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In the latest episode of Witness, Fr. Thomas Rosica interviews one of America’s great religious leaders, Cardinal Francis George, OMI, Archbishop of Chicago. During his tenure as President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Cardinal George earned the reputation of thinker-in-chief. A philosopher, theologian, and pastor with a great missionary spirit, Cardinal George ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: Pope Benedict closes his series on the psalms with a look at “the Royal Psalm”, Psalm 110. The peace and tranquility of Sainte-Marie among the Hurons — an important site in Canadian and Church history — is threatened by a new neighbour. Plus, in Baltimore, the U.S. bishops hold their annual meeting ...read more
On Nov. 18, Pope Benedict makes his 22nd Apostolic Voyage. He travels to the country of Benin to present bishops with a special letter about the Church in Africa. Join our host Alicia Ambrosio and guest Fr. Stan Chu Ilo, who will lead us step-by-step through the Pope’s entire visit. Fr. Stan Chu Ilo will offer ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: A historic legal case opens before a provincial court. Also, faith met real life in Montreal this past weekend. Members of our Salt + Light team were on hand to share their stories. Finally, Fr. Pawel Ratajczak joins us in studio to talk about John Michael Talbot’s latest concert. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: John Paul II has a new, permanent presence in Canada — we tell you where. Plus, our current Pope sounds a new warning on stem-cell research, and Catholics and Anglicans celebrate a major milestone in Montreal. ...read more
The content of Caravaggio’s art was often explicitly Catholic, but what about his beliefs, or his lifestyle? The controversial artist was recently featured in a rare exhibition in Canada, so S+L’s Jenna Murphy took a trip to Ottawa to see his works in person. Jenna reveals what she learned in a recent episode of Catholic ...read more
Pedro delves into the world of Catholic publishing with Joseph Sinasac, Publishing Director of Novalis, and Suzanne Spino, President of Bayard Canada. We learn the difference between big “C” Catholic publishing and little “c” catholic publishing. We also venture out onto the streets of Vancouver to find out what people are reading. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: Pope Benedict may be making a trans-Atlantic voyage next year — we’ll tell you where he may be heading. We also preview next week’s papal visit to Benin and take a look at events happening across Canada. ...read more
On Monday, we told you that a Salt + Light DVD landed on the desk of Pope Benedict. It was a surprise to us, though maybe it shouldn’t have been. The person who gave the documentary to the Pope was Archbishop Richard Smith, and its subject was the newly built seminary in his archdiocese. The ...read more
Vatican City is a city and sovereign nation just like any other in many respects, but with some notable differences. In our latest Catholic Focus, host Alicia Ambrosio takes you behind the walls to see how Vatican City protects its citizens, communicates with the world, keeps its buildings and furnishings in top shape, and reaches ...read more