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 More 'plane debris' possibly discovered on Reunion Island - Is it from MH370 or from a trash bin?

More 'plane debris' possibly discovered on Reunion Island - Is it from MH370 or from a trash bin? Watch

Asia Pacific

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 went missing in March 2014 over the Indian Ocean, never to be seen again... until maybe now, that is. Last week, a wing ...

ISIS child fighter executes handcuffed prisoner as ISIS boasts new generation of fighters (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT)

ISIS child fighter executes handcuffed prisoner as ISIS boasts new generation of fighters (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT) Watch

Middle East

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Barbaric Islamic State militants have once again released more publicity material. This time, the extremists show a young boy executing a man ...

Democrats overthrow Senate's attempts to defund Planned Parenthood after scandalous hidden-camera videos

Democrats overthrow Senate's attempts to defund Planned Parenthood after scandalous hidden-camera videos Watch

Politics & Policy

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Senate Democrats were successful in defeating recent attempts to invalidate taxpayer funding for the Planned Parenthood abortion business by blocking ...

Millennials stuck at home: Why are so many young people choosing to live with their parents?

Millennials stuck at home: Why are so many young people choosing to live with their parents? Watch

Marriage & Family

By Hannah Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

One in three young adults still live with their parents, even after the increase in salaries and wages, compared to the past years. The causes of ...

People melting in NYC's heated subway stations

People melting in NYC's heated subway stations Watch

U.S.

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

During the hottest day recorded of the year, New York City's subway stations were also hit by the sweltering weather that left people sweating and ...

Daily Readings for Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Numbers 12:1-13, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 51:3-7, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 51:12-13, Gospel: Matthew 14:22-36

St. John Vianney: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, August 04, 2015

St. John Vianney: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, August 04, 2015 Watch

Saints

St. John Vianney, Priest (Patron of priests) Feast day - August 4 Universally known as the "Cure of Ars)," St. John Mary Vianney was ...

The Prayer, Christ Our Morning Star (by Bede the Venerable.): Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Prayers

O Christ, our Morning Star, Splendour of Light Eternal, shining with the glory of the rainbow, come and waken us from the greyness of our ...

Under Obama, black people 'are worse now than just about ever,' Donald Trump declares

Under Obama, black people 'are worse now than just about ever,' Donald Trump declares Watch

Politics & Policy

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump claims that he commands a large percentage of the Hispanic vote. He now says that African-American ...

MARRIAGE EQUALITY: Marriage is God's creation - Church cannot change that

MARRIAGE EQUALITY: Marriage is God's creation - Church cannot change that Watch

Europe

By Kevin J. Jones, CNA/EWTN News

Dissenting Catholic groups have called for gay marriage to be recognized as a sacrament, but Catholic theology has a clear priority: marriage is ...

Is Pope Francis going to endorse...BERNIE SANDERS?!

Is Pope Francis going to endorse...BERNIE SANDERS?! Watch

U.S.

By Marshall Connolly (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The field of 2016 presidential contenders would do well to look over their shoulder and spend some time thinking about someone who could make a ...

Aug 04 - Homily: St. John Vianney & the Virgin Mary

Aug 04 - Homily: St. John Vianney & the Virgin Mary Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

"Only after the Last Judgment will Mary get any rest; from now until then, she is much too busy with her children." - St. John Marie Vianney Ave ...

Aug 04 - Homily: St. John Vianney, Holy Priest

Aug 04 - Homily: St. John Vianney, Holy Priest Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Fr. Joseph on the life of St. John Vianney who was a parish priest in France and reached great heights of sanctity and in the process transformed his ...

Greenhouse emissions cut down even more under Obama administration

Greenhouse emissions cut down even more under Obama administration Watch

Politics & Policy

Far more drastic cuts on factory greenhouse emissions are coming; United States President Barack Obama has vowed to impose more cuts. The ...

Catching the summer 'stream' on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu

Catching the summer 'stream' on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu Watch

TV

The summer heat is at its peak in the month of August. Do the only sensible thing to do - and watch movies on TV in air-conditioned comfort. ...

UNBELIEVABLE ACADEMIC RANT: Rutgers University professor declares U.S. is far more brutal than Islamic State

UNBELIEVABLE ACADEMIC RANT: Rutgers University professor declares U.S. is far more brutal than Islamic State Watch

U.S.

Rutgers University professor Deepa Kumar, no fan of United States foreign policy, has spoken out against domestic policies before. Kumar is now ...

ISIS HORRORS: Four-year-old Yazidi boy forced into ISIS and given sword to decapitate his mother

ISIS HORRORS: Four-year-old Yazidi boy forced into ISIS and given sword to decapitate his mother Watch

Middle East

A Yazidi mother who was able to flee to Turkey with the majority of her family is sharing horrific stories of their life under Islamic State. She ...

Did this mysterious piece of debris come from the doomed ghost-flight MH370? (PHOTOS)

Did this mysterious piece of debris come from the doomed ghost-flight MH370? (PHOTOS) Watch

Asia Pacific

French and Malaysian aviation officials have met in France to investigate a piece of debris suspected to be torn from the doomed Malaysian Airlines ...

Jennifer Hartline: In Memory of Noah Wilson

Jennifer Hartline: In Memory of Noah Wilson Watch

U.S.

By Jennifer Hartline

Noah loved baseball, especially the Kansas City Royals. He loved superheroes, Legos, Ninja Turtles, and making the silliest faces for everybody. ...

Daily Readings for Monday, August 03, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Numbers 11:4-15, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 81:12-17, Gospel: Matthew 14:13-21

St. Lydia Purpuraria: Saint of the Day for Monday, August 03, 2015

St. Lydia Purpuraria: Saint of the Day for Monday, August 03, 2015 Watch

Saints

Lydia Purpuraria (1st century) was born at Thyatira (Ak-Hissar), a town in Asia Minor, famous for its dye works, (hence, her name which means purple ...

Prayer To Overcome Bitterness and Resentment: Prayer of the Day for Monday, August 03, 2015

Prayers

Father, I acknowledge that I've held resentment and bitterness against (name). I confess this as sin and ask You to forgive me. I forgive (name). ...

J. Matt Barber: This is Your Nuremberg, Planned Parenthood

J. Matt Barber: This is Your Nuremberg, Planned Parenthood Watch

U.S.

By J. Matt Barber

Whereas the Nazis were responsible for the wholesale murder of more than 6 million Jews, those today who support the practice of abortion ...

3 wonderful phrases guaranteed to improve your marriage

3 wonderful phrases guaranteed to improve your marriage

Marriage & Family

By Hannah Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

While it may not be all bliss, marriage can be happy if both husband and wife know how to communicate with each other truthfully and effectively. ...

Warning: Signs you are dating an emotional manipulator and why you should leave ASAP

Warning: Signs you are dating an emotional manipulator and why you should leave ASAP

Marriage & Family

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

There are no perfect people or perfect relationships, however, we should always be conscious to when someone does cross the line with you - whether ...

They're watching you! Digital peepholes face a fine line between security and invasion of privacy

They're watching you! Digital peepholes face a fine line between security and invasion of privacy Watch

Technology

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Sharing your thoughts, activities and whereabouts has never been easier and faster with the internet and connected devices. More and more people are ...