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Most priests are not adequately prepared to deal with difficult pastoral situations, according to Vatican officials studying the pastoral challenges to the family. This was one of the topics included in the Instrumentum Laboris, or working document, for the upcoming Synod on the family. The document was the result of a consultation process, which involved ...read more
Today on Perspectives, daily mass with Pope Francis and a letter to families, CNS gets reaction to the new Secretariat for the Economy and it’s new prefect and the Vatican’s love for wine. ...read more
This was my third “Canadian Christmas” since I started working at Salt and Light. I got to spent my Christmas time in Vancouver. Being far away from my family at Christmas time is never easy, but the wonders of technology make the distances short. I can always be with my family even from far away ...read more
On this New Year’s Day of 2014, Pope Francis has published his first message for the celebration of the World Day of Peace, focusing on the theme of brotherhood. As President of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of Canada, I want to relay Pope Francis’s intervention to my fellow citizens by taking a look from ...read more
  By Sebastian Gomes It seems that no event or program of the Vatican or the Pope can occur without the question of continuity being raised.  With Tuesday’s release of the Preparatory Document for next October’s Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Pastoral Challenges to the Family in the Context of Evangelization, already there has ...read more
At a press conference in Rome this morning, Archbishop Lorenzo Baldisseri formally presented the preparatory document for the upcoming Extraordinary Synod on Pastoral Challenges to the Family in the Context of Evangelization. Archbishop Baldisseri, the head of the Synod of Bishops, said the family is an area that the church will work on for the ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: We look back at a weekend full of liturgical celebrations with Pope Francis, the 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches continues in Korea, and new Cardinals will be made February 22nd. ...read more
Charles tells us how his family celebrates Christmas in Versailles and what he hopes to do one day to help someone else experience Christ’s love on Chrismas day. ...read more
Marjorie, an associate producer from S+L ‘s French production department, shares how she celebrates Christmas when it’s not possible to be with her family, and how Christmas dinner is about more than just food. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: It’s Tuesday, November 6 and Americans head to the polls. Also, Archbishop Celli tells us about the challenges of evangelization and a look at upcoming events across Canada. ...read more