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S+L BLOG: new evangelization



At the beginning of week three of the Synod on the New Evangelization, the compiled “List of Propositions” was presented in the General Assembly.  The small language groups had worked tirelessly the week before, on a very tight timeline, to synthesize the interventions and the open discussions of the Synod Fathers.   The Relator General, Cardinal ...read more
We’re finally here! After months of travelling, shooting, scripting and editing, our newest S+L series is now live for the whole world to see. Last night, we launched the premiere of our NEW 15-part series, The Church Alive, on our network. Our pilot episode was filmed, on location, at CBC in Toronto, Canada. The Church ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: It’s October 11 and we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the 2nd Vatican Council. We bring you complete highlights from today’s celebrations in Rome. All that and more coming up tonight on Perspectives: The Daily Edition. 7 and 11pm ET. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: The Vatican prepares to mark a significant anniversary. We come to understand why sacred music is important and finally, an in-depth look at our newest documentary, In her Footsteps. ...read more
Our host Alicia Ambrosio brings you this look Inside the Synod with the help of Sebastian Gomes on the ground at the Vatican. Cardinal Wuerl shared his experiences with new movements and communities that renew the church, delegates spoke to Sebastian about their impressions of the first few days, and Archbishop Rino Fisichella talks to ...read more
  Salt + Light’s Sebastian Gomes chats with Sr. Gil Goulding of Regis College in Toronto. Sr. Goulding is an invited expert participating at the Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization for the Transmission of the faith. — Photo by Cheridan Sanders ...read more
Cardinal Walter Kasper, former President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity told me a few years ago that people do not come to the Vatican to see Pope Benedict XVI, they come to see Peter. As I looked out into St. Peter’s Square from the steps of the Basilica before Mass on Sunday ...read more
Today on Perspectives: The Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization is officially opened in Rome. We bring you a look at the opening Mass. The Pope’s butler is sentenced to 18 months in jail for stealing papal documents, and Msgr. Charles Scicluna is appointed auxiliary Bishop of Malta. ...read more
Today marks the beginning of our NEW series entitled, “Inside the Synod.” Join Alicia Ambrosio throughout the month of October for daily updates, interviews and reactions from the Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization in Rome. Our first episode airs tonight on our network at 11pm Eastern, 8pm Pacific. Stay tuned to Salt + ...read more
Jesuit Father Marko Rupnik is renowned for his stunning mosaics.  His bold, colourful icons bridge Eastern and Western traditions in a jubilant mix of art that is both new and ancient.  In fact, in 1993 when Pope John Paul II saw his work he was so taken that he invited Fr. Rupnik to decorate the Redemptoris ...read more