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Tonight on Perspectives: Talks between the Vatican and Society of Pius X might not be going as well as hoped and the faithful commemorate All Souls’ Day around the world. ...read more
One of the Church’s best messengers, Fr. Robert Barron was recently invited to Toronto to deliver the 2011 John M. Kelly Lecture in Theology. The lecture, sponsored by the University of St. Michael’s College, took place in St. Basil’s Church. Fr. Barron’s insightful talk is now streaming online. Fr. Barron is widely known as an ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: Leaders of different faiths gather in Assisi to pray for peace and justice. Plus, we take a look at what’s happening across the country. ...read more
Twenty-five years ago, John Paul II joined leaders of other world religions for a historic encounter in Assisi, Italy. Tomorrow, his successor makes his own journey to the town of St. Francis for the “Day of Reflection, Dialogue and Prayer for Peace and Justice”. Benedict XVI typically travels by plane, but tomorrow he will be ...read more
In the video above, Msgr. Patrick Powers shares what we can expect on the final day of the Canadian bishops’ annual gathering in Cornwall, Ontario. Two of the events he describes will be televised live on S+L and streaming on the CCCB Plenary Assembly section of our website. First, the bishops will celebrate Morning Prayer ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: On day four of the CCCB Plenary Assembly, the Archbishop of Halifax says there is more work to be done to address the sex abuse crisis. ...read more
On Wednesday, the Canadian bishops addressed one of the more controversial topics of the CCCB Plenary Assembly: the ongoing process of renewal of Development and Peace (CCODP). According to Bishop Fred Henry of Calgary, the bishops are continuing to revision Development and Peace in light of Benedict XVI’s social encyclical Caritas in Veritate. The reform ...read more
Reporting for S+L, I enjoy a unique vantage point of the subjects we cover. Only once did I feel uncomfortably close to the story. It was during my last assignment in Rome that I met journalist Matt Baglio, who had just released a book titled “The Rite”. Baglio documents his experiences accompanying a priest who ...read more
“Take your shoes off and leave them here. Proceed through this door. Leave your clothes, all your clothes in one of these shelves. Go through the shower. Wash well. On the other side you will find clean socks and coveralls. I’ll meet you on the other side.” With those words Wally, our faithful cameraman and ...read more