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Has Christianity become public enemy number one? Christianity faces 'real and present danger'

Has Christianity become public enemy number one? Christianity faces 'real and present danger' Watch

Politics & Policy

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Republican Presidential hopeful Senator Marco Rubio has claimed that in the United States, Christianity is facing a "real and present danger" ...

Ancient Roman amphitheatre in Palmyra scene of mass execution by ISIS

Ancient Roman amphitheatre in Palmyra scene of mass execution by ISIS Watch

Middle East

While there is widespread concern about the destruction priceless antiquities in the Syrian town of Palmyra - now in the hands of the Islamic ...

Does disaster film 'San Andreas' prophesize the destruction of California?

Does disaster film 'San Andreas' prophesize the destruction of California? Watch

Movies

They say everyone enjoys an apocalyptic future, as they require nothing from us. Overall, audiences have bypassed the hopeful, utopian ...

NOWHERE TO TURN: Iraqi civilians fleeing Ramadi chained up and led through desert by Iraqi militia

NOWHERE TO TURN: Iraqi civilians fleeing Ramadi chained up and led through desert by Iraqi militia Watch

Middle East

Hundreds of civilians who escaped the Iraqi city of Ramadi, after it fell to the hands of Islamic State, learned that their ordeal had only ...

A warning to China? Japan joins U.S., Australian joint Pacific exercise

A warning to China? Japan joins U.S., Australian joint Pacific exercise Watch

Asia Pacific

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Talisman Sabre, a major, biennial joint U.S.-Australian military exercise taking place in the Pacific, will gain a new and unexpected partner due ...

Daily Readings for Friday, May 29, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Ecclesiasticus / Sirach 44:1, Reading 1: Ecclesiasticus / Sirach 44:9-13, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 149:9, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms ...

St. Maximinus of Trier: Saint of the Day for Friday, May 29, 2015

St. Maximinus of Trier: Saint of the Day for Friday, May 29, 2015

Saints

Bishop of Trier, Germany, from 332, and a miracle worker. He was probably born at Silly, France, and succeeded St. Agritus as bishop of Trier, giving ...

To St. Joseph for Protection: Prayer of the Day for Friday, May 29, 2015

Prayers

Gracious St. Joseph, protect me and my family from all evil as you did the Holy Family. Kindly keep us ever united in the love of Christ, ever ...

HEART, HEAL THYSELF! Radical new approach for heart failure patients

HEART, HEAL THYSELF! Radical new approach for heart failure patients Watch

Health

It's an example of doctors saying, "Heart... heal thyself!" Oxford University researchers are touting a revolutionary treatment where the heart ...

Size of two football fields: Double Century is the world's largest 'giga-yacht'

Size of two football fields: Double Century is the world's largest 'giga-yacht' Watch

Technology

The super yacht intended to eclipse all others, the Double Century, has been revealed for the first time. Sporting an incredible nine decks, ...

Herpes curing cancer? New study aims to prove radical cancer treatment

Herpes curing cancer? New study aims to prove radical cancer treatment Watch

Health

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

New research published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology suggests that a genetically modified strain of the herpes virus may be capable of ...

Christian pastors face possible death penalty for practicing faith in Sudan

Christian pastors face possible death penalty for practicing faith in Sudan Watch

Africa

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Presbyterian Christian preachers, Yat Michael Ruot and Peter Yein Reith, were reportedly detained by the National Intelligence and Security Service ...

ANTHRAX IS BACK: U.S. Military accidentally ships live anthrax

ANTHRAX IS BACK: U.S. Military accidentally ships live anthrax Watch

U.S.

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Some samples negligently sent by the U.S. Military contained live anthrax. Four lab workers from the United States and about 22 overseas, who come in ...

Poland to take in persecuted Christian families from Syria

Poland to take in persecuted Christian families from Syria Watch

Europe

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The massive amount of persecution against Christians in Syria has led Poland to announce they are willing to take Christian families in. To start ...

May 29 - Homily: Miracles Through Mary

May 29 - Homily: Miracles Through Mary Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Father Matthias tells us God works miracles and prodigies in order to strengthen our faith, and He especially delights in working them through the ...

