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Fr. Thomas Rosica, Cardinal-Designate Luis Antonio Tagle, Archbishop of Manila, and Salt and Light’s Sebastian Gomes at the Synod on the New Evangelization shortly after Tagle was named Cardinal by Pope Benedict XVI at his General Audience on October 24, 2012.  To see more of the new Cardinal-to-be, view our special WITNESS interview with him ...read more
Earlier today, Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement recognizing the canonization of St. Kateri Tekakwitha. Published below is a copy of his text.  “Today in Vatican City, Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha was declared a Saint by Pope Benedict XVI, making her North America’s first Aboriginal Saint. “Saint Kateri – also known as ‘Lily of ...read more
The time has come for the premiere of our latest documentary! Here’s some background information on St. Kateri Tekakwitha (on whom this documentary is centred). For 350 years, a young Christian Mohawk woman has been interceding for and inspiring natives and non-natives around the world. Written accounts from Jesuit missionaries in the late 17th century ...read more
Archbishop Luis A. Tagle spoke to Catholic News Service about Vatican II and the Year of Faith. ...read more
Lisa Charleyboy and John Copegog during the filming of reenactments for In Her Footsteps. by Gillian Kantor “Catherine Tekakwitha is the name of the sainted young woman, who I am going to write about. She is today so renowned in New France because of the extraordinary marvels that God has performed and continues to perform ...read more
Join host Alicia Ambrosio for tonight’s edition of Inside the Synod. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: It’s October 11 and we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the 2nd Vatican Council. We bring you complete highlights from today’s celebrations in Rome. All that and more coming up tonight on Perspectives: The Daily Edition. 7 and 11pm ET. ...read more
St. Peter’s Square – October 11, 2012 Below is Pope Benedict’s Homily from the inaugral mass for the Year of Faith and celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council. Dear Brother Bishops, Dear brothers and sisters! Today, fifty years from the opening of the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council, we begin with great ...read more
Vatican Radio – At the conclusion of the Mass to celebrate the anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council, the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople addressed Pope Benedict XVI and the Bishops and Faithful gathered in St. Peter’s Square. In his remarks, Patriarch Bartholomew – the “primus inter pares”, the “first among ...read more
Castel Gandolfo, on the Feast of Saint Eusebius, Bishop of Vercelli – August 2, 2012 Benedictus PP. XVI Source: http://www.osservatoreromano.va/ Fifty years ago, on October 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII opened the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council in St Peter’s Basilica It was a splendid day on 11 October 1962 when the Second Vatican Council opened with the ...read more