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June 18, 2015 Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, interviewed from Washington, DC by CBC’s Heather Hiscox shortly after Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter “Laudato Sì” was presented to the world. Courtesy of CBC Television. ...read more
Prior to the release of Laudato Si, Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, experts reflect on the history and significance of the church’s role in promoting stewardship of creation. Videos courtesy of Catholic News Service. ...read more
Today on Perspectives, the Vatican release Pope Francis’ Encyclical on ecology. ...read more
On June 18, 2015, Pope Francis released an encyclical on ecology entitled, “Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home.” Prior to the public release, the Holy Father sent the encyclical to all Bishops around the world with a handwritten note, seen below. The note reads: JHS The Vatican, 16 June 2015 Dear brother, In the ...read more
Point of View: Interpreting the Francis Effect is a S+L series that goes deeper into the important questions surrounding the person and pontificate of Pope Francis. The series consists of a selection of the full interviews from S+L’s original documentary The Francis Effect. Tonight: Fr. James Martin SJ and Dr. Philip Berger In this episode ...read more
In preparation for Pope Francis’ new ecological encyclical set to come out June 18, 2015, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon, led by Bishop Donald Bolen, have released a series of videos and study guides on how Catholics are leading and participating in a new commitment to respect and protect. The series is based on a recent ...read more
Last week Pope Francis and the Vatican played host to one of the single most influential people on the planet in Vladimir Putin. Love or hate the man, his effect on international affairs is unparalleled. This is probably why the Vatican quickly adjusted Francis’ schedule upon receiving the 11th hour request for a meeting with ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope’s Angelus Address, Archbishop and Auxiliary of St. Paul and Minneapolis resign, a former Nuncio is set to go on trial, a basilica goes up in flames in France and a look to a new Salt + Light series. ...read more
On Monday, June 15, 2015, Cardinal Donald Wuerl gave the keynote address at the AFL-CIO Headquarters in Washington, D.C. on the Catholic Ideal of Solidarity and the New Evangelization. Read the full text of his address below: I have been asked to speak about the Catholic ideal of solidarity in our contemporary world and the need ...read more
“A real friend stabs you in the front…” is one of the memorable lines from last month’s revue show, Friendship: A Challenge & a Gift, put on by Vancouver’s very own DASH Girl’s Club. The club’s name stands for Determined Actions Serving Humanity – and that’s just what they do! Every Friday fifteen plus girls gather ...read more