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Pope Cornelius and Bishop Cyprian are Examples for this Age of Martyrs

Pope Cornelius and Bishop Cyprian are Examples for this Age of Martyrs Watch

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

God and his angels look down upon us; Christ, who looks on as we do battle in the contest of faith. What great dignity and glory are ours, what ...

Father Frank Pavone: 16433 Children Buried in in One Grave

Father Frank Pavone: 16433 Children Buried in in One Grave Watch

U.S.

By Fr. Frank Pavone

For many years, this mass grave had no marker or headstone, just as the children have no names. But now there is a stone, and we are going to ...

Bottom of the Barrel - Thanks to business tax, the U.S. is Number 32 in the world

Bottom of the Barrel - Thanks to business tax, the U.S. is Number 32 in the world Watch

Business & Economics

A new international ranking shows that the U.S. tax burden on business is close to the worst in the industrialized world. So says the Wall ...

Nearly half of all girls in South Asia are married before they turn 18 years of age

Nearly half of all girls in South Asia are married before they turn 18 years of age Watch

Asia Pacific

According to a United Nations report, nearly half of all girls in South Asia marry before they turn age 18. Published by the U.N. children's ...

With just six months to live, news anchorman finds comfort with God

With just six months to live, news anchorman finds comfort with God Watch

Living Faith

An Illinois news anchorman with Champaign WCIA-TV shared heartbreaking news with his viewers on September 11, revealing that after a lengthy ...

Acclaimed actress arrested by L.A. cops who thought she was prostitute

Acclaimed actress arrested by L.A. cops who thought she was prostitute Watch

Celebrity

Acting in an acclaimed film doesn't count or much street respect in Los Angeles, it appears. Actress Danielle Watts, who appeared as the slave ...

Daily Readings for Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: 2 Timothy 12:27-31, Reading 1: 2 Timothy 12:12-14, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 100:1-5, Gospel: Ephesians 7:11-19

St. Cornelius: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, September 16, 2014

St. Cornelius: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Saints

Cornelius whose feast day is September 16th. A Roman priest, Cornelius was elected Pope to succeed Fabian in an election delayed fourteen months by ...

Ave Maria - Hail Mary: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Prayers

Dios te salve, Maria. Llena eres de gracia: El Señor es contigo. Bendita tú eres entre todas las mujeres. Y bendito es el fruto de tu ...

After devastation of Typhoon Haiyan, Church moves in to construct 25 chapels and emergency shelters

After devastation of Typhoon Haiyan, Church moves in to construct 25 chapels and emergency shelters Watch

Asia Pacific

The social service arm of the archdiocese of Manila is building 25 chapels in areas of the Philippines that were devastated by the super typhoon ...

Refusing responsibility, Hamas admits to using schools, hospitals as 'human shields' in rocket attacks

Refusing responsibility, Hamas admits to using schools, hospitals as 'human shields' in rocket attacks Watch

Middle East

Two weeks after the ceasefire, a Hamas official admits that his organization DID use schools and hospitals in Gaza Strip as "human shields" to ...

Stemming tide of ISIS recruits: Nations work to prevent citizens from joining jihadists

Stemming tide of ISIS recruits: Nations work to prevent citizens from joining jihadists Watch

Middle East

Countries across the globe are disturbed by the high recruitment rates by the Islamic State, who are gathering fighters from all over the world. ...

Did a Catholic Online candle contribute to a miracle? Here's a yes!

Did a Catholic Online candle contribute to a miracle? Here's a yes!

Living Faith

Catholic Online has received many comments thanking us for sharing the prayers of the faithful. Catholic Online has a vibrant prayer community and we ...

Monday, September 15 - Homily: Our Lady of Sorrows

Monday, September 15 - Homily: Our Lady of Sorrows Watch

Daily Homilies

The Second Vatican Council contains a wonderful explanation of Our Lady's role in the redemption in #55-59 of the Dogmatic Constitution on the ...

This disease may foretell diabetes, heart attacks, or cancer and you may just have it!

This disease may foretell diabetes, heart attacks, or cancer and you may just have it! Watch

Health

Federal health statistics show that nearly half of all adults in the U.S. have either pre-diabetes or diabetes, severely raising their risk for ...

2014 Professions

2014 Professions Watch

AirMaria > News

On September 8th, 2014, Fr. Louis Maximilian received the first profession of vows and the renewal of temporary vows. In this homily, Father speaks ...

