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2015
Toronto, Sept 4, 2015 - In this exclusive extended interview, Fr. Thomas Rosica, CEO of Salt + Catholic Media Foundation and English Language Media Attaché for the Holy See Press Office, sits down with popular comedian Stephen Colbert, the new... read more
Toronto, June 9, 2015 - The series offers an-age-old perspective of looking at the environment from the point of view of the Catholic Church and the point of view of God’s design. "The good news is that there is another piece to the ecologica... read more
Toronto, March 23, 2015 - For years The Leahys have shared their talents with audiences throughout the world, gaining success for their musicality, talent and riveting performances. Members of the Leahy Family have come together once more as part... read more
2014
Toronto, Sept 2, 2014 - On September 8, 2014, Salt + Light Television will partner with Roku Inc. to launch new S+L channel to be available on any Roku streaming device. The partnership with Roku will increase availability of S+L Television con... read more
Toronto, May 15, 2014 - On Thursday, June 19, 2014 Salt + Light Television will be presented with its fifth Gabriel Award for its interactive show The Church Alive at the 49th Catholic Media Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Church A... read more
Toronto, May 5, 2014 - Salt + Light Television’s newest documentary Living Stones: Walking Humbly in the Land we Call Holy will premiere on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 9:00pm ET. Sponsored by the Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA), a... read more
Toronto, April 25, 2014 - On Thursday, May 8, 2014, Canada’s premiere religious publisher, Novalis, will be hosting a book launch and signing at the Pontifical Institute for Mediaeval Studies Lounge in Toronto between 5:00pm and 7:00pm ET. The ... read more
Toronto, April 22, 2014 - April 2014 -Salt + Light Television is pleased to announce an exclusive partnership with LIFT Salon & Spa to provide styling services for S+L Television’s Vatican Connection with Alicia Ambrosio and Catholic Focus with... read more
Toronto, April 22, 2014 - On April 27, 2014 Salt + Light Television will broadcast, LIVE from Rome, the Ceremony of Canonization for Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II.... read more
Toronto, March 19, 2014 - On Thursday April 17th Salt + Light Television will broadcast the world television premiere of it’s new documentary The Francis Effect. From the moment Pope Francis appeared on the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica, he... read more
2013
Toronto, November 14, 2013 - A new documentary on the life and thinking of Pope Francis, the man who has fascinated the world since stepping onto the international stage earlier this year, will air in Canada on Salt + Light Television on the night o... read more
TORONTO, September 17, 2013 - Salt + Light will provide live daily coverage of the 2013 Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) annual Plenary Assembly from September 23 – 27. Taking place at the Hotel Mont-Gabriel, Sainte-Adèle, Quebec, th... read more
TORONTO, July 11, 2013 - Salt + Light Television will have live and exclusive coverage of World Youth Day Rio 2013 from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from July 22 - 27, 2013. In his first trip abroad since being elected pope, His Holiness Pope Francis ... read more
TORONTO, June 13, 2013 - Salt + Light Television is now available to all Canadians on Shaw Direct. The broadcast of Salt + Light via Shaw Direct’s satellite TV service marks an important milestone for Canada’s only national Catholic televisi... read more
TORONTO, May 6, 2013 - Salt + Light subscribers who receive their cable television service through Cogeco are set to undergo changes in the way that they receive Canada's only national Catholic television network. Due to an amendment to articl... read more
TORONTO, March 14, 2013 - With the election of His Holiness Pope Francis yesterday evening at the Vatican, Salt + Light will have live coverage of events surrounding the first days of the new Holy Father's Pontificate. Today, Thursday March 14, S... read more
TORONTO, March 11, 2013 - Salt + Light will broadcast and LIVE stream events surrounding the Conclave and the announcement of the new Pope. Salt + Light's coverage will include the Pro Eligendo Romano Pontifice Mass celebrated by the cardinals be... read more
TORONTO, March 4, 2013 - Vision TV will air four films from Salt + Light's library of award winning documentaries on their basic cable network throughout Canada. Vision TV will first air In her Footsteps: The Story of Kateri Tekakwitha on Monday... read more
TORONTO, February 26, 2013 - Salt + Light will be sharing a direct live feed from the Vatican for a series of events related to the Papal succession. The feed will be available for the following events and will include English translation when possi... read more
TORONTO, February 22, 2013 - In the summer of 2012, a food crisis struck West Africa in a region called the Sahel. Salt + Light Television's Kris Dmytrenko travelled to Niger to learn about the crisis. Why was it happening? What were Nigeriens doing... read more
TORONTO, February 7, 2013 - Salt + Light announces the premiere screenings and broadcast debut of their documentary film, A New Leaf. Screenings will take place in five cities across Can... read more
TORONTO, January 30, 2013 - Salt + Light announces the debut of its newest television series, Vatican Connections. Each week, Vatican Connections highlights the latest from the Vatican and helps make sense of the inner workings of the heart of the ... read more
2012
TORONTO, December 5, 2012 - Salt + Light is proud to promote the release of the official 50th International Eucharistic Congress Special Commemorative DVD. The 2012 International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) took place in Dublin, Ireland in June brin... read more
