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S+L BLOG: Pope Benedict XVI



By Sebastian Gomes, Special to CNN In hindsight we see how calculated Benedict’s thinking was, and not only about his resignation. He called an unexpected consistory to be held on November 24 in which he created six new cardinals, none of them coming from Europe. That came nine months after the previous consistory, meaning that ...read more
Pope Benedict XVI delivered his final public homily on February 13, 2013 during Ash Wednesday Mass, just days after announcing his resignation. Here is the full homily. ...read more
On Sunday, December 4, 2016 Fidel Castro’s funeral will be held in Cuba. He died last week at the age of 90. The government announced, following his death, nine days of national mourning for one of the most popular and controversial figures of the last 60 years. The Catholic Church had a fundamental role to play ...read more
Salt + Light Producer and Host Alicia Ambrosio recalls the treacherous storm that hit during the Vigil at World Youth Day Madrid in 2011. ...read more
Carlos Ferreira of Salt + Light’s Marketing Department recalls going backstage during the opening Mass for World Youth Day in Madrid, 2011. ...read more
Salt + Light Producer and Host Deacon Pedro Guevara-Mann recalls an unexpected moment of joy during a Eucharistic procession ahead of World Youth Day in Sydney, 2008. ...read more