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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.

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 ...

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 ...

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". ...

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 ...

Nov 24 - Homily: Vietnamese Martyrs

Nov 24 - Homily: Vietnamese Martyrs Watch

AirMaria > 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. Ave ...

Nov 24 - Homily: The Widow's Mite

Nov 24 - Homily: The Widow's Mite Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Love God with all of your strength. Ave Maria! Mass: St. Andre Dung Lac and his companions - Mem - Form: OF Readings: Monday in the 34th Week in ...

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 ...

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

Seventh terrorist suspect released from Guantánamo 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 ...

Daily Readings for Sunday, November 23, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Micah 34:15-17, Reading 1: Micah 34:11-12, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 23:1-3, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 23:5-6, Gospel: 2 Corinthians ...

Bl. Miguel Pro: Saint of the Day for Sunday, November 23, 2014

Bl. Miguel Pro: Saint of the Day for Sunday, November 23, 2014 Watch

Saints

Born on January 13, 1891 in Guadalupe, Mexico, Miguel Agustin Pro Juarez was the eldest son of Miguel Pro and Josefa Juarez. Miguelito, as his ...

Prayer of an Expectant Mother: Prayer of the Day for Sunday, November 23, 2014

Prayers

Lord Jesus, I lovingly pray for this sweet hope that I keep within my womb. You have granted me the immense gift of a tiny little life, ...

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 ...

The Marriage Meme of Francis: What Did the Pope Just Say about Marriage and Family?

The Marriage Meme of Francis: What Did the Pope Just Say about Marriage and Family? Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Pope Francis embraces the unchangeable truth about marriage as solely between one man and one woman, intended for life, open to life and ...

Obianuju Ekeocha: Western Giants Launch Dangerous and Controversial Contraceptive in Africa

Obianuju Ekeocha: Western Giants Launch Dangerous and Controversial Contraceptive in Africa Watch

Africa

By Obianuju Ekeocha

Who will speak up for the women of Africa? Who will lament the crass disregard for their well-being? Who will complain about the cruel disrespect ...

What is 'vape?' The Oxford Dictionary proclaims it the new word for 2014

What is 'vape?' The Oxford Dictionary proclaims it the new word for 2014 Watch

U.S.

What does the word "vape" mean? Before anyone jumps to negative conclusions and think that it means something untoward - rest assured: vape is ...

Running out the door, Republicans too busy with Thanksgiving to address laws

Running out the door, Republicans too busy with Thanksgiving to address laws Watch

Politics & Policy

With Thanksgiving turkeys dancing in their heads, many Republican lawmakers are running out the door in lieu of considering a plethora of new ...

Boko Haram undermines stability of Nigeria

Boko Haram undermines stability of Nigeria Watch

Africa

While the Nigerian army has made movies to retake two small villages overrun by the Islamist sect Boko Haram, another terrorist attack was ...