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Same-sex unions by Filipinos abroad will go unrecognized in Philippines

Same-sex unions by Filipinos abroad will go unrecognized in Philippines Watch

Asia Pacific

Filipinos who marry members of the same sex while abroad will not see the perceived legal benefits in their native Philippines, a government ...

United States prepares for Fourth of July amidst threat of ISIS attacks

United States prepares for Fourth of July amidst threat of ISIS attacks Watch

U.S.

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Three days before the United States' Independence Day, the FBI has already began setting up command centers in all of the 56 field offices across the ...

Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee speaks out on Obama's gay pride light show and the legalization of gay marriage

Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee speaks out on Obama's gay pride light show and the legalization of gay marriage Watch

Politics & Policy

By Hannah Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

In celebration of the Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling, President Obama lit up the White House with rainbow colors, which garnered a response from ...

Californians struggle to find 'normal life' without water

Californians struggle to find 'normal life' without water Watch

Green

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A normal life remains to be far-fetched for residents in the town of Monson, CA, located 200 miles from the northern part of Los Angeles. Residents ...

Health experts warn on animal diseases used as biological weapons

Health experts warn on animal diseases used as biological weapons Watch

Health

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The World Health Organization (WHO), animal health and national defense officers announced on June 30 the need for a wider international cooperation ...

ISIS shocks by beheading women for the first time ever

ISIS shocks by beheading women for the first time ever Watch

Middle East

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

ISIS is known all over the world for their radical cruelty and use of rapid executions. Now, the jihadi militants have carried out yet another act of ...

Daily Readings for Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Genesis 21:5, Reading 1: Genesis 21:8-20, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 34:7-8, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 34:10-13, Gospel: Matthew 8:28-34

Bl. Junipero Serra: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Bl. Junipero Serra: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, July 01, 2015 Watch

Saints

Miguel Jose Serra was born on the island of Majorca on November 24, 1713, and took the name of Junipero when in 1730, he entered the Franciscan ...

Prayer of the Chalice: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Prayers

Father, to Thee I raise my whole being, a vessel emptied of self. Accept Lord, this my emptiness, and so fill me with Thyself, Thy Light, Thy ...

What is America's favorite fast-food chain?

What is America's favorite fast-food chain? Watch

Home & Food

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Despite the controversy and series of protests fast food chain, Chick-fil-A faced a few years ago, according to the American Customer Satisfaction ...

We Stand With You Lord - No Matter The Price We May Be Asked To Pay!

We Stand With You Lord - No Matter The Price We May Be Asked To Pay!

Blog

By Michael Seagriff

May the following words penned more than 50 years ago by Rev. M. Raymond, O.C.S.O. encourage us during these trying times and our pending exile in ...

The Art of Receiving

The Art of Receiving Watch

Blog

By Shelly A. Schneider

How good are you at receiving? Not as in professional football, and not as in birthday or Christmas gifts. I'm talking receiving as in sincere ...

Head of Russian Orthodox Church to meet with Pope Francis to repair rift between branches

Head of Russian Orthodox Church to meet with Pope Francis to repair rift between branches Watch

Living Faith

It is definitely going to happen -- but where and when has yet to be decided. The head of the Russian Orthodox Church and Pope Francis have ...

Pope Francis explains the nature of faith - the whole Gospel is written in its light

Pope Francis explains the nature of faith - the whole Gospel is written in its light Watch

Living Faith

By CNA/EWTN News

The Pope focused on the virtue of faith during his Sunday Angelus address, saying the whole gospel is written in its light.

Pope Francis admonishes archbishops to be convinced by what themselves teach

Pope Francis admonishes archbishops to be convinced by what themselves teach Watch

Living Faith

By CNA/EWTN News

During his Mass for the feast of Saints Peter and Paul on Monday, Pope Francis called on the Church's new archbishops to be courageous witnesses ...

Jul 01 - Homily: Precious Blood of Jesus

Jul 01 - Homily: Precious Blood of Jesus Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Today the Franciscans of the Immaculate celebrate the Feast of the Precious Blood of Jesus, which alone has the power to expiate our sins, unlike the ...

