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What Pope Francis said to make millions think again about abortion

What Pope Francis said to make millions think again about abortion Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

When Francis began his service from the chair of Peter, much hoopla filled the media about some alleged softening in the opposition of the Catholic ...

WORST YET TO COME? Islamic State threat 'beyond anything we've seen,' Pentagon says

WORST YET TO COME? Islamic State threat 'beyond anything we've seen,' Pentagon says Watch

U.S.

Catholic Online has been keeping very close watch on the atrocities being committed by Islamic State in both Iraq and Syria, and according to a ...

Danger: Transgender Activism and the Gender Identity Movement

Danger: Transgender Activism and the Gender Identity Movement Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

In a culture where freedom has been redefined as a right to choose anything and liberty has degenerated into license, the newspeak of the age has ...

What Pope Francis said to make millions think about Abortion

What Pope Francis said to make millions think about Abortion Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

When Francis began his service from the chair of Peter, much hoopla filled the media about some alleged softening in the opposition of the ...

ISIS terrorists back down before elderly Christians who mock them and refuse to convert!

ISIS terrorists back down before elderly Christians who mock them and refuse to convert! Watch

Middle East

Eleven sick and disabled, elderly Iraqi Christians said they preferred death to giving up their faith, defying militants from the Islamic State ...

Saturday's Chore List: Mock Pro-lifers and Tell Lies

Saturday's Chore List: Mock Pro-lifers and Tell Lies Watch

Blog

By by Tara K. E. Brelinsky

Just as your boyfriend cruises closer to the clinic, you see a commotion that looks something like a circus. Then you realize it's all happening ...

Daily Readings for Saturday, August 23, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Micah 43:1-7, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 85:9-14, Gospel: 2 Corinthians 23:1-12

St. Philip Benizi: Saint of the Day for Saturday, August 23, 2014

St. Philip Benizi: Saint of the Day for Saturday, August 23, 2014

Saints

Servite cardinal and preacher. Born in Florence, Italy, to a noble family, he was educated in Paris and Padua where he earned a doctorate in medicine ...

A Prayer for a Sick Child: Prayer of the Day for Saturday, August 23, 2014

Prayers

St. Gerard, who, like the Saviour, loved children so tenderly and by your prayers freed many from disease and even death, listen to us who are ...

Safe, sane ways to get rid of pests - without poison

Safe, sane ways to get rid of pests - without poison Watch

Green

Those who keep pets face a special challenge: with pet food being readily available at all times, many homes with pets sometimes attracts mice ...

Flood of Syrian refugees into Algeria continues

Flood of Syrian refugees into Algeria continues Watch

Africa

By Kaci Racelma (Algiers, Algeria)

Syrian refugees have continued their flood into the nearby nation of Algeria. Now facing even worse persecution at the hands of the Islamic ...

A beheading video so gruesome you won't be able to watch it. (WARNING, GRAPHIC RAW FOOTAGE)

A beheading video so gruesome you won't be able to watch it. (WARNING, GRAPHIC RAW FOOTAGE)

Middle East

The Islamic State in Syria has filmed a beheading video so gruesome that you won't likely be able to watch the entire thing. The video shows an ...

NEANDERTHALS LIVED WITH MODERN MAN: Researchers say there is new evidence they interbred

NEANDERTHALS LIVED WITH MODERN MAN: Researchers say there is new evidence they interbred Watch

Green

It was previously believed that Neanderthals vanished instantaneously and didn't interact what would later become known as Modern Man. However, ...

Medical help short-handed in raging Ebola outbreak

Medical help short-handed in raging Ebola outbreak Watch

Africa

By Alex Whiting, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Hospitals battling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa desperately need more staff, as local doctors leave their posts and foreign doctors are ...

Lawsuit dropped against devil worshiper in Oklahoma

Lawsuit dropped against devil worshiper in Oklahoma Watch

U.S.

The leader of a satanic group in Oklahoma City had threatened that he and his followers would defile a consecrated communion wafer as an offering ...

Aug 23 - Homily: Good and Bad Example

Aug 23 - Homily: Good and Bad Example Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Father Louis Maximilian takes two points from today's Gospel. First is the need for good example, both to ourselves (i.e. a sincere and consistent ...

