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Salt + Light Television Wins a 2014 Gabriel Award
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 Alive is a fast-paced and segmented television show hosted by Salt + Light producers Cheridan Sanders and Sebastian Gomes. The goal of this program is to inspire people and dialogue about faith, to share stories of the New Evangelization and to highlight the rich tradition of Catholicism.
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New Salt + Light Film tells the stories of Christians in the Holy Land
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 group of journalists took part in a study tour to the Holy Land. With them, Deacon Pedro Guevara-Mann travelled through Jordan, Palestine and Israel meeting Christians and learning about the work they do.
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Book Launch and Signing to Celebrate the Life of John Paul II
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 book launch and signing is being hosted to promote the book John Paul II: A Saint for Canada written by Father Thomas Rosica, CSB. Copies of the book are available for purchase on the Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation web site.
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Salt + Light Television Partners with LIFT Salon & Spa
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 Cheridan Sanders.
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Salt + Light Television to broadcast the Canonizations of John Paul II and John XXIII
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.
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Salt + Light to Broadcast World Television Premiere of its New Documentary The Francis Effect
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 won the hearts of the people. With characteristic humility, simplicity and proximity to the poor, Francis has initiated a fundamental reform of the Roman Curia, challenged a “globalization of indifference,” and become the most talked about person in the world. ...
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SALT + LIGHT TO BROADCAST FRANCIS: THE POPE FROM THE NEW WORLD
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 of Sunday, Nov. 24, at 9:30 p.m. and at 1:30 a.m. ET / 6:30 p.m. and at 10:30 p.m. PT. The documentary will also air on the network on Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT. Canadians who don't receive the specialty network on their cable or satellite TV packages will also be able to tune into the broadcasts at saltandlighttv.org.

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SALT + LIGHT TO PROVIDE LIVE COVERAGE OF THE CCCB 2013 PLENARY ASSEMBLY
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, the Plenary brings together Catholic bishops from across Canada. They will gather to review pastoral initiatives, receive annual reports as well as share their experiences and insights on the life of the Church and society...
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SALT + LIGHT TO AIR LIVE COVERAGE OF WORLD YOUTH DAY RIO 2013
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 will make his return to South America for World Youth Day Rio 2013. Originally conceived by Pope John Paul II in 1985, the weeklong international Catholic youth festival has attracted millions from around the globe since it’s inception.... [read more]

Salt + Light Television is now available on Shaw Direct Satellite across Canada
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 television network. For the first time, Salt + Light Television is available across all of Canada to Shaw Direct subscribers... [read more]

Cogeco Subscribers to Undergo Changes In Service
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 article 26 of the CRTC's Consolidated Broadcasting Distribution Regulations, all single point-of-view... [read more]

Salt + Light to broadcast live coverage of events of the first days of the pontificate of Pope Francis
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, Salt + Light will air the Pope's first mass live. On Sunday March 17, Pope Francis... [read more]

Salt + Light to broadcast events surrounding the Conclave and the announcement of the new pope
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 before they enter the conclave. S+L will also broadcast the procession of cardinals into the Sistine Chapel. Finally, tune into the Live... [read more]

Vision TV to air award winning Salt + Light documentary films in the months of March and April
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 March 4 at 10pm ET / 7pm PT. It paints the vivid picture of a brave young native... [read more]

Salt + Light to share direct live feed from the Vatican for events related to the Papal Succession
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 possible... [read more]

Salt + Light announces the cross-Canada premiere screenings of the documentary film "A New Leaf"
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 about it? And how was the world trying to help? Dmytrenko witnessed the efforts... [read more]

Salt + Light to provide live coverage from the Vatican following the resignation of his holiness Pope Benedict XVI
TORONTO, February 11, 2013 – Following the resignation of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI, Salt + Light Television will provide extensive live coverage of events in Rome, in addition to daily coverage and programming from their broadcast centre in Toronto. Beginning with live coverage of the events immediately following... [read more]

Salt + Light announces the premiere screenings and broadcast debut of the documentary film A New Leaf
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 Canada and the world broadcast premiere will air exclusively on... [read more]

Salt + Light announces the debut of new television series, Vatican connections
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 Catholic Church. As host, Salt + Light's Alicia Ambrosio brings her... [read more]

Salt + Light is proud to promote the release of the International Eucharistic Congress 2012 DVD
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 bringing together Catholics from all over the globe... [read more]

Salt + Light presents Venite Adoremus 2012 featuring The Priests LIVE online from Koerner Hall
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 Hall, TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning in downtown Toronto. The event will also be streamed live saltandlighttv.org/christmasconcert/live... [read more]

Salt + Light Presents Venite Adoremus 2012 Christmas Concert featuring The Priests
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 Performance and Learning in downtown Toronto, the concert will mark the beginning of Salt + Light's tenth year. The headlining act will be the internationally acclaimed singing group The Priests.... [read more]