May 29 - Homily: Take Care of Your Temple

May 29 - Homily: Take Care of Your Temple Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, take care of its needs. Ave Maria! Mass: Friday 8th Week of Ordinary Time - Wkdy - ...

Anti-ISIS art exhibit in Iran shows the most appalling ISIS atrocities as cartoons

Anti-ISIS art exhibit in Iran shows the most appalling ISIS atrocities as cartoons Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Artists from around the world participated in an anti-ISIS cartoon and caricature competition held in Iran. The images, showing shocking depictions ...

If You Want An Excuse, You'll Find One

If You Want An Excuse, You'll Find One

Blog

By Jackie Stammen

'Your body is a temple.' This phrase began to caress my thoughts and fuse it's way into my life until finally I had to face the truth of those ...

Ancient water line: 2,000-year-old water supply system uncovered in Jerusalem

Ancient water line: 2,000-year-old water supply system uncovered in Jerusalem Watch

Middle East

It appears the Biblical times had a much more complex infrastructure than previously believed. An ancient aqueduct built more than 2,000 years ...

Thirteen cases that will dramatically change the American way of life stand before Supreme Court

Thirteen cases that will dramatically change the American way of life stand before Supreme Court Watch

Politics & Policy

Heading into the final month of its annual term, the Supreme Court will need to render decisions on 13 very important cases that will ...

Mysterious company without assets plays role in Clinton's fortunes

Mysterious company without assets plays role in Clinton's fortunes Watch

Politics & Policy

A mysterious company called WJC, LLC without assets or employees has been discovered in the financial files of Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton. ...

Daily Readings for Thursday, May 28, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Ecclesiasticus / Sirach 42:15-25, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 33:2-9, Gospel: Mark 10:46-52

Bl. Margaret Pole: Saint of the Day for Thursday, May 28, 2015

Bl. Margaret Pole: Saint of the Day for Thursday, May 28, 2015 Watch

Saints

Martyr of England. She was born Margaret Plantagenet, the niece of Edward IV and Rich­ard III. She married Sir Reginald Pole about 1491 and bore five ...

Strength: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, May 28, 2015

Prayers

I ask the Lord to give me the strength to lead my Marines and to retain the knowledge that will help me do my job and bring all my Marines home in ...

Are you being safe? Convicted burglars share tips on how to prevent theft

Are you being safe? Convicted burglars share tips on how to prevent theft Watch

Home & Food

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A Columbus Police Department YouTube video presents three convicted burglars sharing some tricks of the crime, as well as simple tips on keeping ...

Teen delivers powerful impromptu invocation during graduation commencement's unexpected emergency

Teen delivers powerful impromptu invocation during graduation commencement's unexpected emergency Watch

Living Faith

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A high school graduate stepped up to the podium during the Clay-Chalkville High School graduation ceremony and delivered a powerful prayer, after one ...

Obama's use of social media points to cozy relationship between White House, Silicon Valley

Obama's use of social media points to cozy relationship between White House, Silicon Valley Watch

Politics & Policy

President Barack Obama was swept to victory in an age of tweets, Facebook, texting and social media. While this has gotten the vote out to ...

Viral wedding photo's story inspires others to celebrate their faith

Viral wedding photo's story inspires others to celebrate their faith Watch

Marriage & Family

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Taken moments before their wedding, a photo of U.S. Marine Corps corporal and his, then, soon-to-be wife went viral for the heartfelt and touching ...

Catholic Priest warns participants of 'Charlie Charlie' Challenge summoning a demon is no joke

Catholic Priest warns participants of 'Charlie Charlie' Challenge summoning a demon is no joke Watch

Living Faith

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

"Charlie, Charlie" Challenge is a game now infamous on social media that encourage players to summon a demon. According to a Mirror Online, a ...

Baltimore bloodshed continues with unbelievable violence over the holiday weekend

Baltimore bloodshed continues with unbelievable violence over the holiday weekend Watch

U.S.

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

May has proved to be the most dangerous and deadliest month Baltimore has witnessed in more than 50 years. There were more than two dozen shootings ...