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Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the Archdiocese for the U.S. Military Services, washes the feet Holy Thursday of a U.S. soldier serving in Afghanistan at Shindand Air Base, located in Herat province. Archbishop Broglio made his pastoral visit to Afghanistan April 15-21, 2014. (CNS photo/courtesy of the Archdiocese for the U.S. Military Services) ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis sets the date for several canonizations including Mother Teresa’s as well as Blessed Stanislaus Papczynski, Blessed Mary Elizabeth Hesselblad, Blessed Jose Gabriel Brochero and Blessed Jose Sanchez del Rio. Also, delegates from across the Americas gather in Uruguay for missionary symposium. ...read more
During our pilgrimage in the Holy Land, Salt and Light went to the place which commemorates the Last Supper, where the disciples shared their last meal together before Christ’s Passion. This place is also called Coenaculum or “Cenacle”. The disciples probably had the habit of sharing a meal together and gather for special Jewish feasts. ...read more
Cardinal Peter Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and Archbishop emeritus of Cape Coast (Ghana),  will deliver this year’s John M. Kelly Lecture in Theology entitled Laudato Si’: Let’s Redefine” Progress,” on Monday, March 21, in St. Basil’s Parish at 7 p.m. While in Toronto, Cardinal Turkson will also celebrate the ...read more
Worshippers attend the Easter Vigil at Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral in Los Angeles March 30, 2013. One of the oldest of Christian celebrations, the vigil consists of lighting of the new fire and paschal candle and the baptism and initiation of people entering the church. (CNS photo/Victor Aleman, Vida Nueva) ...read more
The first episode of "Door of Mercy" brings you to New York City. The Archdiocese of New York has designated 5 churches with Doors of Mercy. ...read more
A woman and girl take part in a procession through the streets of Ayacucho, Peru, during Holy Week celebrations April 3, 2012. (CNS photo/Oscar Durand) ...read more
During our fifth day in the Holy Land, on our way to Jerusalem, we stopped by to Mount Tabor (or Mount Hermon), the place where the Transfiguration of Jesus occurred.  The mountain is mentioned for the first time in the Bible in the Book of Joshua (19:22) and now houses a three-aisled basilica, built on the design ...read more
It’s Solidarity Sunday across Canada! To remind us of the Lenten call to action on behalf of justice watch this episode of Catholic Focus with Emilie Callan on creating a climate of change with Development and Peace animator Luke Stocking. ...read more
S+L Producers and Hosts Alicia Ambrosio and Sebastian Gomes reflect on the night Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio was elected Pope Francis, the 265th successor of Peter and the “Servant to the Servants of God”.  From the entire staff of S+L, thank you Pope Francis for your courageous and prophetic ministry!  We want you to know that ...read more