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Tonight on Perspectives: We give you a rundown of Pope Francis’ historic visit to Assisi. ...read more
The Church Alive is off and running!  Episode two on “Catholic Education” aired last night and got a great response from our viewers (see above). Thanks to all who tuned in! We want to share an important piece of information regarding the availability of the show: Salt and Light TV will make each episode available ...read more
A Reflection on the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary – October 7, 2013 The Word of God has power to touch the lives of ordinary people through solid piety, authentic devotion and attentiveness to the living Word.  The Word of God deals with the living communities of faith who have handed down the ...read more
What role does Catholic education play in the New Evangelization?  That’s the question The Church Alive team is looking at this week on episode two of Salt and Light’s new 13-part series.  If you’re a teacher, catechist, parent or student, be sure to tune in to this critical analysis of effectiveness and best practices, and ...read more
A 51-year-old Italian priest, Dario Edoardo Viganò, born in Rio de Janeiro, began his new job at the Vatican on January 22, 2013, only weeks before the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI. Viganò’s main mission as director of the Vatican Television Centre (CTV) is to provide global TV and Internet feeds of what unfolds in ...read more
Following the mass in St. Francis Square yesterday, Pope Francis had lunch in the Caritas Soup Kitchen with a group of homeless persons and refugees living in the Caritas Centre, which aims to provide basic assistance to those who have nowhere else to go. He also spent a few moments of private prayer in the ...read more
    On the surface, it may appear that the theme of this week at the Vatican was “reform.” The Council of Cardinals appointed by the pope to help him study and find ways to fix the Roman Curia – among other things- met for the first time this week. The three days of meetings ...read more
“I give you thanks, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding, and revealed them to babes” (Mt 11:25). Peace and all good to each and every one of you! With this Franciscan greeting I thank you for being here, in this Square so full of ...read more
“Consider God’s humility, give him your whole heart! Like him, become humble yourself, so that you can be raised up by him! Hold nothing back for yourself so that he, who gave himself completely for you, can take you completely as his own.” –St. Francis of Assisi   From a letter written in 1220 A.D. ...read more
Quebec’s government has stirred significant debate with its proposed Charter of Values. One of the major voices in the debate is the Catholic Church of Quebec, which held its annual bishop’s plenary in mid September where it devised an official response. One week later Salt and Light sat down with Archbishops Gérald Lacroix of Quebec ...read more