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Here’s what we’ve been reading about across the country this week: Canada’s bishops held their annual plenary assembly in Cornwall, Ontario. Among the things discussed during the meeting were new guidelines for dealing with abuse allegations. The Canadian Bishops’ Justice and Peace commission also outlined the justice and peace issues facing Canada right now. On ...read more
This past week two radio stations released interviews they conducted with Pope Francis earlier this summer. As always, (almost) everyone was surprised that he gave the interviews, and several of his comments made headlines. The interviews were given to Radio Renascença – the radio station owned by the Patriarchate of Lisbon and the Portuguese Bishops ...read more
Today on Perspectives: Council of Cardinals announce a new Congregation, Pope meets with young people in consecrated life and with charities and bishops from the Middle East. Also, Sebastian Gomes brings us updates from the Canadian Bishops’ Plenary Assembly. ...read more
On Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Cardinal Timothy Dolan, of the Archdiocese of New York, joined America’s Editor in Chief, Fr. Matt Malone, S.J., and Fr. James Martin, S.J. to discuss the Holy Father’s upcoming visit to the United States. The event was hosted at the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture and co-sponsored by America Media and ...read more
Today on  Perspectives, Pope Francis concludes his catechesis on Marriage and the family, and we continue our coverage of the Canadian Bishops Plenary Assembly. Sebastian Gomes brings us updates on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and we learn more about our northern dioceses. ...read more
Pope Francis appointed participants for the upcoming Synod on the Family, and the CCCB plenary continues in Cornwall. Sebastian brings us a full report. ...read more
Pope Francis is set to embark on a 9 day Apostolic Voyage to Cuba and the U.S.A, in what will be the longest trip for the Pontiff since his election as Pope. Pope Francis’s visit will include multiple masses, prayer vigils, meetings with religious communities and public and private addresses. Salt + Light will be providing ...read more
Fr. Thomas Rosica speaks with the Windsor Star about his Witness interview with America’s most famous Catholic – Stephen Colbert. With his boss coming for a historic visit to the U.S. in just a few days, Rev. Thomas Rosica was focused on things other than his sudden fame on YouTube. An hour-long interview Rosica conducted ...read more
Chris Wallace of FOX News Sunday looks ahead to the Pope’s historic visit to the American Congress and discusses the “Catholic vote”.   How are you going to spend the next five minutes of your time?  You could browse social media or check your email, but how about meeting a fascinating person and learning something ...read more
Today during the Plenary Meeting of the Canadian Bishops in Cornwall, Ontario, the Bishops of Canada and invited guests viewed this special video produced by Salt and Light Television to commemorate the contribution of the Canadian Church to the Second Vatican Council. Produced by Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, the video features the remaining Canadian “Fathers” ...read more