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Spiritual Warfare: Pope Francis Says the Christian life is Battle Against the Devil

Spiritual Warfare: Pope Francis Says the Christian life is Battle Against the Devil Watch

Europe

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The struggle in which we are engaged today in our current collapsing culture concerns a clash of worldviews and competing definitions of human ...

Why Christians Should Celebrate Halloween - and Transform the Culture

Why Christians Should Celebrate Halloween - and Transform the Culture Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The International Association of Exorcists sponsored a gathering in Vatican City on the last weekend of October in 2014. The organization was ...

Bill Clinton Panders to Homosexual Activist Human Rights Campaign in Washington, D.C. We Will Resist Them

Bill Clinton Panders to Homosexual Activist Human Rights Campaign in Washington, D.C. We Will Resist Them Watch

U.S.

By Keith A. Fournier

All people of good will who recognize the vital role that marriage and the family play in serving the common good must get ready for what lies ...

Why does Obama want doctors overworked and underpaid?

Why does Obama want doctors overworked and underpaid? Watch

Politics & Policy

An incredible number of doctors nationwide are refusing to participate in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Obama's largest and most ...

Be prepared to be SHOCKED. College kids believe that it is now OKAY TO KILL BABIES even after they are born!

Be prepared to be SHOCKED. College kids believe that it is now OKAY TO KILL BABIES even after they are born! Watch

News

According to The College Fix, a publication for college students, students believe that it's okay to have a "post-birth abortion," more commonly ...

Democrats are expected to hurt as Republicans sweep through Congress and local legislatures

Democrats are expected to hurt as Republicans sweep through Congress and local legislatures Watch

Politics & Policy

The 2014 Midterm election may give Republicans a historic opportunity to take control of a record number of state legislatures across the ...

Daily Readings for Friday, October 31, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: James 1:1-11, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 111:1-6, Gospel: Ephesians 14:1-6

St. Wolfgang: Saint of the Day for Friday, October 31, 2014

St. Wolfgang: Saint of the Day for Friday, October 31, 2014

Saints

Wolfgang (d. 994) + Bishop and reformer. Born in Swabia, Germany, he studied at Reichenau under the Benedictines and at Wurzburg before serving as a ...

Memorare: Prayer of the Day for Friday, October 31, 2014

Prayers

Remember, most loving Virgin Mary, never was it heard that anyone who turned to you for help was left unaided. Inspired by this ...

Villagers killed, village razed in Boko Haram attack

Villagers killed, village razed in Boko Haram attack Watch

Africa

By Kaci Racelma (Algiers, Algeria)

Heavily armed fighters connected to the Nigeria-based terrorist group Boko Haram killed several people and burned their village down to the ...

Three men sentenced for participation in Internet child pornography ring

Three men sentenced for participation in Internet child pornography ring Watch

U.S.

By Stella Dawson, Thomson Reuters Foundation

The United States this week sentenced to prison three men involved in an international child pornography ring that exchanged online pictures and ...

Piece of Amelia Earhart's aircraft positively identified

Piece of Amelia Earhart's aircraft positively identified Watch

Asia Pacific

Daring female aviatrix Amelia Earhart vanished over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937 in a failed attempt to fly the globe. A fragment of her ...

30 tribesmen in western Iraq executed by Islamic State (WARNING GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

30 tribesmen in western Iraq executed by Islamic State (WARNING GRAPHIC PHOTOS) Watch

Middle East

More than 30 tribesmen were executed by Islamic State in western Iraq this week. In the meantime, government forces are continuing their ...

How could he let it happen? 92% of Afghan war Marine KIA under Obama

How could he let it happen? 92% of Afghan war Marine KIA under Obama Watch

U.S.

Earlier this week the U.S. Marine Corps withdrew its forces from Camp Leatherneck in Helmand province in Afghanistan, effectively ending their 13 ...

Giants beat Royals in Game 7 for eighth championship title

Giants beat Royals in Game 7 for eighth championship title Watch

Sports

The San Francisco Giants won their eight World Series-the third since 2009-brushing aside incredible odds and a sea of 40,000 Royals fans.

