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What it Means to be a Child of God: Lenten Reflection on Human Suffering

What it Means to be a Child of God: Lenten Reflection on Human Suffering Watch

Lent / Easter

By Michael Terheyden

God will wipe away every tear, and there will be no more suffering and death (Rev 21:4).

Where's the truth anymore?: Secretary of State John Kerry insists we will defeat ISIS

Where's the truth anymore?: Secretary of State John Kerry insists we will defeat ISIS Watch

Politics & Policy

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The arrival of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, into the United States, has sparked controversy among the Congress and the Presidential ...

Insight from Pope Francis: 'Minimum skills minuimum wages' --What's wrong with that? ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING

Insight from Pope Francis: 'Minimum skills minuimum wages' --What's wrong with that? ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING Watch

Living Faith

"Don't like it? Go home then," Pope Francis remarked on the throwaway culture of our world and how it impacts the lives of millions at the margins. ...

Global warming right before their eyes, Antarctic scientists share their shock at dramatic changes on icy continent

Global warming right before their eyes, Antarctic scientists share their shock at dramatic changes on icy continent Watch

Green

Scientists are reporting dramatic changes in Antarctica which they now say they are witnessing firsthand. Entire valleys have lost their ice and ...

Infamous leader of Knights Templar drug cartel arrested

Infamous leader of Knights Templar drug cartel arrested Watch

Americas

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A major blow has been dealt to the infamous Knights Templar drug cartel, after Mexican federal police arrested Servando Gomez, the leader of the ...

Hook, line, sinker! Woman sends over $1 MILLION to man she's never met

Hook, line, sinker! Woman sends over $1 MILLION to man she's never met Watch

Europe

Is it possible to fall in love online or over the telephone? Obviously, as a woman, identified only as "Sarah" told Dr. Phil, she sent a man ...

Daily Readings for Saturday, February 28, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Deuteronomy 26:16-19, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 119:1-2, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 119:4-5, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 119:7-8, Gospel: ...

Bl. Charles the Good: Saint of the Day for Monday, March 02, 2015

Bl. Charles the Good: Saint of the Day for Monday, March 02, 2015

Saints

In 1086, St. Canute, King of Denmark and father of Blessed Charles the Good, was slain in St. Alban's Church, Odence. Charles who was only a few ...

Thanks for Family and Friends: Prayer of the Day for Monday, March 02, 2015

Prayers

Blessed are You, loving Father, For all your gifts to us. Blessed are You for giving us family and friends To be with us in times of joy and ...

'Smoking is even deadlier than we thought' New study gives alarming statistics for smokers

'Smoking is even deadlier than we thought' New study gives alarming statistics for smokers Watch

Health

Smoking cigars and cigarettes has long been the source of various cancers, such as lung and mouth cancers, and has been linked to heart attack, ...

Beating swords into plowshares

Beating swords into plowshares

Living Faith

By Tony Magliano

"In the days to come, the mountain of the Lord's house shall be established as the highest mountain and raised above the hills," writes the prophet ...

3 goals of Lent: Change, conversion and new beginning

3 goals of Lent: Change, conversion and new beginning

Lent / Easter

By Alex Basile

How do you find meaning in Lent? Each year this holy season falls more and more into the realm of the usual routine and less about discovering ...

Saved in nick of time: Congress approves one-week bill to keep Department of Homeland Security open

Saved in nick of time: Congress approves one-week bill to keep Department of Homeland Security open Watch

Politics & Policy

Just just in time - with new terrorist concerns at an all-time high, Congress finally voted 357-60 in the House in order to keep the Department ...

U.S. at War with Israel? Obama threatened to shoot down Israeli jets if they attempt to bomb Iran's nuclear facilities

U.S. at War with Israel? Obama threatened to shoot down Israeli jets if they attempt to bomb Iran's nuclear facilities Watch

Politics & Policy

The news is SHOCKING. Evidently, U.S. President Barack Obama is either hidebound to improve relations between the U.S. and Iran, or no longer ...

Billy the Kid's New Mexico hideout now up for sale

Billy the Kid's New Mexico hideout now up for sale Watch

U.S.