Salt + Light Television to air live coverage of the canonization of Kateri Tekakwitha and the six new saints
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 people around the world to live the Christian virtue of holiness and purity. Written... [read more]

Salt + Light to provide coverage of the Ordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization from the Vatican
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 appointed English Language Press Secretary for the Synod, and will be providing daily press briefings on the Synod from the Vatican.... [read more]

Salt + Light to air live coverage of the 2012 Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops Plenary Assembly
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 bishops from across Canada, some 80 in number, to review pastoral initiatives... [read more]

Salt + Light to provide Live Coverage of Pope Benedict XVI's Apostolic Visit to Lebanon
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 the 2010 Synod of Bishops on the Middle East. This will be his first trip to the region since... [read more]

Salt + Light to host Toronto and Ottawa premiere screenings of the Documentary feature Across the Divide
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 of the students and the religious brothers who administer the school... [read more]

Salt + Light to provide live coverage of the 130th annual Supreme Convention of the Knights of Columbus from Anaheim, California
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 from August 7th – 9th in Anaheim, California. Salt and Light is the exclusive Canadian broadcaster of the convention... [read more]

Salt + Light releases Consistory 2012, Celebrating Thomas Cardinal Collins, Archbishop of Toronto
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, Archbishop Thomas Collins of Toronto became the 16th Cardinal in the history of the Canadian Church.  As a new Cardinal, he not only represents the Archdiocese of Toronto, but all of Canada... [read more]

Salt + Light launches mobile app
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 offers hope-filled and faith-based content over six media platforms including television, film, radio, web, print and now smart phones... [read more]

Salt + Light to premiere Across the Divide this Sunday
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 focus on the students of Bethlehem University, the only Catholic University in the Palestinian Territories. [read more]

Salt + Light's coverage of the 2012 International Eucharistic Congress (broadcast schedule included).
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 organizers to be an official broadcaster, providing in depth and live coverage in English and highlights in both French and Cantonese. [read more]

Salt + Light to hold premiere of Across The Divide in Vancouver, June 3,2012
TORONTO, May 9, 2012 - Salt + Light, the Canadian documentary film producer and television network, will hold the global premiere of its most recent production, Across the Divide, in Vancouver, British Columbia on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 7 pm. The premiere, which is co-presented by the Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA)... [read more]

Live coverage of Pope Benedict's trip to Mexico and Cuba
TORONTO, March 20, 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 this month. Coverage and commentary of the Holy Father's trip will begin on March 23rd... [read more]

Cardinal Collins Mass of Thanksgiving, LIVE
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 Cardinal Collins' recent elevation to the College of Cardinals of the Catholic Church... [read more]

Consistory Coverage
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's 16th cardinal. Coverage will include live and rebroadcasts of the consistory for new Cardinals, Mass with new Cardinals, and a special mass celebrated by Cardinal-designate Thomas Collins from the Vatican Crypt... [read more]

New Salt + Light documentary, Across the Divide, explores antidotes for anger and violence in the Holy Land
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 North America, Across the Divide is a compelling new documentary that offers viewers a glimpse of hope for the plight of Christians in the Holy Land.

The 60-minute documentary sheds light into the lives of students and faculty at Bethlehem University... [read more]

Salt + Light launches Cantonese version of Perspectives
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 five minute program will be filmed in Toronto by a mixture of staff and volunteers closely associated with the foundation’s Chinese ministry. Like its English and French counterparts, the Chinese program will provide Cantonese-speaking audiences with information on the universal Church as well as insights into accomplishments and developments from local Churches – predominantly at first from among the Canadian population... [read more]

Salt + Light announces production of documentary on soon-to-be Saint Kateri Tekakwitha
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 filmed in various locations across Canada and the United States. It will be released at the time of her canonization in the fall of 2012. “Kateri is a great role model, source of pride, inspiration and strength for many people throughout the world,” said Father Thomas Rosica, CSB, CEO of Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation. “The story of this young native woman is as relevant today as it was in her time. We need holy, courageous role models like Kateri who truly embody what the first evangelization and the new evangelization are all about”... [read more]

Salt + Light Showcases Canada’s Newest Seminary
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-hour documentary that celebrates the construction of the new St. Joseph Seminary. It is the first seminary campus built in Canada since the 1950s, when the previous version of St. Joseph’s was completed... [read more]

Salt + Light launches WYDCentral.org, new permanent website for all things World Youth Day
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 of information on World Youth Day and will be an information hub for pilgrims and interested persons throughout the world... [read more]

Salt + Light earns 2011 Gabriel Award for Religious Television Station of the Year
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 the 2011 Gabriel Awards, an annual celebration that honours excellence in film, television, radio and other communication... [read more]

Life of British Columbia monks explored in new Salt + Light documentary "This Side of Eden"
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 days of Holy Week and the Easter Triduum. The documentary acts as a powerful portal into the world and rule of... [read more]

