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Mr. René Laprise has been appointed Director of Media Relations for the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops. Mr. Laprise, who has acted as director of communications for the Archdiocese of Gatineau for the past 21 years, is a seasoned professional in Church communications. In 2001 and 2002, he worked for the organizing committee of World ...read more
On Friday, staff at Salt + Light paused for a moment to watch the final cut of God’s Doorkeeper: Saint André of Montreal, one of our latest documentaries. It was quite an experience – beyond words. Thankfully a skilled journalist chronicled the experience. The article below was published in the National Post. Salt + Light ...read more
The Ontario State Council – Knights of Columbus recently presented a cheque for $5,000 to Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation. We are very grateful to Arthur Peters and the Knights all over North America who give so generously of themselves – and financially too. They know that every dollar and every bit of energy ...read more
On Sunday, October 10, 2010, during the opening Mass for the Synod of Bishops for the Middle East, I have to admit that the number 23 was on my mind. I was first introduced to the symbolism of the number some years ago, over lunch with a wonderful pastor from Church of the Virgin Mary, ...read more
On Thursday, the Pontifical Council for Social Communications (PCSC), the group that oversees the Catholic Church’s activities in the world of social communications, concluded a four-day congress assessing the status of print media worldwide.  More than 250 participants from 85 countries were in Rome to exchange experiences and reestablish a collective sense of purpose for ...read more
On Friday, May 14, two Salt + Light team members arrived in Nashville, Tennessee to attend Springfest 2010, a wonderful initiative from within the Archdiocese of Nashville. From the moment we landed to our point of departure, as well as throughout the day-long festival, people treated us like true brothers and sisters. We met people ...read more