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S+L BLOG: Inside the Synod



On Tuesday October 7, during the Synod on the Family, Pope Francis called Cardinals to a special consistory that will address the crisis facing Christians in the Middle East. All the patriarchs of the Middle East and the heads of the Eastern Churches have been invited to attend the consistory, which will take place at ...read more
Pope Paul VI watches on television the first manned lunar landing July 21, 1969, at the Vatican Observatory in Castel Gandolfo, Italy. (CNS photo/Catholic Press Photo) (July 20, 2009)  U.S. astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin poses for a photo beside the U.S. flag July 20, 1969, during the first manned lunar landing. Pope Paul VI told ...read more
Today on Inside the Synod discussions got heated as the bishops reflected on difficult pastoral situations. Sebastian Gomes brings us the highlights. ...read more
Tonight on Inside the Synod, the Pope calls Christians to greater unity at his weekly General Audience, and the Bishops reflect on the very practical challenges facing families today. ...read more
Tonight on Inside the Synod, Sebastian Gomes shares with us the highlights from Day 1, and a behind-the-scenes tour of the Paul VI Audience Hall. ...read more
Tonight during the premiere episode of Inside the Synod meet the international team of S+L producers who will host our  2014 coverage from inside the Synod on the Family.  This year, we’re pleased to bring you coverage in French, English and Chinese as we keep you up-to-date with the  latest developments. You can look forward ...read more
Fr. Thomas Rosica was featured in Jesuit magazine America’s show on SiriusXM radio titled “America this week.” Listen to Fr. Rosica discuss the upcoming Synod on the Family in the full podcast below: [ca_audio url_mp3=”http://saltandlighttv.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/FrThomasRosica.mp3″ url_ogg=”” width=”610″ html5=”true” skin=”regular” align=”no ...read more
Find all information on Go and Teach including broadcast times at saltandlighttv.org/goandteach It’s not often that outsiders are allowed into the engine room of the Vatican. Sure, each day thousands of people march along the prescribed tourist routes that take them around St. Peter’s Square and into the Basilica and museums. But how many get ...read more
Near the end of last year I wrote about the attitude of openness and adaptation to the modern world which permeated the ecclesiology of John XXIII and Paul VI, and found concrete expression at Vatican II and in the creation of the permanent Synod of Bishops. (Read it here) From there we now jump forward ...read more
Sebastian Gomes attended the Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization in Rome this past October as a correspondent for Salt + Light.  In this first of three articles, he discusses the change in mentality at Vatican II to one of openness and adaptation. During the Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization for the ...read more