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On Friday, April 8, 2016, the release date of Pope Francis’ newest Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love), Fr. Thomas Rosica spoke with CBS This Morning from Rome about what the release of the document means for Catholics around the world. ...read more
Salt + Light presents a Perspectives Daily Special on Amoris Laetitia. Watch the full press conference of the “Amoris Laetitia” release today at 1 pm ET/10 am PT only on Salt + Light. Watch the Press Conference below: ...read more
Having served at both Synods of 2014 and 2015 in an official capacity, the Apostolic Exhortation is a very comprehensive, accurate portrait of what both intense Synods discussed and studied.  The exhortation is striking for its breadth and detail. Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love) is a rich, bold, courageous pastoral document that reflects the ...read more
On Friday, April 8, 2016 Pope Francis released his Apostolic Exhortation on the family titled “Amoris Laetitia” (The Joy of Love.) Below find a summary of the document, along with a link to download the full text of the exhortation, Summary of Amoris Laetitia: On Love in the Family It is not by chance that Amoris ...read more
Referring to the night of the Easter Vigil, in the Easter Proclamation (the Exsutet) we pray that “This is the night, when once you led our forebears, Israel’s children, from slavery in Egypt.” The Easter Proclamation also says that “This is the night, when Christ broke the prison-bars of death and rose victorious from the ...read more
Watch the Press Conference LIVE on Friday, April 8th 2016 at 5:30am ET. Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation on the family will be published on April 8th 2016. It is called, “Amoris Laetitia” latin for “The Joy of Love”. ...read more
Living in Hollywood, I’ve seen a number of aspiring actors come and go over the nine years I’ve lived here. Many were zealous Catholics wanting to make a difference in our media culture. Surviving here is difficult though, and many find themselves in the unfortunate state of artistic purgatory – a prolonged time of limbo ...read more
I have many memories of April 2, 2005, when St. John Paul II died after a lengthy illness and much suffering. I remember the succession of news reports the evening before his death,  people praying in St. Peter’s Square and the shared sense of concern and sadness that most people felt; this was not limited just ...read more
Today on Perspectives: Pope Francis unveils two ways to act out mercy. Also, it seems talks continue in attempt to reach full communion between Rome and the Society of St. Pius X, and China bids farewell to a 96 year old bishop who spent 23 years in jail. ...read more
Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Francis. For April 2016, we join the Holy Father in praying for: Small Farmers – That small farmers may receive a just reward for their precious labor.  African Christians – That Christians in Africa may give witness to love and faith in Jesus Christ amid political-religious conflicts. ...read more