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Evangelical, Missionary Pope Francis Calls Europe to Return to Jesus Christ and Christian Roots

Evangelical, Missionary Pope Francis Calls Europe to Return to Jesus Christ and Christian Roots Watch

Europe

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

I believe that Europe has many resources for going forward. It's like a sickness that Europe has today. A wound. And the greatest resource is the ...

Guliani/ Dyson Debate: Racism is Sin. Legitimate Social Analysis and Questions are Not

Guliani/ Dyson Debate: Racism is Sin. Legitimate Social Analysis and Questions are Not Watch

U.S.

By Keith A. Fournier

I do not believe that the comments of the former Mayor of New York revealed racism or what the Professor of Sociology called "white supremacy". ...

Rome's Colosseum to host cultural events again

Rome's Colosseum to host cultural events again Watch

Europe

It once hosted bloody sports galore, with gladiators fighting to the death as well as Christians being thrown to the lions. Now, Rome, Colosseum ...

Armed bandits make off with blood - tainted with Ebola - in Guinea

Armed bandits make off with blood - tainted with Ebola - in Guinea Watch

Africa

Some armed thieves in Guinea are either going to make a most unwelcome surprise - or use it for nefarious ends. A minibus carrying blood ...

28 people pulled from Kenyan bus and shot dead execution-style by Shebab terrorists

28 people pulled from Kenyan bus and shot dead execution-style by Shebab terrorists Watch

Africa

A bus in Kenya was hijacked by Shebab terrorists before 28 non-Muslims were executed at point-blank range. The attack was in retaliation for ...

Binge drinking: Only 10 percent of those who 'drink too much' are alcoholic

Binge drinking: Only 10 percent of those who 'drink too much' are alcoholic Watch

U.S.

The information would appear to encourage even more irresponsible behavior over the holidays . but a recent study says that only a small ...

Daily Readings for Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 96:10-13, Gospel: Ephesians 21:5-11

St. Catherine of Alexandria: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, November 25, 2014

St. Catherine of Alexandria: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Watch

Saints

St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin and Martyr whose feast day is November 25th. She is the patroness of philosophers and preachers. St. Catherine ...

Guardian Angel Prayer #3: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Prayers

(This is a Mother's Prayer to the Guardian Angels of her children) I humbly salute you, O you faithful, heavenly Friends of my children! I ...

Walmart, priding itself in war against hunger, has employees dependent on food banks

Walmart, priding itself in war against hunger, has employees dependent on food banks Watch

U.S.

Having a job in the United States is a guarantee of food on the table - unless of course, you are a Walmart employee. Cashiers at the world's ...

Obama's war on America continues with secret Thanksgiving regulations dump

Obama's war on America continues with secret Thanksgiving regulations dump Watch

Politics & Policy

Not content to listen to the voice of the American people after the 2014 midterm election, President Obama is set on continuing his power grab, ...

Two Tuareg merchants found slain near Algerian border

Two Tuareg merchants found slain near Algerian border Watch

Africa

By Kaci Racelma (Algiers, Algeria)

Two Malian Tuareg merchants on their way to Kidal, northern Mali were attacked by a terrorist group. Both were killed. Their bodies were later ...

Another example of Imperialism! Why Obama fired Hagel

Another example of Imperialism! Why Obama fired Hagel Watch

U.S.

President Barack Obama has announced that Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has resigned from his cabinet post, partially in response to the ...

Monday, November 24 - Homily: Vietnamese Martyrs

Monday, November 24 - Homily: Vietnamese Martyrs Watch

Daily Homilies

Fr. Alan on the story of the St. Andre Dung Lac and his 116 companions during the persecution of the Christians in Vietnam in the early 1800's.

40 dead in Madagascar plague outbreak

40 dead in Madagascar plague outbreak Watch

Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported that a recent outbreak of bubonic plague has occurred in Madagascar and has so far killed 40 people.

Holy Souls in November: Homily by Fr Philip de Freitas. A Day With Mary

Holy Souls in November: Homily by Fr Philip de Freitas. A Day With Mary Watch

A Day With Mary

Holy Souls in November: Homily by Fr Philip de Freitas. A Day With Mary, Catholic Church of St Anselm, Tooting Bec, London, England. Saturday 15 ...