TORONTO, December 5, 2012 - On Thursday December 6, Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation presents Venite Adoremus 2012 featuring The Priests. This fundraiser concert marks the beginning of Salt + Light's tenth year and takes place at Koerner Ha... read more
TORONTO, October 26, 2012 - On Thursday December 6, Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation presents Venite Adoremus 2012 featuring The Priests, a Christmas celebration and benefit concert. Taking place at Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre for Performanc... read more
TORONTO, October 12, 2012 - Salt + Light Television will provide live coverage of the canonization of Kateri Tekakwitha and the six new saints by Pope Benedict XVI. Kateri Tekakwitha was a young Christian Mohawk woman who for centuries inspired peo... read more
TORONTO, October 5, 2012 - Salt + Light Television will provide coverage of The Ordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization taking place October 7th-28th at the Vatican. Salt + Light CEO Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, has been app... read more
TORONTO, September 25, 2012 - Salt + Light Television is providing live daily coverage of the 2012 Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) Plenary Assembly in Sainte-Adele, Quebec, from September 24-28. The Plenary brings together Catholic bis... read more
TORONTO, September 12, 2012 - Salt + Light Television will be providing live daily coverage of Pope Benedict XVI's apostolic visit to Lebanon from September 14-16. On his fourth trip to the Middle East as Pope, he will present the conclusions from th... read more
TORONTO, August 8, 2012 - Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation will host premiere screenings in Toronto and Ottawa of its latest documentary feature, Across the Divide. The film takes viewers to Bethlehem University, depicting the struggles o... read more
TORONTO, August 1, 2012 - Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation, a Catholic TV/film studio, TV network and media ministry, will be providing live daily coverage of the 130th Annual Supreme Convention of the Knights of Columbus, taking place fr... read more
TORONTO, June 22, 2012 - Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation announces their new DVD release, Consistory 2012, Celebrating Thomas Cardinal Collins, Archbishop of Toronto. During the Ordinary Consistory at the Vatican on February 18, 2012, A... read more
TORONTO, June 21, 2012 - Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation, a Catholic TV and production house, TV network and integrated media ministry, has launched its first mobile app for all Apple iOS devices. With this addition, Salt + Light now of... read more
TORONTO - June 22, 2012 - Salt + Light Television presents the broadcast debut of its new documentary Across the Divide this Sunday June 24 at 9pm ET/6pm PT. Across the Divide details the challenges facing Christians in the Middle-East with a foc... read more
TORONTO, June 4, 2012 - Salt + Light Television, Canada's national Catholic television network, will broadcast daily events from the 50th Eucharistic Congress in Dublin, Ireland. The Canadian-based media ministry has been selected by event orga... read more
TORONTO, May 9, 2012 - Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation, Canada's only national Catholic television network, will broadcast complete and live coverage of the Pope's visit to Mexico and Cuba as he makes his third visit to the Americas t... read more
TORONTO, February 28, 2012 - Salt + Light, Canada's national Catholic broadcaster, will broadcast a special edition of Perspectives Weekly on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 9:50am ET / 6:50am PT to recap the numerous events related to Thomas Cardin... read more
TORONTO, February 7, 2012 - Salt + Light will offer extensive coverage of the consistory for new Cardinals held at the Vatican on the weekend of February 18-19. This year's consistory includes Archbishop Thomas Collins, who will become the country'... read more
TORONTO, February 1, 2012 - Salt + Light Television, a leader in Catholic media, is putting the final touches on a documentary that has been quietly underway since 2009. Shot on location in the Palestinian Territories and Israel, and edited in Nort... read more
TORONTO, January 20, 2012 - Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation, a multi-lingual and multimedia Canadian-based registered charity, launched today its first edition of Perspectives in a Chinese language. Initially broadcast in Cantonese, the fi... read more
TORONTO, January 18, 2012 - Salt + Light Television is in the process of producing an original documentary on the life of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native American woman to be canonized by the Catholic Church. The documentary is being fi... read more
2011
TORONTO, September 13, 2011 - Salt + Light will debut a new documentary on Canada’s newest seminary next week on its digital television network and website. Created in partnership with the Archdiocese of Edmonton, Put Out Into the Deep is a half-ho... read more
TORONTO, June 28, 2011 - Persons interested in World Youth Day, both WYD Madrid 2011 and beyond, can now benefit from a new resource, wydcentral.org. Launched today by Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation, the website features a repository o... read more
TORONTO, April 27, 2011 - Salt + Light has received the prestigious title of "Religious Television Station of the Year” from the Catholic Academy for Communications Arts Professionals. The award will be given to the network on June 24, 2011 at ... read more
