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1. In fidelity to the mandate received from Christ, the Catholic Church strives to promote universal fraternity and respect for the dignity of every human being. 2. For this reason, in the course of history the Popes have condemned acts of violence, oppression, social injustice and slavery, including those committed against Indigenous peoples. more
Salt + Light Media offers our heartfelt thanks to Cardinal Collins for his 26 years of episcopal leadership in the Church. His ministry as Bishop of Saint Paul, as Archbishop of Edmonton and of Toronto, have been marked by a consistent commitment to integrity, truth, and an impassioned proclamation of the Gospel. We are particularly more
On February 11, 2023, Bishop Francis Leo, Auxiliary Bishop of Montreal, was appointed the 14th Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Toronto succeeding Cardinal Thomas Collins who has served as the Archbishop of Toronto since 2007. At Salt + Light Media, we offer the Archbishop-designate our congratulations and prayers as he begins his service to the more
“Mother Teresa: No Greater Love” is an inspiring documentary from the Knights of Columbus on the life of St. Teresa of Kolkata. You can watch the trailer here. Deacon Pedro spoke with Director and Producer David Naglieri on the SLHour in October, 2022. Here’s his interview: If you’re curious about the full podcast episode, you more
We are saddened to hear of the death of Cardinal George Pell, Archbishop emeritus of Sydney, Prefect emeritus of the Secretariat for the Economy, and courageous leader of the Church throughout the world. We are especially grateful for his tireless efforts to increase the integrity and transparency of the Holy See’s financial operations, as an more
Statement by Bishop Raymond Poisson, Bishop of St-Jérôme-Mont-Laurier and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops on the Passing of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI   Today, the Bishops of Canada join Pope Francis and all the People of God in mourning the loss of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and thank God for his life more
“The heart of Christianity is the Paschal mystery of [Christ’s] death and resurrection….The centre of it all is the triune God, and, therefore, love as the Alpha and Omega of the world. [In these statements] the self-same truth is indicated: sharing in the witness of Jesus by that dying which is faith and love. Such more
As we draw near to the coming of Our Lord over the next few days, we’ll be unveiling a series of images and blog posts with Latin titles. The series reflects on the set of “O Antiphons,” ancient prayers for the final phase of the Advent season. December 17: O Sapientia, “Wisdom” December 18: O Adonai, “Lord more
Pope Francis continues his catechesis on discernment and decision-making by discussing “some important aspects that help us read the time after the decision as a possible confirmation of its goodness.” He says that a decision is good if it “is seen as a possible sign of response to the Lord’s love and generosity,” it gives more
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — While some people want to “reform” the Catholic Church and others want “to put the brakes on the synod process,” those involved in preparing the continental phase of the synod process want “to mend” the church under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and the pope, said Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich of more