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Our Master Control Operator Jonathan Hilsden grew up in Jerusalem. He sat down on the Salt + Light Christmas set and shared with us what it is like to celebrate Christ’s birth in the place where it happened. He also remembers how his family brought their Canadian traditions to Jerusalem. ...read more
Have you ever heard of “King’s Cake”? Associate Producer, Andrew Santos tells us what it is and how it fits into Portuguese-Canadian Christmas traditions. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: Pope Benedict XVI gives his last General Audience before Christmas. The former Bishop of Antigonish makes his court appearance; we tell you what was revealed. Also, an Anglican parish in Calgary crosses the Tiber. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: We bring you details concerning the 2nd miracle of Blessed Kateri. Pope Benedict has a special message for Italian children and our Canadian bishops have a few words to say about the coming Christmas season. Finally, Cuba begins preparations for a papal visit. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: The Pope visits prisoners and finds common ground. Plus, two North American women are on the verge of Sainthood. ...read more
Text of the homily of Archbishop Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Funeral of His Eminence John Cardinal Foley Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul Philadelphia, December 16, 2011 “And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us!” It is the celebration of ...read more
Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York delivered this eloquent homily at the funeral Mass for Cardinal John Foley at Pittsburgh’s Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. He described the late Cardinal as “the voice” who spoke the Eternal Word in everything he did and with his very being. ...read more
Last night, Salt + Light Television inaugurated a special annual tribute that will honour a person who has played an important role in protecting and promoting the dignity and sacredness of human life in Canada. The award, called “Lover of Life”, was presented last night to Mrs. Joanne Verduci of Brampton, Ontario. Mrs. Verduci is ...read more
On Friday, Dec. 16th, Cardinal John Patrick Foley will be laid to rest in his native Philadelphia. Salt + Light will bring you live coverage of the funeral service from Philadelphia’s Cathedral, the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Our coverage of the Funeral Mass begins at 2:00pm ET. Archbishop Edwin O’Brien, Archbishop of Baltimore ...read more
The Canadian Church is becoming increasingly engaged in new media. As the first Canadian priest with a blog, called Waiting in Joyful Hope, Fr. Thomas Dowd started the trend. Now an Auxiliary Bishop in Montreal, Bishop Dowd has extended his online ministry to Facebook and Twitter. In this Witness interview filmed at the 2011 CCCB ...read more