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Here’s some of what’s been going on and what is being talked about across the country: In Alberta, a newly elected (and unprecedented) NDP government has school boards across the province – including Catholic school boards – anxiously awaiting the new government’s budget and asking what will happen to their funding. In Toronto, the archdiocese’s ...read more
It’s March 11, 1956 like many other young men at the time, a 16-year-old was getting ready to start his first day of work. This young man was born and raised in Rome’s Borgo neighbourhood. He really hadn’t had much chance to ever leave that neighbourhood. What’s more, his new job would only take him ...read more
On America’s National Day Of Prayer, faith and reason should join hands - A reflection by Sebastian Gomes ...read more
Last weekend, the Archdiocese of Winnipeg celebrated 100 years with their Centemnial Mass. More than 800 people from the Archdiocese receivee confirmation as part of this special celebration, presided by Archbishop Richard Gagnon. Salt + Light air this special Mass, hosted by Fr. Thomas Rosica, on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 4:00 pm ET/ 1:00 ...read more
Point of View: Interpreting the Francis Effect is a S+L series that goes deeper into the 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. Find the full schedule for Season 2 of POV here. Tonight: Scott Pelley When ...read more
An historic legal battle is underway in the Supreme Court of the United States. Obergefell vs. Hodges, is the case that is set to decide whether or not states have the right to define for themselves just what marriage is. Oral arguments were heard this past week, opening what is seen by many as a ...read more
At 11:30 this morning in the Holy See Press Office, the Press Conference was held to present the Jubilee of Mercy that will formally begin on December 8, 2015 and conclude on November 20, 2016. The Conference was led by Archbishop Salvatore Fisichella, President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization ...read more
Cheridan Sanders speaks with Shannon Joseph, President of Trends about fashion and faith. Is it possible to be both fashionable and modest? For a few years there, I felt as if the only way I could dress modestly was to look as if I’d been locked up in an underground bunker for the last twenty years. ...read more
When I was a kid, growing up in Panama, quite often, our parents would take us to the Convent of the Visitation to visit with (no pun intended) the sisters. The Order of the Visitation of Holy Mary was founded by St. Francis de Sales and St. Jane Frances de Chantal in France in 1610 ...read more
Here’s what’s been happening across the country this week: In Ottawa, the mother of one of the 43 student teachers who disappeared in Mexico has asked the Canadian government to take Mexico off its list of safe countries. In Winnipeg, reflecting on euthanasia and and palliative care brought out this touching story of the kind ...read more