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Photo courtesy of Servizio Fotografico of l’Osservatore Romano Cheridan Sanders and Sebastian Gomes receiving communion from Pope Benedict XVI at the Mass celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council and the beginning of the Year of Faith – October 11, 2012 Cheridan Sanders and Sebastian Gomes are the hosts of Salt + Light’s ...read more
Tonight on Inside the Synod we recap the interventions that got the most buzz, Sebastian brings us interviews with Cardinal Kurt Koch and Cardinal Tong Hon, and we bring you the details on Cardinal Wurel’s summary of everything that’s been said so far. ...read more
Archbishop Luis A. Tagle spoke to Catholic News Service about Vatican II and the Year of Faith. ...read more
Our host Alicia Ambrosio brings you a recap of what happened in the synod hall, and from our team in Rome interviews with Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Cardinal George Pell, and Florence De Leyritz from the Catholic board for the Alpha Course. ...read more
Join host Alicia Ambrosio for tonight’s edition of Inside the Synod. ...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
Cardinal Walter Kasper, former President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity told me a few years ago that people do not come to the Vatican to see Pope Benedict XVI, they come to see Peter. As I looked out into St. Peter’s Square from the steps of the Basilica before Mass on Sunday ...read more
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