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  I think I may have experienced a minor miracle this week.  I was in the middle of a shoot when I got the call from our Director of Programming. It was an opportunity to cover the story of a death row inmate in Oklahoma City whose life Sister Helen Prejean (of Dead Man Walking ) was campaigning ...read more
When my wife and I got married we received many gifts. A group of my mom’s friends gave us what we thought was a pious, if not most unusual gift: a crucifix. With it was a card that read, “every time you gaze on this cross, remember that this is how you must love each ...read more
The remains of Aylan Kurdi, a 2-year-old from Syria, were laid to rest today in the same village that he and his family were trying to escape. Seeing a helpless child lose his life while trying to gain freedom is never easy to witness. As a result, there has been no shortage of media coverage ...read more
El Papa Francisco participo en una audencia vitual con los Americanos sobre todos los Estados Unidos en un evento organizado exclusivo por ABC News. Abajo puede encontrar la transmitacion en Español. ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos Salt + Light proporcionara cobertura completa en vivo del viaje de Papa Francisco a los Estados Unidos. Mantenganse al tanto. ...read more
Pope Francis participated in a virtual audience with Americans from across the country during an event hosted exclusively with ABC News. See below for the full English broadcast. ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos Salt + Light will provide live coverage of the Papal Visit to the United States. Stay tuned. ...read more
Here’s what’s been going on in the Canadian Catholic Church this past week: In Peterborough, Ontario the Diocese is set to finish paying off its crippling debt. Here’s how they did it. In Lumsden, Saskatchewan, however, St. Michael’s Retreat Centre had to say goodbye to the Franciscan brothers and priests who have run the centre ...read more
With 18 days to go before his plane touches down on U.S. soil, the U.S. media is focusing on the places the pope will visit in their country, how to get tickets and where to buy pope memorabilia. At the same time a much different church is quietly preparing to welcome Pope Francis to Cuba. ...read more
Dr. Carolyn Woo, the CEO and President of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), was one of five presenters invited by the Vatican to speak at the June 18, 2015 press conference launching Laudato Si, Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment. Drawing on her 14 years as dean of the Mendoza School of Business at the University ...read more
The highly anticipated teaching document of Pope Francis on ecology has arrived. How does it build on the teachings of Popes John Paul II and Benedict the XVI? What does it say about climate change? What does it say about poverty and those most affected by ecological destruction around the world? Join host Sebastian Gomes ...read more
Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Francis. For September 2015, we join the Holy Father in praying for: Opportunities for the Young – That opportunities for education and employment may increase for all young people. Catechists – That catechists may give witness by living in a way consistent with the faith they proclaim. Daily ...read more