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The Mass of the Lord’s Supper recalls the institution of the Eucharist and the giving of a new commandment: “Love one another.  As I have loved you, so you also should love one another.” (Jn 13:34)  In his homily from the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome, Pope Benedict commented on the events which ...read more
In his homily during the Chrism Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica this morning – at which sacramental oils are blessed and priestly ordination promises are renewed – Pope Benedict XVI encouraged and challenged the Catholic priests of the world: “Does our consecration extend to the daily reality of our lives – do we operate as ...read more
“I have given you a model to follow, so that as I have done for you, you should also do.” (Jn 13:15) Watch Salt + Light coverage of the Chrism Mass and the Mass of the Lord’s Supper today from the Vatican. WATCH NOW: http://saltandlighttv.org/live/ Chrism Mass from St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican Thursday, April 5 ...read more
In his homily during the Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Benedict highlighted the great joy around Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem – “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Blessed is the kingdom of our father David that is coming! Hosanna in the highest!” (MK 11:9-10)  The Holy ...read more
The celebration of Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem and marks the beginning of Holy Week. Please join Salt + Light as we bring you coverage of the Palm Sunday celebrations from Rome with the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI. Palm Sunday Mass St. Peter’s Square, Vatican Sunday, April 1 at 10:00 am ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives we bring you the stories from another busy day in Cuba, where Pope Benedict has just recently concluded his Apostolic Journey. ...read more
Pope Benedict the Sixteenth arrived in Cuba yesterday afternoon, kicking off the second leg of his Apostolic Journey to Latin America. Today on Perspectives we highlight some of the celebrations and events of the past 24 hours. ...read more
This week we celebrated the feast of St. Joseph, the adopted father of Jesus and the husband of Mary.  We tend to forget about Joseph after the Christmas season, but his feast day provides the opportunity for us to contemplate the influential role he played in the life of Jesus. There is one episode involving Joseph ...read more
With just over a week until Pope Benedict XVI’s Apostolic Journey, we take a look at the situation in Cuba. ...read more
By Patricia Zapor Catholic News Service HAVANA (CNS) — The Catholic Church that Pope Benedict XVI will visit March 26-28 is, to put it simply, more. Since Pope John Paul II’s visit in 1998, the church is more unified, more public, more likely to work with the government in accomplishing specific goals, more involved in ...read more