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Read the full text of Pope Francis' homily for Pentecost Sunday, given in St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican on May 28, 2023. more
Thanks to dialogue with Indigenous peoples, “the Church has acquired a greater awareness of  their sufferings, past and present, due to the expropriation of their lands … as well as the  policies of forced assimilation, promoted by the governmental authorities of the time, intended to eliminate their Indigenous cultures,” according to a “Joint Statement” issued by the Dicastery  for Culture and Education and the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, and published on Thursday. more
Speaking of historical injustices and war crimes in his encyclical Fratelli Tutti, Pope Francis says "it is easy to be tempted to turn the page, to say that all these things happened  long ago and we should look to the future. For God’s sake, no! We can never move  forward without remembering the past; we do not progress without an honest and  unclouded memory." (Fratelli Tutti #249) more
Statement by the CCCB on the “Doctrine of Discovery”
Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops
March 30, 2023
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (“CCCB”) is grateful that the Dicastery for Culture and Education and the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development have issued a Joint Statement addressing the concept of the “Doctrine of Discovery,” more
1. In fidelity to the mandate received from Christ, the Catholic Church strives to promote universal fraternity and respect for the dignity of every human being. 2. For this reason, in the course of history the Popes have condemned acts of violence, oppression, social injustice and slavery, including those committed against Indigenous peoples. more
Salt + Light Media offers our heartfelt thanks to Cardinal Collins for his 26 years of episcopal leadership in the Church. His ministry as Bishop of Saint Paul, as Archbishop of Edmonton and of Toronto, have been marked by a consistent commitment to integrity, truth, and an impassioned proclamation of the Gospel. We are particularly more
On February 11, 2023, Bishop Francis Leo, Auxiliary Bishop of Montreal, was appointed the 14th Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Toronto succeeding Cardinal Thomas Collins who has served as the Archbishop of Toronto since 2007. At Salt + Light Media, we offer the Archbishop-designate our congratulations and prayers as he begins his service to the more
“Mother Teresa: No Greater Love” is an inspiring documentary from the Knights of Columbus on the life of St. Teresa of Kolkata. You can watch the trailer here. Deacon Pedro spoke with Director and Producer David Naglieri on the SLHour in October, 2022. Here’s his interview: If you’re curious about the full podcast episode, you more
We are saddened to hear of the death of Cardinal George Pell, Archbishop emeritus of Sydney, Prefect emeritus of the Secretariat for the Economy, and courageous leader of the Church throughout the world. We are especially grateful for his tireless efforts to increase the integrity and transparency of the Holy See’s financial operations, as an more