Jun 28 - Homily: Go to Confession and Receive your Healing

Jun 28 - Homily: Go to Confession and Receive your Healing Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

This is a reflection given by Fr. Andre M. Feain on the readings for the 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time, June 28th 2015. Ave Maria! Mass: 13th Sunday ...

Caribbean nations in grip of worst drought in five years

Caribbean nations in grip of worst drought in five years Watch

Americas

From the eastern Caribbean island of St. Lucia, to Cuba to Puerto Rico, the Caribbean is suffering from what is described as a "bone-dry" summer. ...

Parents of St. Therese of Lisieux to be canonized by Pope Francis later this year

Parents of St. Therese of Lisieux to be canonized by Pope Francis later this year Watch

Living Faith

By CNA/EWTN News

Pope Francis formally approved on Saturday the decrees necessary for Blesseds Louis and Zelie Martin - known for being the parents of St. ...

Marriage is an Appetizer

Marriage is an Appetizer

Marriage & Family

By Bill Donaghy

I was asked not long ago to share what I thought might be the three most powerful thoughts from Pope John Paul II's Theology of the Body.

Itinerary of the Pope's trip to Cuba and the U.S.A. and his visit to the United Nations

Itinerary of the Pope's trip to Cuba and the U.S.A. and his visit to the United Nations

Living Faith

VATICAN CITY - The Vatican on Tuesday released the comprehensive itinerary for Pope Francis' journey to the United States and Cuba, including his ...

America's MOST and LEAST patriotic states in 2015

America's MOST and LEAST patriotic states in 2015 Watch

U.S.

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A recent American pride survey, published on June 29, 2015, revealed Virginia to be at the top of the current list of the most patriotic states in ...

The Ultimate Bucket List: 20 things to do before joining God in Heaven

The Ultimate Bucket List: 20 things to do before joining God in Heaven Watch

Living Faith

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Bucket listing has become a popular trend within social media sites and all over the world, ranging from reading best-selling books, to traveling to ...

Daily Readings for Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Genesis 19:15-29, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 26:2-3, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 26:9-12, Gospel: Matthew 8:23-27

First Martyrs of the See of Rome: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, June 30, 2015

First Martyrs of the See of Rome: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Saints

The holy men and women are also called the “Protomartyrs of Rome.” They were accused of burning Rome by Nero , who burned Rome to cover his own ...

Good Night My Guardian Angel: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Prayers

Good night, my Guardian Angel, The day has sped away; Well spent or ill, its story Is written down for aye. And now, of God's kind ...

Pop star Katy Perry fights with nuns over rights to convent

Pop star Katy Perry fights with nuns over rights to convent Watch

Celebrity

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Katy Perry is not only famous for her record-breaking hits, but her widely publicized feud with singer-songwriter Taylor Swift has also garnered some ...

Boko Haram kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls believed to be brainwashed and now fighting for their captors

Boko Haram kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls believed to be brainwashed and now fighting for their captors Watch

Africa

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Two hundred and nineteen girls kidnapped by Boko Haram, from the boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria, are believed to have been brainwashed and now ...

Religious lawyer calls out to people of faith warning what will happen if they don't 'STAND UP' following gay marriage ruling

Religious lawyer calls out to people of faith warning what will happen if they don't 'STAND UP' following gay marriage ruling Watch

Living Faith

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Supreme Court gave in to LGBT rights advocates on June 26 and legalized same-sex marriage throughout the United States. Now the entire United ...

Modern man marvels at Inka Road -- 500-years-old, still standing - built without the wheel

Modern man marvels at Inka Road -- 500-years-old, still standing - built without the wheel Watch

Americas

Modern man has a lot to learn from the ancient Incas. As a testament to their engineering and water management skills, the great Inka Road - more ...

NEW FURRY CRITTER: Hairy-chested crab found trolling at over 7000 feet deep in Antarctic hydrothermal vents identified

NEW FURRY CRITTER: Hairy-chested crab found trolling at over 7000 feet deep in Antarctic hydrothermal vents identified Watch

Green

The Kiwa tyleri is a furry breed of crab that is only found in the hydrothermal vents in Antarctica. The species can only thrive in water that ...