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S+L BLOG: Carlos Ferreira



World Youth Day Rio 2013 has released the official program for the event which happens this summer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The official program begins July 23rd with a mass celebrated by the Archbishop of Rio,  Joao Orani Tempesta. This mass will be the first of three events on the famous Copacabana Beach. In ...read more
> Many people have asked what the world would look like without the Catholic Church. Well, one obvious difference would be the absence of all the Catholic charity agencies and the wonderful and important work that they do. In many cases, there would be no charity agencies at all, had the Catholic Church not first ...read more
Pope Francis has been a surprise in many ways. Alot of things he does are things we are not use to seeing in a pope. One of the things that makes this pope different from other popes: he is a Soccer fan.  He is even a card carrying member of the athletic association where he ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives Pope Francis met with the General Secretary of the United Nations and the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops releases a document on the environment. ...read more
Tonight on Prespectives we take a look at the first pre-conclave meetings and Archbishop Richard Smith of Edmonton celebrated a mass of thanksgiving for Pope Benedict’s pontificate. ...read more
What a historic moment we are living in the Church! Pope Benedict officially left his office last Thursday and so we start thinking about his legacy. Eight years, 24 travels outside of Italy, three encyclicals, five synods;  it is incredible how much this pontificate gave to us. Some say that his real legacy will be ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: the Holy See announces what to call Pope Benedict after his resignation and Cardinal Turcotte speaks to the media before he leaves to take part in the conclave. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: The Church prepares for the last days of Pope Benedict’s pontificate and we bring you the reaction from one of the Cardinals at the consistory yesterday. ...read more
World youth Day Rio has released a series of videos called “Discipulus.” These videos are reflections on discipleship and the many ways of being disciples. In today’s video the reflection is focused on the word intimacy. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: Israeli and the Vatican officials met in Jerusalem and we take a look at today’s General Audience. ...read more