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S+L BLOG: David Naglieri



Several years ago I got in a friendly argument with an acquaintance about a very important topic. We were debating the acting skill of Al Pacino. Not much to debate, you might say? Well, I agree. However, my acquaintance insisted Pacino was overrated and had a tendency to “scream” throughout his films. Maybe it’s just ...read more
The rise of the blogosphere has been one of the top trends influencing the spread of information in our digital age. Blogs have many critics who point to their lack of credibility, tendency to sensationalize and to strip journalism of ethics and due diligence. Many of these concerns are valid, which means it is all ...read more
Last year I wrote and produced the documentary film A Hand of Peace: Pope Pius XII and the Holocaust. While it was a privilege to be able to present the historical truth about Pius’ many efforts to save Jews from Nazi aggression I also regretted the many other accomplishments of his papacy that were left ...read more
I am writing from sunny Arizona where I am currently getting ready to host Salt + Light Television’s exclusive live coverage of the 127th Supreme Convention of the Knights of Columbus. From August 4-6 thousands of Knights from Canada, the USA, and around the world will gather with more than 80 Bishops and Cardinals for ...read more
Few news stories grab the public’s attention in as spellbinding a manner as an aviation tragedy. On July 23, 1983 Canadians breathed a collective sigh of relief as Air Canada Flight 143 just missed going down in history as an aviation disaster. Instead, the story of the Gimli Glider stands as testimony to the importance ...read more
On this day in history (July 7, 1946) the first American Saint was canonized in Rome. Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, known to the world as “Mother Cabrini” left an indelible imprint on the Church in the United States and around the world. As we commemorate the anniversary of her canonization I reflect on just one ...read more