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The Loyola Institute for Ministry (LIM) has been shrinking the world one webinar and one online course at a time, and now it is embarking on a new program that will aid seven religious communities in the U.S. and Africa strengthen their social communications and transmit to the world who they are and what they ...read more
 It seems Pope Francis is connecting with people of all faiths in a way that recent past popes have not. And, Basilian Father Tom Rosica, executive director of Salt + Light Media and the newly appointed English-language assistant to the Holy See press office, is witness to this. “What strikes me is he has a ...read more
  Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936), better known as G. K. Chesterton, was an English writer, lay theologian, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, literary and art critic, biographer, and Christian apologist. He is often referred to as the “prince of paradox”. Art? Politics? History? Literature? Philosophy? Faith? You name it. Whatever it is, G.K. had something ...read more
Fr. Thomas Rosica was featured in Jesuit magazine America’s show on SiriusXM radio titled “America this week.” Listen to Fr. Rosica discuss the upcoming Synod on the Family in the full podcast below: [ca_audio url_mp3=”http://saltandlighttv.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/FrThomasRosica.mp3″ url_ogg=”” width=”610″ html5=”true” skin=”regular” align=”no ...read more
The Future of Catholic Media: An Interview with Father Thomas Rosica, CSB By Sean Salai, S.J.   America,  July 28, 2014 Father Thomas Rosica, C.S.B., is a Canada-based Basilian priest and journalist. He is Chief Executive Officer of Salt and Light Television Network, consulter on the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Social Communications, English-language assistant to the Holy See Press ...read more
Young Catholics prepare to defend the faith in the public square By Deborah Gyapong Canadian Catholic News OTTAWA (CCN)-Three young Catholic women from Ottawa are among a group of young people 35 and under who are preparing to defend the faith, the Church and the Pope in the public square. Danielle Breffitt, a Catholic Christian ...read more
Salt and Light Founder, Producer, Reflect on Significance of the ‘Day of the Four Popes’ Rome, April 30, 2014 (Zenit.org) Ann Schneible Although the massive crowds which filled the city of Rome for Sunday’s canonization of Saint John XXIII and Saint John Paul II have all but returned home, faithful Catholics continue to reflect on the lives of ...read more
Christian Riesbeck was born in Montreal on February 7, 1970. He grew up in Ottawa, specialized in Social Sciences at the University of Ottawa, and pursued studies for the priesthood in the Companions of the Cross. Ordained to the priesthood in 1996, he did pastoral work in the Archdiocese of Kingston as well as in ...read more
Brother Emile first heard of Taizé in 1974 in his small hometown in Northern Ontario where there was not much to interest young people in Christianity. Accepting an invitation to visit the little community tucked in Burgandy, France, he rediscovered the Christian faith that had been part of his childhood, but that he had abandoned ...read more
Apostolic Nuncios are personal representatives of the Holy Father in each country, and are living reminders of the universality of the Church. A nuncio works closely with the local churches (dioceses) and the Conference of Bishops to foster communication between the Church in that country with the Holy Father and the many Vatican departments. The ...read more