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What are the highlights of 2015? What stands out most in your memory? It’s time to gather this year’s Year-In-Review Panel and look at the Church in 2015. Join Deacon Pedro and producers, Sebastian Gomes, Alicia Ambrosio and Gabriel Chow as they remember and comment on the highlights of 2015. Visit us on Facebook or ...read more
In this Advent series, Deacon Pedro learns from Judaism as he prepares for the coming of the Messiah. In the fourth and last week, Deacon Pedro and Rabbi Aaron Flanzraich look at where words, signs, symbols and light lead us and at the meaning of Messiah in Judaism. ...read more
In this Advent series, Deacon Pedro learns from Judaism as he prepares for the coming of the Messiah. Light is significant in all faith traditions. In the third week, Deacon Pedro and Rabbi Aaron Flanzraich look at the meaning of light in Judaism. ...read more
This year marks 50 years since the end of the Second Vatican Council and the promulgation of several key documents that shaped the church. There is one document, not part of the official canon of Vatican II documents, that shaped the church just as much yet has been almost forgotten. It is called the Catacombs ...read more
As part of my documentary about women in the Church, this week I followed Sr. Helen Prejean as she she worked to save the life of Richard Glossip, a man on death row in Oklahoma. The week began on a grim note. Richard’s execution was only a few days away and there seemed to be no ...read more
This Sunday, Salt + Light TV will broadcast a feature presentation of Media Apostle: The Father James Alberione Story. As a young man, James Alberione was kicked out of the seminary–in part because of his misuse of media–but he turned himself around and went on to found a worldwide Catholic media empire and the Pauline Family—10 ...read more
A household name for many, the Knights of Columbus have grown into the world’s largest lay Catholic organization. But, surprisingly, there’s still a lot of mystery that surrounds these noble men. In light of the upcoming Supreme Convention, we thought you might want to find out why the Knights remain the ‘Strong Arm of the Church’. ...read more
It often happens that Fr. Tom Rosica will pile us all into a van and take us on a ‘road trip’, of sorts. This time it was just a jaunt across the border into Buffalo for this year’s Catholic Press Association Convention. The Convention was an opportunity to refine and update our skills, and meet ...read more
Pope Paul VI and Cardinal Karol Wojtyla meet at the Vatican. Paul VI, who served in Poland during his early priesthood, held the future Pope John Paul II in high regard. (CNS file photo) No doubt you’ve seen those cheesy beer ads about ‘the most interesting man in the world’. For the record, Pope John ...read more
It is not unheard of for non-Catholics to visit Catholic churches and shrines. It is less common to have non-Catholics visit those sites, pray alongside the faithful and claim to have received graces through the experience. Sri Lanka’s Madhu Shrine is such a site, and it had a profound effect on Pope Francis. The shrine ...read more