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A Pastoral Reflection on Amoris Laetitia By His Eminence Donald Cardinal Wuerl Archbishop of Washington The Salt and Light Catholic Television Network and related media platforms have played a key role in transmitting the message of the Synods of Bishops of 2008, 2012, 2014 and 2015 and the subsequent Apostolic Exhortations – Verbum Domini, Evangelii ...read more
Pope Francis has written a letter to young people as the Church prepares for a Synod of Bishops on the theme: “Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment”. The Pope’s letter was published on Friday ahead of a press conference at the Holy See Press Office to present the preparatory document for the Synod which ...read more
Here is the text of the preparatory document for the XV General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the theme “Young people, faith and vocation discernment,”to take place in Rome in October 2018. Introduction “These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full” ...read more
This coming Sunday, the World Day of Migrants and Refugees will be celebrated at the Vatican. In recent days Pope Francis’ message, entitled “Migrants minors, vulnerable and voiceless,” was presented alongside all the other initiatives of the Italian Church. In 2015, 65.3 million people around the world were forced to migrate. Of those, 21.3 million were ...read more
2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the Israeli occupation of Palestine. Peace is long overdue, but it won’t happen without a commitment to real dialogue that builds bridges instead of walls. After a 2016 visit to the Holy Land, S+L Producer Sebastian Gomes reflects on his unsettling encounter with reality on the ground. “Go sit ...read more
Pope Francis on Monday appealed to all religious authorities to join in “reaffirming unequivocally that one can never kill in God’s name,” saying the world is “dealing with a homicidal madness which misuses God’s name in order to disseminate death, in a play for domination and power.” The full speech by Pope Francis to the ...read more