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Say the name Junípero Serra in American church circles and you are likely to get a mixed set of reactions. Some will tell you he is the saintly Franciscan who evangelized what is today the U.S. Others will tell you this is the man who forced the natives to convert by confining them to the ...read more
In his fifth apostolic journey outside of the European continent, Pope Francis will visit Cuba and the United States of America, marking his longest trip thus far. He will spend 3 days on the largest and westernmost island of the West Indies, followed by a 5-day visit to the American East. In a series of articles, I will introduce the places that will be visited by the Pope from the perspectives of a Catholic pilgrim. Today, let us travel to Cuba first. ...read more
On Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Cardinal Timothy Dolan, of the Archdiocese of New York, joined America’s Editor in Chief, Fr. Matt Malone, S.J., and Fr. James Martin, S.J. to discuss the Holy Father’s upcoming visit to the United States. The event was hosted at the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture and co-sponsored by America Media and ...read more
Pope Francis is set to embark on a 9 day Apostolic Voyage to Cuba and the U.S.A, in what will be the longest trip for the Pontiff since his election as Pope. Pope Francis’s visit will include multiple masses, prayer vigils, meetings with religious communities and public and private addresses. Salt + Light will be providing ...read more
Chris Wallace of FOX News Sunday looks ahead to the Pope’s historic visit to the American Congress and discusses the “Catholic vote”.   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 ...read more
Fresh off his premiere on CBS’ The Late Show, comedian Stephen Colbert discusses Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to the United States. 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
El Papa Francisco participo en una audencia vitual con los Americanos sobre todos los Estados Unidos en un evento organizado exclusivo por ABC News. Abajo puede encontrar la transmitacion en Español. ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos Salt + Light proporcionara cobertura completa en vivo del viaje de Papa Francisco a los Estados Unidos. Mantenganse al tanto. ...read more
Pope Francis participated in a virtual audience with Americans from across the country during an event hosted exclusively with ABC News. See below for the full English broadcast. ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos Salt + Light will provide live coverage of the Papal Visit to the United States. Stay tuned. ...read more
With 18 days to go before his plane touches down on U.S. soil, the U.S. media is focusing on the places the pope will visit in their country, how to get tickets and where to buy pope memorabilia. At the same time a much different church is quietly preparing to welcome Pope Francis to Cuba. ...read more
With one papal trip barely over, attention is already turning to the next papal trip: Cuba and the U.S. The official schedule was released at the end of June. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops released the theme and logo of that portion of the trip some time ago. The motto is “Love is our ...read more