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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
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 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
Today on Perspectives: Social Networks are the next mission terrain for the church to explore, we hear about the second day of the trial of the Pope’s former butler, and we look at events happening across Canada in October to mark the year of faith, the anniversary of Vatican II, and the canonization of Blessed ...read more
The last several months, the phrase “The New Evangelization” has come up in many different spheres here in our Salt + Light office. I cannot comprehensively cover all the ins and outs of our efforts on this – as this is in some sense what we do everyday! What I will say is that this ...read more
Of all human activities, man’s listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will. Pope Paul VI – Credit: CNS photo ...read more