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On Wednesday, October 25, the Salt + Light Media original documentary Walking Together was awarded the Prix Excellence (Award of Excellence) from AMéCO, the Montreal-based Catholic and Ecumenical Media Association. ...read more
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The Canadian Council of Churches at 80 | One Body
Sr. Donna Geernaert, SC
August 24, 2023
In 2024, The Canadian Council of Churches (CCC) celebrates the 80th anniversary of its founding. ...read more
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The Holy Father’s Apostolic Visit to Canada: Looking Back One Year Later
Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops
July 26, 2023
Press Release: Today, we remember that a year ago, His Holiness Pope Francis came to Canada to undertake a “penitential pilgrimage.” ...read more
The Old Testament reading for this Sunday seems to be a series of non sequiturs, or sentences cobbled together like the collection of Proverbs. The “Servant of the Lord” goes from a teacher, to a listening and obedient student, to a victim of horrendous torture. ...read more
Thanks to dialogue with Indigenous peoples, “the Church has acquired a greater awareness of  their sufferings, past and present, due to the expropriation of their lands … as well as the  policies of forced assimilation, promoted by the governmental authorities of the time, intended to eliminate their Indigenous cultures,” according to a “Joint Statement” issued by the Dicastery  for Culture and Education and the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, and published on Thursday.   ...read more
Speaking of historical injustices and war crimes in his encyclical Fratelli Tutti, Pope Francis says "it is easy to be tempted to turn the page, to say that all these things happened  long ago and we should look to the future. For God’s sake, no! We can never move  forward without remembering the past; we do not progress without an honest and  unclouded memory." (Fratelli Tutti #249)  ...read more