Salt + Light Radio celebrates milestone 100th episode
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 the Catholic Channel, Sirius Satellite Radio 159 and XM Radio 117 (10pm ET). Former Cardinal Archbishop... [read more]

Word of God: Light of Love - A Symposium on "Verbum Domini”
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 April 1, 2011. The symposium, which is offered at no cost, will be conducted at Regis College, the Jesuit School of Theology in the University of Toronto... [read more]

CCCB: Living Chastity Today
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 country today. We want to encourage those young people who are struggling to live a life of chastity that their... [read more]

Salt + Light now available on TELUS OPTIK TV
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 to spreading stories of hope, social justice and charity through modern media. “We are excited to be working... [read more]

Brother Andre documentary – now available
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, making it the most successful DVD launch for Salt + Light since its founding in 2003. “We’re accustomed to making... [read more]

New episode of Catholic Focus remembers Brother André
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 respectively. Host Mary Rose Bacani discovers the heart-warming stories of pilgrims who travel to Saint Joseph’s Oratory from all over... [read more]

Salt + Light launches daily French mass from St. Joseph’s Oratory
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 the celebration of French daily Mass from St. Joseph's Oratory thanks to two daily broadcasts on Salt + Light Television... [read more]

A FRIEND. A BROTHER. A SAINT. A BLOG. Canadian Catholic organizations join forces
to launch a unique blog for the canonization of Br. André

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 entirely dedicated to the first Canadian-born male saint. The bilingual blog, located at saltandlighttv.org/blog/brotherandre, will... [read more]

Salt + Light Television broadcasts historical events of Brother André canonization
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 celebrations from the Vatican and Montreal will have an opportunity to do so with coverage which includes... [read more]

Salt + Light celebrates canonization of Brother André with new documentaries
and launch of daily Mass from St. Joseph’s Oratory

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 André, the Canadian hero who will be proclaimed a saint by Pope Benedict XVI on October 17 at the Vatican... [read more  |  fact sheet]

Salt + Light Television Features Full Coverage of Pope Benedict's
Apostolic Journey to the UK

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 will be joined in studio by Fr. Derek Cross, CO. Fr. Cross is a priest with the Toronto Oratory. The Oratorians are a congregation... [read more]

Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation expands board
of directors with addition of Julie Di Lorenzo and Anna Rossetti

June 18, 2010, (Toronto) – 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 members have joined a current board comprising... [read more]

Salt + Light Television to Feature Full Coverage of
Pope Benedict’s Apostolic Journey to Malta

April 15, 2010 (Toronto) – 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 studio by Fr. Chris Cauchi, a Maltese priest from the Archdiocese of... [read more]

Euthanizing Medicine
April 14, 2010 (Toronto) – 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, Catholic Focus. The euthanasia (or the “right to die with... [read more]

Exclusive Interview with Cardinal Levada on Salt + Light Television
March 26, 2010 (Toronto) – 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 for the Doctrine of the Faith is one of the most important departments of the Vatican that deals with matters of faith, doctrine, theology and the... [read more]

Salt + Light Television opens Rome bureau
March 19, 2010 (Toronto) – 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 new bureau is the result of a joint effort between various non-profit media organizations that cover news from the Vatican, including Catholic News... [read more]

Catholic Focus explores Fountain of Love and Life,
a Canadian-produced program with a global following

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, which airs at 7 and 11 pm ET. In his letter to the faithful of the Catholic Church in China, Pope Benedict XVI writes: "'Duc in altum' (Lk 5:4)... [read more]

The Light of The East: Understanding The Eastern Catholic Churches, Part 1
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 communion with Rome? Or is their primary purpose to unite the East and the West? Who or what are the Eastern... [read more]

First Nations Catholics
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 to the native peoples in Canada in 1984, Pope John Paul II said: “…The Gospel does not destroy what is best in you... [read more]

Road of Hope
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 Salt + Light Television, the movie helped to close the week-long festival in front of an international audience that included the... [read more]

An Evening at the Dead Sea
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 network. The event raised $1.9 million in support of the charitable organization. Highlights from the evening included a donation of $1 million ... [read more]

Changing Course
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 inner-city schools and have increasingly infected suburban neighbourhoods. The documentary, written and directed by... [read more]

Media Releases - Archive


The leadership of Salt + Light Television is available for interviews and commentary on a variety of topics. Media are invited to consider:
Father Thomas Rosica, CBS – CEO, Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation
Alicia Ambrosio - Salt + Light Producer (English / Italian)
Kris Dmytrenko - Salt + Light Producer
Pedro Guevara-Mann - Salt + Light Producer (English / Spanish)

To arrange an interview or for more information, please contact:
Joshua Lanzarini / Noel Ocol
Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation
Phone: (416) 971-5353, ext. 231
Toll free 1-888-302-7181
Fax: (416) 971-6733
E-mail: communications@saltandlighttv.org

 
 
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