Skip to content
Catholic Online Logo
They're feeding this to your children! Horrific real-life school lunch disaster

They're feeding this to your children! Horrific real-life school lunch disaster Watch

Health

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The quality of food served during school lunches have long been the butt of jokes in the U.S., but a recent meal served at a West Virginia school ...

Does the Clinton Foundation serve as an entree to the Clinton's power? One important relationship points to yes

Does the Clinton Foundation serve as an entree to the Clinton's power? One important relationship points to yes Watch

Politics & Policy

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign has not only put an intense pressure on herself, it has put the Clinton Foundation and its donors under a ...

Finding the Path to Peace in an Age of Violence and Hostility

Finding the Path to Peace in an Age of Violence and Hostility Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith Fournier

This gift of peace which Jesus offers is critically important in this age filled with the opposite. We awaken daily to reports of terror, ...

Pope Francis relates to the elderly and asks for prayers

Pope Francis relates to the elderly and asks for prayers Watch

Living Faith

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

During Pope Francis' meeting with the elderly and sick at the Roman Parish of the Queen of Peace, he related with them and asked them to pray for ...

Mysterious prayer wheel found in medieval Liesborn Gospel book

Mysterious prayer wheel found in medieval Liesborn Gospel book Watch

Living Faith

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A mysterious wheel diagram was found in one of the most valuable books of gospel known to humankind. The hand-painted diagram only appears in one of ...

Chinese, Indian immigrants in United States taking away lead set by Mexico

Chinese, Indian immigrants in United States taking away lead set by Mexico Watch

U.S.

In spite of its next-door proximity to the United States, Mexico has lost the lead in send immigrants to the United States. Both China and India ...

Daily Readings for Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Acts of Apostles 15:1-6, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 122:1-5, Gospel: John 15:1-8

Bl. Edward Jones: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Bl. Edward Jones: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Saints

Blessed Edward Jones and Anthony Middleton, Martyrs Edward Jones from Wales and Anthony Middleton from Yorkshire were both educated at the Douai ...

Nurse's Prayer: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Prayers

Dear Lord, please give me strength, To face the day ahead. Dear Lord, please give me courage, As I approach each hurting bed. Dear Lord, ...

Former terror suspect among two gunmen shot, killed by police at Texas anti-Islam event

Former terror suspect among two gunmen shot, killed by police at Texas anti-Islam event Watch

U.S.

Thirty-year-old Elton Simpson, along with his 34-year-old roommate Nadir Soofi was shot dead by police at an anti-Islamist art contest near ...

Battle against the Islamic State draws Kurdish women to combat frontlines

Battle against the Islamic State draws Kurdish women to combat frontlines Watch

Middle East

The war against the Islamic State has reached the point where all available labor must draw upon the female population as well. Kurdish forces ...

Monday, May 4 - Homily: Who Loves Jesus?

Monday, May 4 - Homily: Who Loves Jesus? Watch

Daily Homilies

"Whoever has my commandments and observes them is the one who loves me." John 14:21.

Avowed socialist Bernie Sanders calls for 'political revolution' in United States

Avowed socialist Bernie Sanders calls for 'political revolution' in United States Watch

Politics & Policy

Vermont Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is calling for a political revolution in the United States. Sanders says he envisions a ...

Climate change to cause animal extinction in next century

Climate change to cause animal extinction in next century Watch

Green

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

In the next century or so, one in six species of plants and animals are likely to be extinct in South America, New Zealand, and Australia. Species in ...

12 unusual facts about smell and taste

12 unusual facts about smell and taste Watch

Health

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The associate director of the Center for Smell and Taste at the University of Florida, Steven D. Munger, Ph.D, has answered some questions posed to ...

May 05 - Homily: My Peace I Give You

May 05 - Homily: My Peace I Give You Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Fr. Joseph on how Our Lord wishes to give us peace that comes from being one with Him and by sharing this with others. Ave Maria! Mass: Tuesday 5th ...

May 04 - Homily: Who Loves Jesus?

May 04 - Homily: Who Loves Jesus? Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

"Whoever has my commandments and observes them is the one who loves me." Jn 14:21 Ave Maria! Mass: Monday 5th Week of Easter - Wkdy - ...

