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Pope Francis, the death penalty, and the development of doctrine
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Pope Francis just did something that few Popes have ever done. He wants to update the Church's teaching on the death penalty. Is this a development of doctrine? ...read more
Do you hate going to confession? This week on the SLHour, Fr. Mike Prieur tells us about the art of the confessor. Sr. Marie-Paul Curley has the Windows to the Soul to a few superhero films; Billy Cha ...read more
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“An Americano please. To go. …You know? Take away.” I tried the walking man gesture using two fingers. I was a Canadian man in Lampedusa, Italy. The small island of Lampedusa made he ...read more
another Catholic priest who was kidnapped, but this time in the African country of Nigeria. Italian priest Fr. Maurizio Pallu was travelling with a group of pilgrims, on their way to Mass in Benin Ci ...read more
“This terrorist act deserves the fiercest condemnation because it falls on a population that is already suffering deeply”. The Pope said he is praying for the dead and wounded, for their familie ...read more
Kenyan Catholic bishops are urging citizens to guard the country's peace, as a prolonged election standoff is taking its toll on the country's economic and social conditions. ...read more
National Youth Forum on “Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment”
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On Canada’s Salt and Light Television – October 22, 2017 With the participation of Pope Francis and Cardinal Kevin Farrell A nationally televised youth forum on the theme of “Youth, Faith and Vo ...read more
We are Marked and Sent into the World
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Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A – October 22nd, 2017 In today’s Gospel (Matthew 22:15-21), the Pharisees try once again to entrap Jesus in his speech. They realize that they are b ...read more
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Pope Francis, the death penalty, and the development of doctrine
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Pope Francis just did something that few Popes have ever done. He wants to update the Church's teaching on the death penalty. Is this a development of doctrine? ...read more
Do you hate going to confession? This week on the SLHour, Fr. Mike Prieur tells us about the art of the confessor. Sr. Marie-Paul Curley has the Windows to the Soul to a few superhero films; Billy Cha ...read more
Pressing Pause
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“An Americano please. To go. …You know? Take away.” I tried the walking man gesture using two fingers. I was a Canadian man in Lampedusa, Italy. The small island of Lampedusa made he ...read more

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Lectio Divina
NEW Lectio Divina
is not a catechesis or a teaching but it is a prayer, a divine reading, a personal encounter with God in Sacred Scripture. Each episode begins with a glimpse of Cardinal Collins presiding over Vespers at St. Michael's Cathedral in downtown Toronto. Lectio Divina follows immediately afterwards.
Perspective Daily
NEW PERSPECTIVES DAILY
Tune in Monday through Thursday at 7pm ET for our 5-minute daily current affairs edition of Perspectives, covering major Catholic headlines from around the world.
Every Monday to Thursday
Mystical Landscapes
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Catholic Focus: Mystical Landscapes
In this episode of Catholic Focus, Deacon Pedro goes to the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto for a once in a lifetime exhibit that is described as a ... read more
October 25, 2017 at 7pm ET / 8pm PT
CCCB Plenary
CCCB Plenary 2017
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) held its annual Plenary Assembly on September 25th to the 29th, 2017, at the Nav Canada Centre, Cornwall, Ontario, in the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall. Salt + Light Television broadcast events live online and on television with selected repeats throughout the day.
Fatima 100
FATIMA 100
May 13, 2017 was the hundredth anniversary of the beginning of the apparitions of Our Lady to the three shepherd children of Fatima, Portugal in 1917. The three children were Francisco Marto and Jacinta Marto and, their cousin, Lucia dos Santos. S+L brought you Pope Francis’ visit to Fatima for this historic celebration.
connect5
Connect5
How are you going to spend the next five minutes of your time? How about meeting a fascinating person and learning something? Sit down with host Sebastian Gomes and his various guests, and go straight to the heart of the matter. It will be five minutes well spent.
Sisterhood
SISTERHOOD
gives viewers an exclusive look into the daily lives of these remarkable women betrothed to Christ. Vietnam, Philippines, Timor-Leste, Tanzania, Nigeria, Kenya and Uganda are just some of the countries where we visit with sisters who toil tirelessly in the vineyard of the Lord. ...
François - apostle of America - The Documentary
NEW François - apostle of America
This documentary presents to us François de Laval, Quebec's first bishop and founder of the North American Church. He was a man of faith of epic proportions who measured up to the size of a continent. Sent to New France in the 17th century as an Apostolic Vicar, this French missionary arrived in Quebec in 1659...
Subject Matters
SUBJECT MATTERS
is not your typical book show. It serves as both a response and a reminder: a response to the demands of the technological age by its infusion of the rich, imaginative content of books into the best and most creative audio/visual elements; and a reminder...
Perspective Daily
175th anniversary of the Diocese of Saint John, NB
The Diocese of Saint John in New Brunswick is celebrating the 175th anniversary of its foundation. It is the seventh oldest Roman Catholic Diocese in Canada, established in 1842 under the Apostolic Bull of Pope Gregory XVI. Join Salt + Light TV for this live coverage of the Mass
Creation - The Documentary
Creation
Why should we care for the environment? This is the question that Salt + Light, in partnership with the Environmental Science and Studies Department of the University Of St. Thomas in Houston, addresses with this new six-part documentary series ...
Hungry
When did we see you hungry?
In this televised round table discussion, leaders of four Catholic agencies speak about the famine and the Church’s response to this major crisis affecting millions of people....
S+L Magazine
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Salt + Light Magazine 2017
Salt and Light Magazine is a high-quality seasonal publication that is widely distributed across Canada. Written in both English and French, the publication features guest columns, in-depth features and highlights from Salt + Light programs and initiatives.
Biblical Reflections
NEW Biblical Reflections
Fr. Thomas Rosica is a priest of the Congregation of St. Basil. In February, 2009, Pope Benedict XVI appointed Fr. Rosica a Consultor to the Pontifical Council for Social Communications.
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