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Salt + Light's round-table discussion on palliative care in Canada

Salt + Light's round-table discussion on palliative care in Canada. Photo courtesy of Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation.

Salt and Light hosts roundtable on palliative care in Canada

28/04/2017 15:07

Canadian media foundation Salt and Light on Friday will be airing a round-table conversation featuring interfaith leaders speaking on the “Dignity and Sacredness of the End of Life.”

 

American philosopher Alvin Plantinga

American philosopher Alvin Plantinga has been awarded the 2017 Templeton Prize for affirming life's spiritual dimension

Templeton Prize awarded to American philosopher Alvin Plantinga

26/04/2017 17:22

The 2017 Templeton Prize has been awarded to American philosopher Alvin Plantinga for his pioneering work to put religious belief “back on the philosophical agenda”

Over 175,000 people lost their homes during Hurricane Matthew in Haiti.

Over 175,000 people lost their homes during Hurricane Matthew in Haiti.

A new hospital for needy Haitians

24/04/2017 11:44

A nation in desperate need of medical care is about to have a new hospital opened at the end of this week. St. Luke Foundation for Haiti will officially open their new facility, St. Luke’s Hospital, which will be used to help and care for those in need in Haiti.

 

Haitian migrants stranded in Costa Rica wait to enter a makeshift camp at the border with Nicaragua

Haitian migrants stranded in Costa Rica wait to enter a makeshift camp at the border with Nicaragua

CLAMOR: new faith-based network cares for migrants in Latin America

20/04/2017 11:21

In a clear sign of support and in response to Pope Francis’ call to care for and welcome forced migrants, displaced persons, victims of trafficking and refugees, the Latin American bishops are promoting a newa faith-based network for migrants in need.  

 

A woman carries a box with aid for people displaced by the floods in Mocoa

A woman carries a box with aid for people displaced by the floods in Mocoa

Colombia Church provides concrete aid to flood-stricken Mocoa

19/04/2017 15:36

Ten tones of humanitarian aid have, in the past few days, been handed over to the flood-stricken population of Mocoa, in Colombia’s southern Putumayo region thanks to a special collection set up by the Colombian Catholic Church and the local Caritas office.

 

Crowds gather in St Peter's Square

Crowds gather in St Peter's Square in the Vatican

Everyone leads: how to revitalize the Catholic Church

07/04/2017 16:31

Reflecting on the declining numbers of Catholics in many countries, author Chris Lowney talks about his latest book, published this week, entitled “Everyone leads: how to revitalize the Catholic Church”.

Bishop David Motiuk (left) and Bishop Ken Nowakowski (right) with Christopher Wells in the offices of Vatican Radio.

Bishop David Motiuk (left) and Bishop Ken Nowakowski (right) with Christopher Wells in the offices of Vatican Radio.

Ukrainian Catholic Bishops of western Canada: Ad limina

31/03/2017 10:07

Ukrainian Catholic Bishops David Motiuk and Ken Nowakowski of Canada speak with Vatican Radio's Christopher Wells about their recent ad limina visit to Rome, and their audience with Pope Francis.