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Christmas urges us to reflect on the Mystery of the Incarnation. In a short video series, Fr. Eric Nicolai, an Opus Dei priest and art expert, helps us reflect on this mystery through religious art from the early Christians to roughly around the 18th century. Despite all the changes in the artistic depictions of the ...read more
This morning, Pope Francis gave his weekly catechesis at the Pope Paul VI hall. It was his first general audience since he returned from his apostolic voyage to Asia last Saturday ...read more
Salt + Light TV presents a nationally televised forum with young Canadians, Cardinal Kevin Farrell and Pope Francis to prepare for the October 2018 Synod of Bishops on Youth. Click here to watch the forum ...read more
“When faith… encounters art, it creates a profound harmony because each can and wishes to speak of God, making the Invisible visible” (Pope Benedict XVI, General Audience, 18 November 2009) Have you ever looked at a work of art (a painting let’s say of a landscape) and, remembering the wonder of creation, be stirred into ...read more
The Holy Father welcomed a delegation of Rabbis at the Vatican on Thursday. They gave him a document titled “Between Jerusalem and Rome”, on relations between Catholics and Jews, and he delivered a short address. Pope Francis also sent a telegram to the Archbishop of Galveston-Houston, Daniel DiNardo, offering his prayers for the victims of ...read more
In his weekly catechesis this Wednesday, the Holy Father reflects on what it means to have a searching heart, a restless heart. It allows Jesus to come in and ignite one’s life. At the end of the General Audience he announced his joint appeal with the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew I on the occasion ...read more
Jesuit and former Vatican spokesperson Fr. Federico Lombardi turned 75 today. As a Catholic communicator, he held positions within Vatican Television, Vatican Radio and, from 2006 to 2016, was the director of the Holy See Press Office. Salt + Television wishes him many blessings on his birthday. Catholic News Service shares the story of a ...read more
In today’s episode, we take a look at the 4 day visit of the Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, to Russia. The Apostolic Nuncio to the Russian Federation, Archbishop Celestino Migliore, talks about the current state of relations between the Catholic and Russian Orthodox Church on Vatican Radio. The official logos for the ...read more
In today’s episode, the Director of the Vatican Observatory and Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno was in the United States for the total solar eclipse. The Vatican released Pope Francis’s message for the 104th World Day of Migrants and Refugees, marked next January 2018. Finally, the Holy Father focused his Angelus address on persevering in times ...read more
Is it too late to offer a Catholic summer playlist? The answer is no. It’s never too late. Besides, the weather has not been nearly hot enough to consider the past month “summer”. Our picnic days are far from being over. So here’s your opportunity to add some wholesome tunes – not boring! – to ...read more