ISIS - David Haines

ISIS - David Haines Watch

COL I-Reports

ISIS - David Haines

WARNING GRAPHIC VIDEO - Jihadi John beheads David Haines (FULL VIDEO)

WARNING GRAPHIC VIDEO - Jihadi John beheads David Haines (FULL VIDEO)

Middle East

The Islamic State has beheaded David Haines, and threatened to kill another Briton if the British government continues to ally with the United States ...

And you thought you had bad traffic! Tropical storm strands thousands in Nevada

And you thought you had bad traffic! Tropical storm strands thousands in Nevada Watch

U.S.

In what may be the area's worst storm in decades, a 2-mile-long stretch of highway in Moapa Nevada was destroyed by four inches of rain that ...

Antarctic sea ice reaches record levels and why that's bad

Antarctic sea ice reaches record levels and why that's bad Watch

Green

Research ships and other vessels traveling through Antarctic waters will have to be very careful this year because Antarctic ice has expanded ...

What do you do when a man takes off with millions in sunken treasure?

What do you do when a man takes off with millions in sunken treasure? Watch

U.S.

For the past two years, U.S. marshals have been on the hunt for Tommy Thompson, the man who made the greatest lost treasure discovery in American ...

Glittery Streets...They're Never Enough

Glittery Streets...They're Never Enough Watch

Blog

By Jackie Stammen

Last fall I attended a three-day retreat on the northeast side of Nashville at Mercy Convent. It wasn't an ordinary retreat with large assemblies of ...

Supreme Court justice Sotomayor warns about drones encroaching on American way of life

Supreme Court justice Sotomayor warns about drones encroaching on American way of life Watch

Politics & Policy

Unmanned surveillance planes called drones pose a threat to the privacy of American citizens, warns Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said. ...

Daily Readings for Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: 2 Timothy 12:27-31, Reading 1: 2 Timothy 12:12-14, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 100:1-5, Gospel: Ephesians 7:11-19

St. Valerian: Saint of the Day for Monday, September 15, 2014

St. Valerian: Saint of the Day for Monday, September 15, 2014

Saints

The massacre of the martyrs of Lyons with their bishop, St. Pothinus, took place during the persecutions of Marcus Aurelius in the year 177. ...

Prayer to Our Lady of Perpetual Help: Prayer of the Day for Monday, September 15, 2014

Prayers

Behold, O Mother of Perpetual Help, at thy feet a wretched sinner, who has recourse to thee and trusts in thee. O Mother of mercy, have pity on me; I ...

Born again capitalists? China added 40,000 new millionaires last year

Born again capitalists? China added 40,000 new millionaires last year Watch

Asia Pacific

For a government that is ostensibly communist, China sure is adding a lot more millionaires among its populace. A new study found that China ...

Pope Francis denounces ongoing global conflict as 'piecemeal' World War III

Pope Francis denounces ongoing global conflict as 'piecemeal' World War III Watch

Living Faith

In his visit to the Redipuglia monument, the resting place of 1000,000 Italian soldiers killed during World War I, Pope Francis condemned ...

Marriage and Holiness: Pope Marries Twenty Couples on the Exaltation of the Cross

Marriage and Holiness: Pope Marries Twenty Couples on the Exaltation of the Cross Watch

Europe

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Much of the Press, including circles of the Catholic Press, focused on the unique path which some of the couples followed to the Sacrament of ...

Fr Peter M. J. Stravinskas on the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Fr Peter M. J. Stravinskas on the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Watch

Living Faith

By Fr Peter M. J. Stravinskas,Ph.D., S.T.D.

Every cross borne by any believer in history gains meaning and becomes life-giving when it is brought into a relationship with the Cross, the ...

Pope Francis Gives Impassioned Plea for an End to War: What Does it Matter to Me?

Pope Francis Gives Impassioned Plea for an End to War: What Does it Matter to Me? Watch

Europe

With this - What does it matter to me?-  in their hearts, the merchants of war perhaps have made a great deal of money, but their corrupted ...

Wore out his welcome: Obama advocates withdrawing their support

Wore out his welcome: Obama advocates withdrawing their support Watch

U.S.

U.S. President Barack Obama's support has been rapidly dwindling stateside. The president, in particular has alienated women voters, especially ...