization. Courage. Connectedness. Urgency. Joy. These are all qualities of the new evangelizer. Watch below: For more information, visit http://cardinalsblog.adw.org/2016/06/… http://adw.org/ #NewEvangelization #BeingCatholicToday ...read more
On today’s edition of Perspectives Pope Francis explains why doors of mercy are needed both as entrances and exits of churches. Plus, our team finds out more about the World Social Forum. ...read more
I was not physically in Krakow for World Youth Day 2016. A series of scheduling practicalities made it necessary for me to stay in Toronto, anchoring Salt + Light’s coverage of WYD 2016. Still, there were moments when the line between living WYD and living it vicariously through my colleagues on the ground was blurred. ...read more
Today on Perspectives: Pope Francis reacts to the attack in Quetta, Pakistan. African clergy in the U.S. gather to reconnect, create their own space in the U.S. Church. ...read more
Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C – August 14, 2016 The Scripture readings for the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time invite us to consider the implications of our commitments, our lifestyles, and our relationships with others. In the first reading from Jeremiah (Jeremiah 38:4-6, 8-10), the biblical prophet is called to comfort the afflicted ...read more
Pope Francis responds to the rebel capture of Aleppo by leading prayers for the people of Syria. As well, the pope sends a letter to a special group of Olympians, and an Irish bishop known for his role in Ireland’s “Bloody Sunday” dies. ...read more
Written by: Katie VanLeeuwen A couple of days ago, while waiting in line for some Polish pierogies, my fellow mission team members and I decided to do as the pilgrims do and strike up a conversation with the people who happened to be standing beside us. In this case, we got to meet Bill and ...read more
On August 9, we remember a Jewish woman, Edith Stein, who loved the cross and embraced its contradiction and mystery throughout her own life. There is a very striking, life-size, bronze sculpture of Edith Stein in the center of the German city of Cologne, close to the archdiocesan seminary. The sculpture depicts three Edith Steins ...read more
At the end of the Angelus Address, last Sunday, at Campus Misericordiae in Krakow, Pope Francis announced that the next World Youth Day will take place in 2019 in Panama City, Panama. As we begin preparations for this exciting next WYD, Salt + Light’s Charles LeBourgeois had the chance to speak with Archbishop José Domingo ...read more