It's a beautiful home in New Mexico, spacious, with breathtaking mountain views. It's hard to believe that it at one time sheltered Billy the ...

REVEALED AT LAST: Dreaded 'Jihadi John,' ISIS murderer, has face shown in college portrait

REVEALED AT LAST: Dreaded 'Jihadi John,' ISIS murderer, has face shown in college portrait Watch

Europe

Former London resident Mohammed Emwazi, who would go on to worldwide infamy as  "Jihadi John," Islamist State's most notorious executioner has ...

God is Green! Come celebrate all of God's creations during March

God is Green! Come celebrate all of God's creations during March Watch

Living Faith

"In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind ...

What Does the Lord Jesus Mean When He Calls us to Be Perfect?

What Does the Lord Jesus Mean When He Calls us to Be Perfect? Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith Fournier

The character of Jesus Christ is being formed in each one of us as we say yes - and choose to cooperate with the Lord who is making us new, every ...

Making a Lenten Retreat with Pope Francis: Learning from Elijah

Making a Lenten Retreat with Pope Francis: Learning from Elijah Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith Fournier

In many respects, our life on this earth is a classroom of love and a continual invitation to holiness. As we age, we are given the opportunities ...

(WARNING: Graphic Photos) ISIS throws another 'gay' man off rooftop to die

(WARNING: Graphic Photos) ISIS throws another 'gay' man off rooftop to die Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

ISIS has, once again, resorted to throwing a man to his death off a high building. With a large crowd witnessing the procedures, the Islamic State ...

Cease-fire agreement promises hope to war torn Mali

Cease-fire agreement promises hope to war torn Mali Watch

Africa

A peace deal has been signed in Mali, potentially bringing an end to a war which has devastated the west African nation for years.

Daily Readings for Saturday, February 28, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Deuteronomy 26:16-19, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 119:1-2, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 119:7-8, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 119:4-5, Gospel: ...

St. David: Saint of the Day for Sunday, March 01, 2015

St. David: Saint of the Day for Sunday, March 01, 2015

Saints

According to tradition, St. David was the son of King Sant of South Wales and St. Non. He was ordained a priest and later studied under St. Paulinus. ...

Grace before Meals #3: Prayer of the Day for Sunday, March 01, 2015

Prayers

Father of us all, This meal is a sign of Your love for us: Bless us and bless our food, And help us to give you glory each day Through Jesus ...

Obama spends an alarming $3 billion on Obamacare WITHOUT Congressional approval

Obama spends an alarming $3 billion on Obamacare WITHOUT Congressional approval Watch

U.S.

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The U.S. Treasury Department may be moving forward with Obamacare regardless of Congressional concerns and a lack of funding, approving a $3 ...

Paging Dr. Frankenstein! Human head transplant possible in just two years

Paging Dr. Frankenstein! Human head transplant possible in just two years Watch

Health

The procedure would be beneficial to humankind - and help those who are stricken with devastating disease. When we learn of the process, ...

Harrison Ford returns to hunt down robots in 'Blade Runner' sequel

Harrison Ford returns to hunt down robots in 'Blade Runner' sequel Watch

Movies

While our expectations for having our own rocket ship in the 21st Century have been largely met with disappointment, the present is still ...

ISIS is not the first to persecute Christians, a look at the Roman persecutions of the early Church (PART ONE)

ISIS is not the first to persecute Christians, a look at the Roman persecutions of the early Church (PART ONE) Watch

Living Faith

By Robert Mullen (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

It is a sad and disheartening fact that many Christians suffer from constant-and often brutal-persecution today, most visibly places like the ...

Leonard Nimoy, Mr. Spock of original 'Star Trek,' dies at 83

Leonard Nimoy, Mr. Spock of original 'Star Trek,' dies at 83 Watch

Celebrity

Even if you weren't a "Trekker," one who obsessively follows the TV series "Star Trek" and all its permutations over the years, there was no ...

BANNING BULLETS: Obama to use executive action to ban ammo for popular hunting rifle

BANNING BULLETS: Obama to use executive action to ban ammo for popular hunting rifle Watch

Politics & Policy

Banning all firearms across the United States would take a massive effort, and certainly not many Americans would willingly give up their ...