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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
When we talk about a development in church tradition or teaching, we are talking about a phenomenon that has taken place within Christianity from the very beginning. Even the varying articulations of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus that we find in the four Gospels represent a development as such: the written narratives were ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis’ weekly General Audience, Cardinal Parolin headed to the United Arab Emirates and the studies show rapid growth of the Church in Africa. ...read more
Salt + Light Catholic Media Foundation is proud to introduce the newest addition to our multimedia and multi-langugage ministry – Sale e Luce,  an Italian-language micro-site. The content available on Sale e Luce will include Italian-language videos, productions, interviews and an Italian blog, featuring the latest news from the Vatican and around the world. You will also be ...read more
Point of View: Interpreting the Francis Effect is an 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. John O’Malley, SJ In his opening address at the Second ...read more
Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Francis. For June 2015, we join the Holy Father in praying for: Immigrants & Refugees – That immigrants and refugees may find welcome and respect in the countries to which they come. Vocations – That the personal encounter with Jesus may arouse in many young people ...read more
The problem with holiness is that we don’t think it’s for us. We believe that we are made for Heaven. We believe that God wants us to go to Heaven, but how many of us would say that we belong in Heaven? How many of us would say that we are going to Heaven? Sure, ...read more
Here’s what’s been going on in the Canadian Catholic Church this past week: In Vancouver, a newly established scholarship fund targets native women who have seen the worst life has to offer. The fund was established with the help of the Sisters of Charity of Halifax. In Ottawa, the man who served as the first ...read more
Pope Francis is scheduled to visit Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia – Herzegovina, June 6. The one day trip is packed full significant meetings. Vatican spokesperson, Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi told journalists this week it would be “notevolissimo” or “highly noteworthy” if the Holy Father arrives at the Sarajevo airport on time at the end ...read more
Healthcare as Evangelization Leo Walsh, CSB, STD In The Windsor Star (Friday, November 14, 2014) there is a Letter to the Editor lauding the wonderful treatment the writer as patient received in the emergency department. Was this collective work of the healthcare workers an example of evangelization? The New Evangelization is a phrase used exclusively of ...read more