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“The two of them alone remained: mercy with misery”. Pope Francis encourages us to encounter God's mercy once again in the Sacrament of Confession. ...read more
What does it really mean that the Holy Spirit chooses a pope and works through him? Sebastian Gomes reflects on six years of Pope Francis in Rome. ...read more
Welcome back for another weekly edition of Vatican Connections. Since our last episode, a lot of interesting headlines have come from the Vatican. Here are some of the stories that we bring to you on tonight’s show. The holy stairs of the Scala Sancta have been exposed for the first time in 300 years, and ...read more
Happy Anniversary, Pope Francis! In honour of the 6th anniversary of his election, here are some favourite photos from the past year. ...read more
On Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Pope Francis celebrated Mass at the Basilica of Santa Sabina in Rome,  thus marking the beginning of Lent. Below is the Full Text of his Homily:  ...read more
Welcome to another edition of Vatican Connections. Since our last episode, a lot of interesting things have happened in Rome. Here are just some of the stories that we bring to you on tonight’s show. The pope makes a parish visit on Sunday and offers a great suggestion for Lent. Remember that Lamborghini that the pope ...read more
Join Salt+Light in praying with the Holy Father for his March 2019 Prayer Intentions: Recognition of the Right of Christian Communities. ...read more
This weekend, the Vatican marked the 80th anniversary of the election of Pope Pius XII in 1939. In honour of the landmark anniversary Pope Francis announced that beginning next year, the Vatican Secret Archives of Piux XII will open to scholars for the first time. ...read more
Welcome to another edition of Vatican Connections. This past week the Vatican was filled with humbling emotion, discernment, and ardent resolve as leaders of the Catholic Church from all over the world spent a grueling four days with the pope in an effort to develop some concrete measures against the clerical abuse crisis. Now that ...read more
Read this Lenten message from Pope Francis on the theme: “For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the children of God” (Rom 8:19). ...read more