Aug 23 - Homily: Trials, Patience & Grace

Aug 23 - Homily: Trials, Patience & Grace Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Jesus and St. Rose of Lima teach us about the hidden treasure and the pearl of great price, i.e., of the Kingdom of Heaven in the soul, in the world, ...

DIFFERENT FASHION SHOOT: Five Indian acid attack victims pose for photos

DIFFERENT FASHION SHOOT: Five Indian acid attack victims pose for photos Watch

Asia Pacific

Five female Indian acid attack victims gathered for a different sort of fashion shoot recently, in order to raise public awareness. The effect ...

Friday, August 22 - Homily: Singular Grace = Singular Glory

Friday, August 22 - Homily: Singular Grace = Singular Glory Watch

Daily Homilies

To say Our Lady's glory in Heaven is unimaginable, is an understatement.

Should Americans have job preference over unskilled-illegal immigrants? President Obama doesn't think so

Should Americans have job preference over unskilled-illegal immigrants? President Obama doesn't think so Watch

U.S.

According to the Associated Press: "one of the more popular requests among business and family groups is a change in the way green cards are ...

DEAR CATHOLIC ONLINE: Keep it free, keep it going

DEAR CATHOLIC ONLINE: Keep it free, keep it going

Christmas / Advent

Catholic Online is heavily invested in brining you world class news delivered from the Catholic perspective. This service is provided for free and we ...

Human rights violations continue as Mali jails child soldiers

Human rights violations continue as Mali jails child soldiers Watch

Africa

Amnesty International is reporting that Mali's government continues its practice of jailing children accused of having been members of armed ...

Israeli airstrike kills three Hamas commanders, Palestinians vow revenge

Israeli airstrike kills three Hamas commanders, Palestinians vow revenge Watch

Middle East

Israeli airstrikes killed three senior Hamas commanders in the Gaza Strip and announced that they would continue to target the terrorist group's ...

Daily Readings for Saturday, August 23, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Micah 43:1-7, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 85:9-14, Gospel: 2 Corinthians 23:1-12

St. Andrew the Scot: Saint of the Day for Friday, August 22, 2014 Watch

Saints

Archdeacon and companion of St. Donatus. Andrew and his sister, St. Bridget the Younger, were born in Ireland of noble parents.They were educated by ...

Adoration Prayer : Prayer of the Day for Friday, August 22, 2014

Prayers

My Lord Jesus Christ, I believe that You are really here in this Sacrament. Night and day You remain here compassionate and loving. You call, ...

Kurds promise to protect Christians 'until the last drop of blood!'

Kurds promise to protect Christians 'until the last drop of blood!' Watch

Middle East

A delegation of senior members of the Catholic and Orthodox Churches visited Irbil, Iraq, in order to show their support and solidarity with the ...

NEW HOPE IN EBOLA CRISIS: U.S. doctor released from hospital - cured

NEW HOPE IN EBOLA CRISIS: U.S. doctor released from hospital - cured Watch

Health

Contracting the deadly African virus while he worked to save their lives, Dr. Kent Brantly became one of the handful of people from the United ...

BEEN THERE: Attorney General Eric Holder shares personal experiences while in Ferguson

BEEN THERE: Attorney General Eric Holder shares personal experiences while in Ferguson Watch

Politics & Policy

In Ferguson, Missouri to investigate the officer-involved shooting of teenager Michael Brown, Attorney General Eric Holder shared personal ...

ICE CAPS MELTING: Antarctica, Greenland losing ice mass rapidly

ICE CAPS MELTING: Antarctica, Greenland losing ice mass rapidly Watch

Green

At times, it appears that the entire world will be submerged underwater in the space of a few years. Greenland is losing about 375 cubic ...

Man bites dog? Try man BITES SNAKE - and lives to tell the tale

Man bites dog? Try man BITES SNAKE - and lives to tell the tale Watch

Asia Pacific

They say when a man bites dog, its news. A man in India did that adage one better by biting a venomous blue krait snake, and managed to live to ...

Add a note of sophistication to your home with mood lighting

Add a note of sophistication to your home with mood lighting Watch

Home & Food

An environment with full, bright lighting is good for entertaining and workaday activities. However, in order to bring a feeling of relaxation ...