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St. Peter’s Square – October 7, 2012 HOMILY OF POPE BENEDICT XVI OPENING OF THE 13TH ORDINARY GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS ON THE NEW EVANGELIZATION Dear Brother Bishops, Dear brothers and sisters, With this solemn concelebration we open the thirteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the theme The New Evangelization ...read more
Pictured above is our very own Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B., English Language Media Attaché for the Synod of Bishops, along with Salt + Light’s Sebastian Gomes and Charles Le Bourgeois. They are joined by the entire Zenit News Agency team of Foreign Language editors who are based in Rome. This photo was taken immediately following ...read more
Today marks the beginning of our NEW series entitled, “Inside the Synod.” Join Alicia Ambrosio throughout the month of October for daily updates, interviews and reactions from the Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization in Rome. Our first episode airs tonight on our network at 11pm Eastern, 8pm Pacific. Stay tuned to Salt + ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: Pope Benedict makes a pastoral visit to Loreto and we look at the Ukrainian Greek Rite in Canada. Finally, Cheridan Sanders tells us all about The Church Alive. Join us for an exciting and extended Perspectives: The Daily Edition. Airing tonight at 7pm Eastern, 8pm Pacific. ...read more
Photo: Archbishop Richard Smith, President of the CCCB (left) and Archbishop Paul-André Durocher, Vice-President of the CCCB (center) stand and applaud Beatitude Shevchuk at the conclusion of his address at the 2012 Plenary Assembly. On Tuesday morning at the Plenary Assembly of the Canadian Bishops, His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk, Major Archbishop of the Ukrainian Catholic ...read more
His Excellency Most Reverend Pedro López Quintana, Apostolic Nuncio to Canada addressed the Canadian Bishops at their annual Plenary Assembly this evening.  The Nuncio spoke at length about the essence of the New Evangelization, often quoting the Instrumentum Laboris (working document for the Synod on the New Evangelization).  He also touched on the importance of Catholic education in Canada ...read more
Salt + Light Television will be providing live daily coverage of the 2012 Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) Plenary Assembly in Sainte-Adèle, Quebec from September 24-28. The Plenary Assembly brings together Catholic bishops from across Canada — some 80 in number — to review pastoral initiatives, receive annual reports as well as share their ...read more
This past Wednesday, the S+L team was on hand at Saint Paul University in Ottawa to host the fourth national screening of our latest film Across the Divide. And what an event it was! At a cocktail reception before the film, church dignitaries mingled with people from all walks of life, including a Canadian senator, ...read more
Salt + Light Television, in partnership with the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), is pleased to bring you the CCCB’s annual Plenary Assembly from September 24-28. This year, the event is taking place in Sainte-Adèle, Quebec, which is north of Montreal and in the Diocese of Saint-Jérôme. The nearly 80 bishops who are expected ...read more
Has their moment finally come? After this weekend, many Christians in the Middle East must feel their hope renewed. Pope Benedict arrived in Lebanon on Friday, at a time when other foreign leaders might have cancelled their travel plans to the volatile region. Though civil wars and protests still dominate the headlines, the pontiff’s three-day ...read more