Obamacare, State Sovereignty, and the Heckler's Veto at the Supreme Court

Obamacare, State Sovereignty, and the Heckler's Veto at the Supreme Court

U.S.

By Edwin Meese III & J. Kenneth Blackwell

Refusing to give effect to Congress's law would usher in an era where courts routinely let presidents rewrite statutes whenever the words ...

Special Report: UN French Soldiers Rape African Boys in Central African Republic

Special Report: UN French Soldiers Rape African Boys in Central African Republic Watch

Africa

By Obianuju Ekeocha

African nations have been under severe pressure to fall in line and submit to the rainbow flag of the LGBT campaigns. Many of our African leaders ...

Fr. Peter M. J. Stravinskas on What it Means to be a Crusader Today

Fr. Peter M. J. Stravinskas on What it Means to be a Crusader Today

U.S.

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

When Pope Urban II called for the First Crusade in 1095, he envisioned it as a defensive action, designed to liberate the Holy Land from the ...

3 things Christians must recognize about anxiety and depression

3 things Christians must recognize about anxiety and depression Watch

Living Faith

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Depression, anxiety and other mental illnesses are often misunderstood, even by Christians. Due to the personal and internal nature of the ...

Banished Filipino refugees remarkably live and work on the ocean

Banished Filipino refugees remarkably live and work on the ocean Watch

Asia Pacific

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Filipino refugees have chosen to establish a community on stilts over the ocean, off the coast of Malaysia, after their country banished them for ...

'Empty landscapes': Massive herbivore extinction in Southeast Asia hurts environment

'Empty landscapes': Massive herbivore extinction in Southeast Asia hurts environment Watch

Green

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Oxford University researchers observed a rapid decline among large herbivores living in the rainforests, savannah and jungles located in Southeast ...

Daily Readings for Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Acts of Apostles 14:19-28, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 145:10-13, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 145:21, Gospel: John 14:27-31

St. Hilary of Arles: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, May 05, 2015

St. Hilary of Arles: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Saints

Bishop of Arles, France, and friend and relative of St. Honoratus. He was born to a noble family in Lorraine and was successful, although he gave up ...

Padre Nuestro - Our Father (Lord's Prayer): Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Prayers

Padre nuestro, que estás en el cielo. Santificado sea tu nombre. Venga tu reino. Hágase tu voluntad en la tierra como en el cielo. Danos hoy ...

Welcome to Liberland: Small patch claims to be world's newest country

Welcome to Liberland: Small patch claims to be world's newest country Watch

Europe

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Liberland, the world's newest country, is a "pocket-sized" land that already has its own flag -- decorated with an eagle and a sun -- and its own ...

30 dead migrants dug up inside Southern Thailand human-trafficking camp

30 dead migrants dug up inside Southern Thailand human-trafficking camp Watch

Asia Pacific

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A gruesome scenario was discovered by authorities after reaching remote woodland that served as a camp for human traffickers. About 30 bodies of ...

Vast majority of Americans fear further racial unrest come the summer months

Vast majority of Americans fear further racial unrest come the summer months Watch

U.S.

According to a poll, a vast majority of Americans fear further racial unrest come the long, hot summer months. A whopping 96 percent of those ...

Father Junipero Serra praised by Pope Francis as 'one of the founding fathers of the United States'

Father Junipero Serra praised by Pope Francis as 'one of the founding fathers of the United States' Watch

Living Faith

Declaring 18th century Franciscan priest Father Junipero Serra as "one of the founding fathers of the United States," Pope Francis, speaking in ...

Ready or not -- DNA editing makes giant step forward

Ready or not -- DNA editing makes giant step forward Watch

Health

The mad scientist custom constructing a human being in the manner of Dr. Frankenstein in countless B-movies grows ever nearer in reality. A ...

30% of all jobs will be gone to the metal 'Mad Men' Robots:  White-collar activities not immune, experts warn

30% of all jobs will be gone to the metal 'Mad Men' Robots: White-collar activities not immune, experts warn Watch

Technology

Once the domain of "Buck Rogers" and science fiction, robots are becoming increasingly common in 21st Century life. Specific examples include ...