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The following is the full text of the homily of Pope Benedict XVI, preached today at the Mass of Beatification of John Paul II in St. Peter’s Square. Homily of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI Beatification of Pope John Paul II Sunday, 1 May 2011 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Six years ago we gathered in ...read more
Christ is Risen, alleluia! Truly, He is Risen, alleluia! Rejoice, heavenly powers! Sing, choirs of angels! Exult, all creation around God’s throne! Jesus Christ, our King, is risen! Sound the trumpet of salvation! Rejoice, O earth, in shining splendor, radiant in the brightness of your King! Christ has conquered! Glory fills you! Darkness vanishes for ...read more
The following article comes from author and Vaticanista John L Allen Jr: Tensions surrounding Catholic identity are very much in the air these days, and when they erupt they’re always a prescription for heartburn. People who regard themselves as authentically Catholic rarely enjoy being be told they’re not, or that they’re only selectively so. Likewise, ...read more
Salt + Light, a leader in Catholic media, has today launched This Side of Eden, a feature-length documentary that presents a poetic, compelling and richly intimate portrait of the Benedictine Monks of Mission, BC, in the days of Holy Week and the Easter Triduum. The documentary acts as a powerful portal into the world and ...read more
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI advanced the sainthood causes of 35 candidates, including Canadian Christian Brother Adolphe Chatillon. During a meeting April 2 with Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for Saints’ Causes, the pope signed a decree recognizing that Brother Chatillon lived the Christian virtues ...read more
As we shared with you a few weeks ago, members of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications gathered in Rome for their Plenary Assembly at the end of February. While there, Salt + Light CEO Father Thomas Rosica, CSB, spoke to Vatican Radio about new media, technology, the digital culture, and communicating the Gospel today. ...read more
Salt + Light Television is featured in the March edition of Ignatius Press’ Catholic World Report magazine.  Author Kathy Shaidle spoke to Salt + Light CEO Fr. Thomas Rosica about the network springing from World Youth Day 2002 in Toronto.  See the article below: LIKE A TIME-RELEASE CAPSULE Salt + Light Television, which came out ...read more
Salt + Light Radio will broadcast its 100th episode on Saturday, February 26. The program, which first aired in January 2009, is part of the media ministry of Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation and is available on the Catholic Channel, Sirius Satellite Radio 159 and XM Radio 117. With host Pedro Guevara Mann, Salt ...read more
Canadian daily newspaper The Toronto Star has published an article on Salt + Light Television in their business section.  See it below: Let there be (Salt) Light Ron Csillag Special to The Star February 24, 2011 Call it the little network that could. Maybe with a divine nudge. In the only-God-knows-how-many-channel universe, Canada’s first homegrown ...read more
On Tuesday we told you about the new pastoral letter from the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, Living Chastity Today.  The letter can be downloaded from cccb.ca, or you can view it in video form, presented by seven young people.  The video will also be available as a DVD that can be used in the ...read more