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Five months since Pope Benedict lifted the excommunications of four Society of St. Pius X bishops, the traditionalist group continues to generate headlines by announcing priestly ordinations that the Holy See has called “illegitimate”. Yet, somehow, Bishop Bernard Fellay, Superior General of the SSPX, passed through Toronto last week largely unnoticed by the media. He ...read more
I have been busy reading up on the life of King David recently. One of the characteristics that impressed me about David was how he handled anger. We all get angry at times. Sometimes anger is justified, and even called for. Think of a Jewish person who lost their family in the Holocaust or the ...read more
Development and Peace, the official international development organization of the Catholic Church in Canada, has been mired by accusations that some of its partner agencies have promoted abortion access using Canadian funds. On Thursday, the Permanent Council of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops received the results of an investigation of five such organizations in ...read more
Listen here to our Father’s Day Message from S+L Radio! ...read more
As the Year for Priests begins, the Year of St. Paul is drawing to a close. We invite you to join us this Sunday for the final episode of Lectio Divina with Archbishop Thomas Collins: A Year with St. Paul. Archbishop Collins’ final encounter with St. Paul’s writings this season is a reflection on the ...read more
“Who? I don’t know who that is!” So say most of the young people whom I ask about St. John Vianney. If there’s one thing I can say I admire about St. John Vianney, it’s the complete abandonment of his life to God. Here is a simple man of no intellectual talents to boast of, ...read more
This Friday, the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, marks the beginning of the Year of the Priest. Pope Benedict XVI proclaimed the year, June 19th 2009 to June 19th 2010, as the opportunity for priests to develop a sense of “spiritual perfection, upon which the effectiveness of their ministry principally depends.” It offers ...read more
Salt+Light is pleased to announce the one hour special “A Pilgrim Pope: Benedict XVI in the Holy Land” is now available for viewing on our website. The Holy Father’s Apostolic Voyage was so packed with historic moments and significant events we put together a one hour special to look back at some of the key ...read more