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(People gather in one of the catechesis tents at Taizé, France.  They begin each session by singing one of the widely popular chants of the community.) In a remote east-central region of France sit two distinct spiritual centers that tell the remarkable story of a church that is always situated in a particular moment history. ...read more
The flush region of Caesarea Philipi is about an hour’s drive north of the Sea of Galilee.  It was given to Herod the Great by Caesar Augustus around 20 BCE, who in turn handed it down to his son Philip.  Philip named it Caesarea in honor of Caesar, and his own name eventually became associated ...read more
Photos c/o Catholic Theological Union at Chicago In this podcast, Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, President and CEO, Salt + Light Media gives a lecture on “The Francis Effect: Forming Ministerial Leadership for Pope Francis’ Vision of the Church.” This was recording during CTU’s summer institute on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Fr. Rosica was co-teaching a ...read more
This Sunday’s all-new episode of Subject Matters features best-selling author and Vaticanista John Thavis. You will not be able to put this book down: relics, apparitions and exorcisms, they're all there in this investigative book about how the Vatican deals with claims of the supernatural. Ahead ofSunday’s premiere, check out “My Take” on John's book and tune in Sunday night! ...read more
  Every Catholic knows what life is like in the parish: a faith-filled community that sometimes struggles to share its message, bring about change, or try new things.  A new episode of Subject Matters airing this Sunday tackles the phenomenon of communication in today’s fast-paced world, including what works and what doesn’t.  Rebuilding Your Message: ...read more
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” Cicero Subject Matters is a brand new series on Salt + Light Television that promotes the reading and writing of books in our time. As digital content becomes more prominent and accessible, books are becoming more peripheral in people’s lives. But are they still ...read more
There’s always something new happening at the S+L studios, and this spring is no different.  One of our most anticipated projects is a new book show entitled Subject Matters. The show is written, produced and hosted by Sebastian Gomes, and will premiere on Pentecost Sunday (May 15th) at 8:30pm ET / 5:30pm PT. In an ...read more
Jim Wallis, social activist, author and one of America’s most influential Christian voices discusses social justice and the Christian life.   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
A priest of the Diocese of Derry, Ireland reflects on our contemporary understanding of “equality” and the resulting social consequences. 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 will ...read more
A Salt and Light team is on the ground in Israel for a Lenten pilgrimage where they’re also filming TV reflections.  On March 2nd they visited the Mount of Olives, half of which is decorated with natural olive tree gardens and the other half with Jewish tombs. Standing on the Mount of Olives there is ...read more