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S+L BLOG: Cardinal



Tune in to Salt + Light as Canada welcomes home its newest Cardinal, His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins, with a special Mass of Thanksgiving on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT LIVE from St. Michael’s Cathedral. In addition to the expected 1,000 well-wishers, dignitaries and friends that are expected to attend, ...read more
With last week’s Epiphany announcement that the Archbishop of Toronto, Thomas Collins would become a cardinal, Canada is rejoicing. Although his face and name are associated with the Archdiocese of Toronto he was previously the Archbishop of Edmonton. This week the Western Catholic Reporter published this story offering insight into what kind of impact he ...read more
Pope Benedict gathered the faithful earlier today at St. Peter’s Square, where he proclaimed the Angelus. In a special announcement following the Angelus, he announced the appointment of 22 new Cardinals, including Toronto’s Archbishop Thomas Collins. A consistory will be held at the Vatican Feb. 18 and 19.   ...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
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