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Written by Sr. Nuala Kenny, SC, MD, OC, FRCP Sr. Nuala Kenny is a Sister of Charity of Halifax, Medical Doctor, ethicist and author. See her previous interview with Salt and Light Television.  “For it is not as if we had a high priest who was incapable of  feeling our weakness with us; but we ...read more
A woman reacts as a Stations of the Cross procession in Havana passes by her window March 3, 2012 during preparations for Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Cuba. (CNS photo/stringer via Reuters) ...read more
A Sign of hope and new life in the midst of darkness, despair, violence and death in many of the inner cities of North America! St. Benedict’s: Witnessing A Miracle In Newark The following is a script from “The Resurrection of St. Benedict’s” which aired on March 20, 2016. Scott Pelley is the correspondent. Guy ...read more
A Mexican penitent wear chains during a Holy Week procession through the streets of Taxco, Mexico, April 9, 2009. Hundreds of penitents, bound and flagellating themselves, wound through the labyrinth cobblestone streets of Taxco. (CNS photo/Henry Romero, Reuters) ...read more
The 2016 John M. Kelly Lecture University of St Michael’s College, Toronto St Basil’s Church, 21 March 2016 Laudato si’: Let’s Redefine “Progress” – Cardinal Peter K.A. Turkson Introduction Thank you for the kind invitation to deliver the 2016 Lecture in honour of Basilian Fr. John Kelly, your illustrious President from 1958 to 1978. The ...read more
Other workers watch over Emanuele Roncaccia as he dusts hard-to-reach areas of the baldacchino over the main altar in St. Peter’s Basilica Dec. 18, 2012 at the Vatican. The baldacchino is cleaned by Vatican workmen twice a year, typically before Christmas and Easter, using a mix of ancient and modern techniques. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) ...read more
Said Judas to Mary now what will you do With your ointment so rich and so rare? I’ll pour it all over the feet of the Lord And I’ll wipe it away with my hair, she said, I’ll wipe it away with my hair O Mary, O Mary, O think of the poor, This ointment ...read more
This is a Lenten Reflection that we aired as part of the S+L Magazine in 2004. These couple of days I’ve been thinking about loss and life, growth and God’s Grace, Mercy and Plan, so since it’s Passion Sunday, I thought it would be good to remember these words. This morning my son came into ...read more
At the conclusion of the Solemn Mass for Palm Sunday, Pope Francis led the faithful in the recitation of the Angelus. In brief remarks ahead of the Marian prayer, the Holy Father greeted all those taking part in the ceremony, including those watching and listening by means of television, radio, or other means of communication. ...read more
Pope Francis’ Homily on Palm Sunday in St. Peter’s Square At 9:30 this morning, Pope Francis presided at the solemn liturgical celebration of Palm Sunday and the Passion of the Lord in St. Peter’s Square. At the center of the square, near the obelisk, the Pope blessed the palms and olive branches and at the ...read more