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S+L BLOG: Carlos Ferreira

Tonight on Perspectives: the Holy See is preparing to send a delegation to Syria in spite of the recent incidents in the Middle East. Also, we take a look at many celebrations surrounding the canonization of St. Kateri Tekakwitha. ...read more
As Catholics, there are countries we always think of as places where the missionaries go to take the good news to those who don’t know Christ. But can those countries evangelize the world? Looking at countries like India, where Catholics represent less than 4% of the population, there are movements like Jesus Youth that are ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Benedict XVI tells the faithful that saying you are Christian is not enough, you must live the tenets of the faith, and Edmonton has a new Auxiliary Bishop. ...read more
Registration for WYD Rio 2013 is officially open.  Pilgrims must be registered in groups and the number of pilgrims in each group cannot be more than 50. Each pilgrim group needs to have a leader and a second-leader.  If the groups are co-ed the team leaders should be a man and a woman. All Canadian ...read more
Tonight on perspectives we look at the pope’s general audience and Cardinal Mahony talks  about the Los Angeles Cathedral. ...read more
St. Monica with her son, St. Augustine. This week we celebrate two saints who belong to the same family. More incredibly, one is responsible conversion of the other. We’re speaking, of course,  about St. Monica and St. Augustine. St. Monica was born in Tagaste, which is now Algeria. Because of her name and place of ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: The Russian Orthodox Church and the Polish Conference of Catholic Bishops release a joint message calling for reconciliation, and Pope Benedict XVI nominates a new Nuncio to the Holy Land. ...read more
A year ago Madrid was getting ready to receive the pope. The youth of the world arrived in Madrid to celebrate the faith. But one year after, were there fruits? I first thought about this when Salt and Light prepared the anniversary of WYD 2002. As a staff member for the Madrilenian WYD I asked ...read more
As a media professional, there are some saints who become  part of your work. Working here at Salt and Light one those saints is Clare of Assisi, the patron saint of television whose feast the Catholic Church celebrates today. Clare was contemporary of St. Francis of Assisi. She was 18 she first heard Francis preaching. ...read more
One of the most spiritually touching moments I had in my life was last year during my work for the national committee of World Youth Day Madrid. I had the opportunity to visit Loyola, the town where today’s saint is from. Why was this trip spiritually touching? Not just because of the company – I ...read more