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S+L BLOG: Sebastian Gomes



(Co-founder of Equiterre Steven Guilbeault speaks about what Canada needs to do to meet the challenge of climate change in the wake of the landmark climate conference in Paris 2015, at the Mary Ward Centre in Toronto, Ontario, 21/04/2016) A few dozen people gathered at the Mary Ward Centre in downtown Toronto last night to ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: Pope Francis sends a message to Roman Jews ahead of Passover, a solidarity collection will be taken up this weekend for the suffering people in Ukraine, and a new S+L series tackles the controversial subject of legalized euthanasia in Canada. ...read more
Pedro J. de Rezende and Ketty A. Rezende of the University of Campinas, Brazil were lay auditors at the 2015 Synod of Bishops on the Family.  In that capacity they had the opportunity to address the Synod and participate in the small language groups which laid the foundation for the Final Relatio that was approved and given ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: The Pope appoints a new Nuncio to the United States and Fr. Tom Smolich, SJ, International Director of Jesuit Refugee Service joins us to discuss the global refugee crisis and the Pope’s trip to Lesbos, Greece ...read more
Perspectives: A Common Date for Easter? Wednesday, March 23 at 7:05pmET Repeat: Monday, March 28 at 7:05pmET saltandlighttv.org/perspectives ...read more
(Guest host Sebastian Gomes interviews Fr. Peter Galadza of the Sheptytsky Institute about the ecumenical implications of finding a common date for Easter between the churches of the east and west.) In May of 2014, Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria, Egypt sent a letter to Pope Francis. In it he ...read more
A Salt and Light team is on the ground in Israel for a Lenten pilgrimage where they’re also filming TV reflections.  On March 2nd they visited the Mount of Olives, half of which is decorated with natural olive tree gardens and the other half with Jewish tombs. Standing on the Mount of Olives there is ...read more
Today, fifteen members of the S+L team depart for the Holy Land for a ten-day Lenten pilgrimage where we’ll visit the major Christian holy sites and film a number of programs. We’ll be joined by a larger group of pilgrims from across Canada and the US who are participating through our Blessed Journeys program. Few ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: the effect of the Pope’s visit with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow on the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and a sneak peak at our exclusive WITNESS interview with Senator Bernie Sanders. ...read more
Just before Pope Francis’ trip to the United States in September last year I had the chance to visit with Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Archbishop of Washington, DC.  At the time, the media was speculating about what Pope Francis was going to say, especially to the US Congress, and what impact it would have on ...read more