TORONTO, April 12, 2011 - Salt + Light, a leader in Catholic media, launched today This Side of Eden, a feature-length documentary that presents a poetic, compelling and richly intimate portrait of the Benedictine Monks of Mission, BC, in the day... read more
Toronto, February 25, 2011 - Salt + Light Radio will broadcast its 100th episode on Saturday, February 26. The program, which first aired in January 2009, is part of the media ministry of Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation and is available on ... read more
Toronto, February 14, 2011 - Regis College and Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation will co-sponsor Word of God: Light of Love - A Symposium on "Verbum Domini," the Post Synodal Exhortation on the Word of God on Thursday March 31 and Friday Apri... read more
Ottawa, January 27, 2011 - The Commission for Doctrine of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) released today a pastoral letter to young people on chastity. “Chastity is a very real challenge, particularly for young people in our c... read more
Toronto, January 18, 2011 - Salt + Light, Canada’s Catholic network, is pleased to announce its availability on Optik TV, channel 159. This announcement falls on the heels of the continued growth and demand for a specialty network that is devoted... read more
2010
December 7, 2010 - Salt + Light today begins shipping orders of God’s Doorkeeper, a moving new documentary on the life and legacy of Saint André of Montreal. More than 1,400 copies have been sold during a brief two-month pre-sale period... read more
Montreal, October 27, 2010 - Salt + Light Television, Canada’s Catholic Network, explores the legacy of Brother André Bessette on its flagship program, Catholic Focus, Thursday, October 28th and Saturday, October 30th at 7 and 11 pm ET respective... read more
Montreal October 19, 2010 - On October 19, 1904, through the efforts of Brother André Bessette, CSC, a first Mass was celebrated at the foot of Montreal's Mount Royal. Today, 106 years later, viewers from around the world are invited to join in on... read more
Montreal October 15, 2010 - On the eve of the canonization of Brother André in Rome Oct. 17, Saint Joseph’s Oratory, Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation and the archdioceses of Montreal and Quebec have joined forces to launch a blog entirel... read more
Montreal October 7, 2010 - Salt + Light Television, Canada's Catholic network, offers an important window to the celebrations surrounding the canonization of Brother André, founder of St. Joseph’s Oratory. Those who wish to participate in the c... read more
Montreal September 21, 2010 - Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation, a Canadian-based media initiative and registered charity that arose from World Youth Day 2002, announces that it will launch three media projects directly linked to Brother Andr... read more
September 14, 2010 - From September 16 to 19, Pope Benedict will make his first visit to the United Kingdom. This Apostolic Journey will be highlighted by the beatification of Cardinal John Henry Newman. Salt + Light host Matthew Harrison wi... read more
Toronto June 18, 2010 - Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation announces the addition of Julie Di Lorenzo and Anna Rossetti to its board of directors. Successful entrepreneurs, accomplished community leaders and inspiring mentors, the new mem... read more
Toronto April 15, 2010 - Pope Benedict will make his first international visit of 2010 when he travels to Malta to celebrate the 1950th anniversary of St. Paul’s shipwreck on the island. Salt + Light host Mary Rose Bacani will be joined in stu... read more
Toronto April 14, 2010 - Salt + Light Television, Canada’s Catholic Network, takes a look at the identity of Medicine and the issues that challenge it on the Wednesday, April 21st and Saturday, April 24th episodes of their flagship show, C... read more
Toronto March 26, 2010 - Salt + Light Television, Canada’s national Catholic television network, will air an exclusive interview with Cardinal William J. Levada, Prefect of The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The Congregation f... read more
Toronto March 19, 2010 - Salt + Light Television, Canada’s national Catholic television network, has opened a bureau in Vatican City. The announcement comes on the solemnity of the Feast of St. Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church. The n... read more
TORONTO February 23, 2010 - Salt + Light Television, Canada’s Catholic Network, takes a look at the Fountain of Love and Life ministry on the Wednesday, February 24th and Saturday, February 27th episodes of its flagship show, Catholic Focus, ... read more
2009
TORONTO, December 10, 2009 - There are different positions or ideas people have in trying to understand the Eastern Catholic Churches. Are Eastern Catholics really Roman Catholics of an Eastern Rite? Or are they Orthodox Christians currently in comm... read more
TORONTO, November 13, 2009 - Salt + Light Television, Canada’s Catholic Network, takes a look at First Nations Catholics on the Wednesday, November 18th and Sunday, November 22nd episodes of their flagship show, Catholic Focus. In his address ... read more
MIAMI, November 11, 2009 - Road of Hope: The Spiritual Journey of Cardinal Nguyen Van Thuan was screened at the John Paul II International Film Festival in Miami, a new festival modeled on and inspired by the writings of the late Pope. Produced by... read more
TORONTO, October 14, 2009 - More than 150 business and community leaders from across the country gathered last nightat the Royal Ontario Museumto celebrate and show support for Salt + Light Television, Canada’s national Catholic television ne... read more
TORONTO, August 10, 2009 - The new Salt + Light Documentary, Changing Course, explores what one Catholic school board has done to combat the growing concerns of gang violence and intimidation. These issues are no longer confined to i... read more