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S+L BLOG: Consistory



Tonight on Perspectives: We continue to bring you the latest news regarding the Consistory in Rome, and Father Rosica interviews Cardinal-designate Dolan. ...read more
Programming note: For the Mass with new Cardinals on Sunday, we will repeat the liturgy at 10:00am ET (not at 11:15am, as previously advertised). We have also added a repeat broadcast of the French translation of the Mass with New Cardinals at 4:00pm ET. The times of the live broadcast and evening repeats are unchanged. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: Consistory week continues in Vatican City, as a Toronto delegation celebrates Mass in the Chapel of the Teutonic College. Fr. Tom Rosica sits down for an exclusive interview with Cardinal Marc Ouellet, and some American Bishops weigh in on the US government’s proposed birth control mandate. ...read more
With any announcement of a consistory comes a flurry of media activity around the new Cardinal-designates. In New York, Archbishop Timothy Dolan appeared on NBC’s morning show with Matt Lauer in what is probably one of the Cardinal-designate’s most memorable interviews. ...read more
By now you’ve heard the great news for the Canadian Church: Toronto’s Archbishop has been named a Cardinal. All the local and national news outlets have been covering the story, including the CBC’s six minute phone interview with Archbishop Thomas Collins this morning. The Pope made the announcement following the celebration of Mass and the ...read more
A gathering of the College of Cardinals and a new interview book with Pope Benedict highlight this week in Rome. Catholic News Service’s Carol Glatz and John Thavis have more. To download Flash Player please click here ...read more
The Lord’s call to proclaim the Gospel to the world requires freedom and today that freedom is often threatened, Pope Benedict XVI told the College of Cardinals assembled at the Vatican’s Paul VI hall Friday morning. The College of Cardinals along with the 24 Archbishops who will be elevated to the rank of Cardinal on ...read more
For the third time in his Papacy, Pope Benedict XVI has named new members to the College of Cardinals. Catholic News Service’s, Cindy Wooden and John Thavis review the list of those who will be donning the red hat. To download Flash Player please click here ...read more
Pope Benedict XVI stirred excitement at the end of his general audience today. He announced that he will be elevating 24 prelates to the rank of Cardinal. The red hat will be going to: Archbishop Raymond Leo Burke who currently serves as Prefect of the Apostolic Signature, the Church’s highest tribunal. He is also a ...read more