Here's the right song for the season! Listen and share, 'Mary Did You Know?' by Pentatonix

Here's the right song for the season! Listen and share, 'Mary Did You Know?' by Pentatonix Watch

Music

Here is a new, moving take on a Christmas classic. We know it's a bit early for Christmas, but as long as it moves us closer to Mary and our Beloved ...

In the fight against liberal revisionism, Texas strikes major blow

In the fight against liberal revisionism, Texas strikes major blow Watch

U.S.

Texas has approved controversial new history textbooks which have been criticized by academics as more full of politics than true history.

A prelude to war! Chinese island building project aimed to create military bases in South China Sea

A prelude to war! Chinese island building project aimed to create military bases in South China Sea Watch

Asia Pacific

New satellite images are showing that China has begun constructing an island on a reef near the disputed Spratly Islands, which could be large ...

Sen. Graham: Benghazi report misses information and is 'garbage'

Sen. Graham: Benghazi report misses information and is 'garbage' Watch

Politics & Policy

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has blasted the Benghazi report recently released by the house Intelligence Committee. Graham says the report, released ...

OUTRAGE - Middle school principal suspended over active shooter drill

OUTRAGE - Middle school principal suspended over active shooter drill Watch

U.S.

A school district in Florida has acted responsibly in suspending a middle school principal who staged an "active shooter drill" on her school campus ...

Syria's 1,500-year-old Christian community under imminent threat in civil war

Syria's 1,500-year-old Christian community under imminent threat in civil war Watch

Middle East

As reported by Ruth Sherlock of the Telegraph, the Syrian town of Izraa, home one of the world's oldest Christian communities, is under threat ...

Daily Readings for Monday, November 24, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 24:1-6, Gospel: Ephesians 21:1-4

St. Andrew Dung Lac: Saint of the Day for Monday, November 24, 2014

St. Andrew Dung Lac: Saint of the Day for Monday, November 24, 2014 Watch

Saints

Through the missionary efforts of various religious families beginning in the sixteenth century and continuing until 1866, the Vietnamese people ...

Prayer for Protection against Storms and Floods: Prayer of the Day for Monday, November 24, 2014

Prayers

Graciously hear us, O Lord, when we call upon You, and grant unto our supplications a calm atmosphere, that we, who are justly afflicted for our ...

Seventh terrorist suspect released from Guantanamo in two weeks; Republicans protest

Seventh terrorist suspect released from Guantanamo in two weeks; Republicans protest Watch

Politics & Policy

A Saudi Arabian man has been released from the terrorist holding facility Guantánamo Bay. He was the seventh such suspect in two weeks to have been ...

Land-locked African kingdom provides fish for Japan's sushi fix

Land-locked African kingdom provides fish for Japan's sushi fix Watch

Africa

The small mountain kingdom of Lesotho in southern Africa would appear to be an unlikely place for commercial fishing. Land-locked and located high in ...

Pope says church must extend help to immigrants, 'so that all may be treated as children of God'

Pope says church must extend help to immigrants, 'so that all may be treated as children of God' Watch

Living Faith

Speaking to the 300 participants in the Vatican-sponsored World Congress on the Pastoral Care of Migrants, the Pope says that the Catholic Church "is ...

Homily of Father Peter M. J. Stravinskas on Christ the King

Homily of Father Peter M. J. Stravinskas on Christ the King Watch

Daily Homilies

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

My dear friends, you and I must become convinced of the rightness of the author of the Epistle to the Hebrews that - we have here no lasting ...

Feast of Christ the King and Advent: What Does it Mean?

Feast of Christ the King and Advent: What Does it Mean? Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

On November 23rd we celebrate the Feast of Christ the King. It is one of many opportunities the Catholic Liturgical Church year offers to each of ...

The Immigration Conflagration and the Dangers of a Benevolent Dictator

The Immigration Conflagration and the Dangers of a Benevolent Dictator

Politics & Policy

By Keith A. Fournier

There is no question that comprehensive immigration reform is needed. Most people acknowledge this as a fact. However, the truth is President Obama ...