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Here is some of what has been making headlines across the country: In light of the numbers of Syrian refugees trying to find a safe home, the Archdiocese of Toronto has launched “Project Hope” to sponsor 100 refugee families. Meanwhile the Archdiocese of Vancouver shares some of their experiences sponsoring Iraqi and Syrian refugee families. ...read more
This week Pope Francis issued two Motu Proprios (declarations issued “of his own will”) that simplify the process for getting a marriage annulment.  Some have voiced concern over the perceived ease with which marriages can now be annulled. Canonists, meanwhile, are wondering how to implement the new procedure in just three months while fielding calls ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives Pope francis wants families and churches to be welcoming, and the Catholic World congratulates Queen elizabeth on an important date ...read more
Fresh off his premiere on CBS’ The Late Show, comedian Stephen Colbert discusses Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to the United States. 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 relevant that ...read more
James W. Foley, the American journalist and war correspondent that was the first American beheaded by ISIS in August, 2014, once said: “Drop a pebble in the water: Just a splash, and it is gone; But there’s half-a-hundred ripples Circling on and on and on, Spreading, spreading from the center, Flowing on out to the ...read more
This Sunday, Salt + Light TV will broadcast a feature presentation of Media Apostle: The Father James Alberione Story. As a young man, James Alberione was kicked out of the seminary–in part because of his misuse of media–but he turned himself around and went on to found a worldwide Catholic media empire and the Pauline Family—10 ...read more
  I think I may have experienced a minor miracle this week.  I was in the middle of a shoot when I got the call from our Director of Programming. It was an opportunity to cover the story of a death row inmate in Oklahoma City whose life Sister Helen Prejean (of Dead Man Walking ) was campaigning ...read more
When my wife and I got married we received many gifts. A group of my mom’s friends gave us what we thought was a pious, if not most unusual gift: a crucifix. With it was a card that read, “every time you gaze on this cross, remember that this is how you must love each ...read more
The remains of Aylan Kurdi, a 2-year-old from Syria, were laid to rest today in the same village that he and his family were trying to escape. Seeing a helpless child lose his life while trying to gain freedom is never easy to witness. As a result, there has been no shortage of media coverage ...read more
El Papa Francisco participo en una audencia vitual con los Americanos sobre todos los Estados Unidos en un evento organizado exclusivo por ABC News. Abajo puede encontrar la transmitacion en Español. ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos Salt + Light proporcionara cobertura completa en vivo del viaje de Papa Francisco a los Estados Unidos. Mantenganse al tanto. ...read more