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S+L BLOG: Laudato Si



What does Pope Francis' Encyclical Laudato Si mean to us today, and what can we learn from it? Fr. Tom reflects on Pope Francis' Encyclical on the Environment as we commemorate World Environment day: June 5, 2018. ...read more
We all know how good citizenship, civic involvement and concern for the common good are important and necessary for society. Citizenship has been front and center in the news over the past few years and especially over the past months. We hear much about citizenship, borders, walls and passports. We hear of people fleeing oppressive, impoverished ...read more
At 10 am this morning in the Vatican Basilica, Pope Francis presided at the celebration of the Mass on the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God in the Octave of Christmas and in commemoration of the 50th World Day of Peace on the theme: “Nonviolence: A Style of Politics for Peace.” Below you will find ...read more
CCCB Plenary Assembly 2016 The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) will hold its annual Plenary Assembly on September 26th to the 30th, 2016, at the Nav Canada Centre, Cornwall, Ontario, in the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall. Salt + Light Television will broadcast events live online and on television with selected repeats throughout the day. Here’s ...read more
  Here is a sample of what we’ve been reading about across this vast country of ours. In Vancouver, one of the Syrian families that arrived in Canada in February sits down to share their story and their experience of welcome on the west coast. In Winnipeg: Even though the pope’s encyclical ‘Laudato Si’ was ...read more
Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter Laudato Sì: Reflecting One Year Later In May 2006, former US Vice President Al Gore released the groundbreaking documentary “An Inconvenient Truth.” While climate change debate has continued ever since, while concrete solutions seem to drip slower than maple sap in March. The question remains: are we willing to deal with this ...read more