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S+L BLOG: Pope Benedict XVI



“I am Joseph, your brother.” A Reflection by Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB “Benedict XVI Leaves the Papacy,” reads the stunning headline of the Vatican’s L’Osservatore Romano. Monday’s announcement of Pope Benedict’s resignation caught many in the Roman Catholic Church and the world by surprise. But perhaps it shouldn’t have. Pope Benedict XVI submitted his resignation ...read more
How to communicate? Why communicate? What does it mean to communicate? Unity, Truth, Goodness and Beauty Fr. Federico Lombardi, SJ Former Director of the Holy See Press Office, Vatican Television Center and Vatican Radio President of the Joseph Ratzinger – Pope Benedict XVI Foundation Inauguration Ceremony for the new Salt and Light Broadcast Centre Toronto ...read more
The momentous occasions of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger’s election to the See of Peter twelve years ago today – April 19, 2005 - and his courageous resignation from that office on February 11, 2013 – stand as landmark moments in the life of the Catholic Church and in the life of the world. ...read more
On Sunday, December 4, 2016 Fidel Castro’s funeral will be held in Cuba. He died last week at the age of 90. The government announced, following his death, nine days of national mourning for one of the most popular and controversial figures of the last 60 years. The Catholic Church had a fundamental role to play ...read more
Salt + Light Producer and Host Alicia Ambrosio recalls the treacherous storm that hit during the Vigil at World Youth Day Madrid in 2011. ...read more
Carlos Ferreira of Salt + Light’s Marketing Department recalls going backstage during the opening Mass for World Youth Day in Madrid, 2011. ...read more