Oct 30 - Homily: We are the Household of God

Oct 30 - Homily: We are the Household of God Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Fr. Joachim on how we are merely travelers in this world. Our true home is God's Household in heaven in which we are called to dwell for all ...

Thursday, October 30 - Homily: Mustard Seeds and Yeast

Thursday, October 30 - Homily: Mustard Seeds and Yeast Watch

Daily Homilies

Fr. Joachim on the symbolism of yeast and mustard seeds as used in the Gospel by Our Lord to explain the gradual process by which the kingdom of ...

'House of Cards' star Elizabeth Norment dies of cancer at 61

'House of Cards' star Elizabeth Norment dies of cancer at 61 Watch

Celebrity

Especially tragic is the case of an actor who finally wins the spotlight and attention of popular audiences, only to die before their prime. ...

Christians shouldn't badmouth others, Pope warns

Christians shouldn't badmouth others, Pope warns Watch

Living Faith

Speaking at his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square this week, Pope Francis says that Christians must set a good example lest they ...

THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC IS DEAD - The new way politicians take bribes and cut you out of politics

THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC IS DEAD - The new way politicians take bribes and cut you out of politics Watch

Politics & Policy

Political corruption in the United States has never been worse. Although members of Congress are not allowed to accept bribes or gifts, they have ...

SURVEY: Singapore best country to do business with, for ninth year in a row

SURVEY: Singapore best country to do business with, for ninth year in a row Watch

Business & Economics

Conservative and strict - there are heavy penalties for littering, as well as being wildly prosperous, the feisty Asian nation of Singapore has ...

California drought is only to get worse, scientists warn

California drought is only to get worse, scientists warn Watch

Green

Californians are praying for rainfall in the coming winter months. Everyone from the farmer to the well-heeled in Los Angeles, and San Francisco ...

Daily Readings for Friday, October 31, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: James 1:1-11, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 111:1-6, Gospel: Ephesians 14:1-6

St. Alphonsus Rodriguez: Saint of the Day for Thursday, October 30, 2014

St. Alphonsus Rodriguez: Saint of the Day for Thursday, October 30, 2014 Watch

Saints

Confessor and Jay brother, also called Alonso. He was born in Segovia, Spain, on July 25, 1532, the son of a wealthy merchant, and was prepared for ...

Psalm 111: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, October 30, 2014

Prayers

Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord: in His commandments he shall take great delight. Mighty on earth shall be his seed: the generation of ...

Many locals resigned to the volcanic destruction of their Hawaiian town

Many locals resigned to the volcanic destruction of their Hawaiian town Watch

Asia Pacific

Lava from the Kilauea volcano on the island of Hawaii is threatening to destroy the village of Pahoa, just 20 miles south of Hilo, and on October ...

Wednesday, October 29 - Homily: Enter Through the Narrow Gate

Wednesday, October 29 - Homily: Enter Through the Narrow Gate Watch

Daily Homilies

Strive to enter through the narrow gate as many are on the wide road to perdition.

'Welcome Back Kotter' star Marcia Strassman dies at 66

'Welcome Back Kotter' star Marcia Strassman dies at 66 Watch

Celebrity

She was a familiar face on TV's "Welcome Back Kotter" back in the 1970s. She was the familiar, flustered housewife Gabe Kaplan came home to ...

VIDEO: Antares rocket launch fails with fire and smoke

VIDEO: Antares rocket launch fails with fire and smoke Watch

U.S.

A private contracted, unmanned NASA rocket exploded just after launch along coastal Virginia early on the evening of October 28 .

Children in world's most affluent countries plunged into poverty after crisis

Children in world's most affluent countries plunged into poverty after crisis Watch

Politics & Policy

By Karrie Kehoe, Thomson Reuters Foundation

The global economic crisis has plunged 2.6 million children into poverty in the world's most affluent countries, with children in Ireland, Latvia ...

'Structural causes' of poverty must be dismantled, Pope tells activists

'Structural causes' of poverty must be dismantled, Pope tells activists Watch

Living Faith

In a wide-ranging speech to activists, Pope Francis urged the gathered to join the fight against the "structural causes" of poverty and ...