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Pope Calls for Release of Captive Clergy – Perspectives Daily

Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis calls for the release of captive clergy in Syria and opens registration for World Youth Day, the longest serving US Cardinal dies, the Church ends its presence in Antarctica and the Archdiocese of Washington launches the Walk with Francis Challenge.

The Strong Arm of the Church: The Knights of Columbus

A household name for many, the Knights of Columbus have grown into the world’s largest lay Catholic organization. But, surprisingly, there’s still a lot of mystery that surrounds these noble men. In light of the upcoming Supreme Convention, we thought you might want to find out why the Knights remain the ‘Strong Arm of the Church’.

Don’t forget to tune in for Salt + Light’s live coverage of this year’s 133rd Supreme Convention of the Knights of Columbus.

Archdiocese of LA gets Three New Bishops – Perspectives Daily

Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis meets with mayors from around the globe to discuss climate change and human trafficking, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles gets three new auxiliary bishops and a positive development for Asia Bibi.

Little Sisters of the Poor Lose in Court – Perspectives Daily

Today on Perspectives, the Little Sisters of the Poor lose in Appeals Court to the Federal Government, the Holy See optimistic about Iranian nuclear deal, Pope-Emeritus Benedict XVI returns to the Vatican, Archbishop Fisher of Sydney defends marriage.

Pope Francis Concludes Visit to South America – Perspectives Daily

Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis concludes his visit to South America.

Pope Francis Arrives in Paraguay – Perspectives Daily

Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis arrives in Paraguay.

Sr. Rosemary – one of the world’s most influential pioneers.

Cheridan Sanders meets another hero, Sr. Rosemary Nyirumbe, Sisters of the Sacred Heart

Cheridan Sanders meets her hero, Sr. Rosemary Nyirumbe, Sisters of the Sacred Heart

It often happens that Fr. Tom Rosica will pile us all into a van and take us on a ‘road trip’, of sorts.

This time it was just a jaunt across the border into Buffalo for this year’s Catholic Press Association Convention. The Convention was an opportunity to refine and update our skills, and meet other Catholic media professionals.

Here’s a little taste of that experience:

There’s a palpable excitement at seeing fellow colleagues. We get to swap war stories, strategies, renew connections and walk away with lots of ideas and practical ways to implement them.

This year 12 of us attended the Convention, some of the S+L team members for the first time.

Personally I was stoked about the prospect of hearing from Sr. Rosemary Nyirumbe’s keynote. You may recall she obtained fame in the documentary Sewing Hope. Ok, if you haven’t watched Sewing Hope – stop everything that you’re doing and watch this trailer, right now!

Isn’t she amazing? No wonder, TIME magazine listed her as one of the 100 most influential people in the world!

Well, the best part of this year’s CPA Convention was that I got a chance to speak with her and here’s some of that interview:

To support Sr. Rosemary and her work with former child soldiers and to provide young women the opportunity to earn their own living, consider purchasing some bags or accessories for yourself or as a gift.


CherdianS1The Producer Diaries

Cheridan Sanders, a Producer at Salt and Light Television, reflects on her experiences as she travels the world telling Catholic’s stories.

 

Pope Francis Arrives in Bolivia – Perspectives Daily

Today on Perspectives, we follow Pope Francis as he arrives in Bolivia.

Pope Francis’ final day in Ecuador, heads to Bolivia: July 8


Tonight on Perspectives: Pope Francis meets with elderly and infirm at home run by Missionaries of Charity; Pope Francis meets with religious, priests and deacons of Ecuador; Pope Francis departs Ecuador and arrives in Bolivia

Pope Francis Arrives in South America – Perspectives Daily

Today on Perspectives, Fr. Thomas Rosica takes a look at the start of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to South America.