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On November 16, 2022, The Canadian office of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) invites everyone to show solidarity with persecuted Christians around the world by participating in Red Wednesday. This global initiative will take place in 16 countries, including Australia, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom. In Montreal, a Mass will be celebrated more
After listening sessions, Canadian bishops write to young people
Nicholas Elbers, Catholic News Service
October 13, 2022
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (CNS) — As parish youth coordinator at St. Matthew’s in Surrey, Eleanor Wong sees firsthand the struggles that young people have with the church, so she’s welcoming a new pastoral letter from Canada’s bishops that tells young people they have unique contributions to make to the church and to the world. The more
As a freelance filmmaker, I recently worked for Salt + Light Media covering the Pope’s trip to Canada. As part of this trip, we were working on the second documentary in a series about reconciliation, what it means for the Church here in Canada, and how it can be brought about.  In advance of the more
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), gathered in Plenary Assembly this week, agreed upon a series of next steps related to the painful legacy of residential schools. This work builds on previous commitments to promote access to records, educate clergy on Indigenous cultures and spirituality, and contribute $30 million to healing and reconciliation initiatives more
On August 27th, Pope Francis will hold a consistory for the creation of new cardinals. Watch the event LIVE on Salt + Light TV! Saturday, August 27, 2022 at 10 am ET / 7 am PT. WHAT IS A CONSISTORY? A consistory is an official meeting of all or some of the cardinals, called by more
Syrian bishop: Aleppo facing ‘bombardment’ of poverty
Doreen Abi Raad, Catholic News Service
August 16, 2022
BEIRUT (CNS) — Aleppo, besieged and destroyed in Syria’s war, is calm now, but 11 years of war and the accompanying economic sanctions have left the city impoverished. “We don’t have any direct violence, armed groups or bombardments on or around the city since the end of 2017,” Chaldean Catholic Bishop Antoine Audo of Aleppo more