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S+L BLOG: Paris



As I begin writing this, one week has passed since the series of terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13. I currently live about 6 km from the scene of the worst of the bloodshed of November 13: the Bataclan concert hall where 89 of the 129 deaths occurred. At about 10:15 that evening, I ...read more
Listening to all the readings at Mass about the end of times at this time of the year makes you wonder if we should be proclaiming them as “the Good News!” Recently while visiting my parents I found a book titled, “The Final Hour.” It’s about all the end-time prophecies. I have to be honest, ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis and other church leaders respond to the terrorist attacks in Paris, and Pope Francis visits the Lutheran Church of Rome where he makes some remarkable comments about receiving Communion in the Catholic Church. — CNS photo/Nils Meilvang, Reuters ...read more
How have last week’s terrorist attacks affected Parisians? How has the local Church responded? We talk to Sel et Lumiere‘s Charles LeBourgois for reaction. — CNS photo/Paul Haring ...read more
“I ragazzi europei escano per strada e vadano ad ascoltare musica e a ballare, stasera, nelle nostre belle città autunnali. È il modo migliore di rendere omaggio a chi venerdì sera è entrato al Bataclan, e non è più uscito”. Mi sento di condividere appieno queste frasi finali con cui Beppe Severgnini ha chiuso il ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis condemns attacks on the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris, a look at Spirit FM Christian Radio in Ireland and the broadcast schedule for Pope Francis’ trip to Asia. ...read more