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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
During his recent trip to Montreal, Salt + Light asked Bishop William Shomali of Jerusalem about the position Christian leaders in the Holy Land are taking with regard to Palestine’s bid for statehood. Watch the video above for his full answer. In a second video below (past the jump), we ask the bishop what the ...read more
On November 5, the University of St. Michael’s College held a convocation for the Faculty of Theology. Held in the historic St. Basil’s Church on the University of Toronto campus, the faculty honored three distinguished Catholics for their contributions to the Church and society: Most Reverend Anthony Tonnos, retired Bishop of Hamilton, Dr. Eric McLuhan, ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: Benedict XVI had a meeting with Canadian bishops today. Find out who was there and what special gifts they gave the Pope. Plus, a Vatican conference is asking why new vocations to the priesthood are decreasing in some dioceses, while booming in others. We tell you what they’re learning. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: The Holy Father presides over a solemn liturgy for cardinals and bishops who have died in the course of the year and we introduce you to the world of creche. ...read more
2011 featured numerous high-profile appointments by Pope Benedict. But none, arguably, were as buzzed-about as the new head of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, a historic see that has been rocked by the abuse crisis. The Pope chose Archbishop Charles Chaput, who, as the former Archbishop of Denver, had already gained international exposure for his eloquent ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: Talks between the Vatican and Society of Pius X might not be going as well as hoped and the faithful commemorate All Souls’ Day around the world. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: Find out which Canadians are visiting the Vatican this month. Plus, there’s good news for Canadians living on the east coast. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: The Occupy movement has spread well beyond Wall Street and now Vancouver’s Cathedral is being targeted. Also, the head of the Catholic Church in Ukraine says that Soviet-era justice is putting the innocent behind bars. ...read more