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Sebastian Gomes talks about and reflects on a new and complex story with far-reaching implications. Read his reflection: 'The Chilean crisis: Lessons on reform and leadership from Pope Francis.' ...read more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' Homily in commemoration of the Solemnity of Pentecost. The Holy Father gives us his thoughts and words on this celebration of new life. ...read more
Read Kristina Glicksman's Reflection for Pentecost Sunday: Transformed By Fire about the power of the Holy Spirit to change our lives especially during this celebration of life and transformation. ...read more
Last week we saw that Confirmation is not just about being mature enough to know that we want to be Catholic, and we reviewed the Gifts of the Holy Spirit, but we didn’t really explain what Confirmation is really about. Perhaps now is the time to speak about Pentecost. You can’t talk about confirmation without ...read more
  We should not be afraid of the Spirit. My first experience with the Holy Spirit was when I was about 12 years old. A new associate pastor arrived at our parish that year. He was a newly ordained, young priest. He saw that there was no youth group and decided to start one. So ...read more
Read a review from Richard Valenti, Salt+Light's Senior Editor, who attended an advance screening of "Pope Francis – A Man of His Word." ...read more
Read the Message of Pope Francis for the 92nd World Mission Day: 'Together with young people, let us bring the Gospel to all.' ...read more
Several Salt + Light staff members attended an advance screening of the film Pope Francis – A Man of His Word. Here are some of their thoughts. ...read more
Welcome to S+L’s Weekly News Round-Up. As part of my job, I come across many interesting Catholic news stories on a daily basis. Some of them I'll cover on Perspectives Daily and the others I’d like to share with you on this blog. This column is where I’ll point out some of the more interesting news pieces that I’ve come across over the past week! Enjoy! ...read more
The Vatican has just released a new document on economics and the world financial system. This work is highly technical and not for the average ‘Joe Six-pack' in the pews.  But never fear.  I, a humble Salt+Light associate producer (with a strong academic background in developmental economics_ am here with a quick take on what the average Catholic can glean from this document; no economics degree needed, I promise.   ...read more