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Couple married 73 years die 28 hours apart

Couple married 73 years die 28 hours apart Watch

Marriage & Family

Helen and Joe Auer had been married in 1941. Joe was a proud World War II veteran. Helen bore her husband 10 children. After it was all said and ...

HORRIFIC video shows Islamic State stoning Yazidi woman - by group of men, including HER father

HORRIFIC video shows Islamic State stoning Yazidi woman - by group of men, including HER father Watch

Middle East

A sickening video of a young woman being stoned to death by a group of men, which includes her own father. Has been released by Islamic State. ...

Yazidi woman 'I've been raped 30 times and it's not even lunchtime!'

Yazidi woman 'I've been raped 30 times and it's not even lunchtime!' Watch

Middle East

A young Yazidi woman held captive by the Islamic State for repeated sexual abuse says that she was raped 30 times in just a few hours. Kept ...

Six times as many people are executed in China as the rest of the world COMBINED

Six times as many people are executed in China as the rest of the world COMBINED Watch

Asia Pacific

The Dui Hua Foundation, a San Francisco-based human rights group, said that China executed 2,400 prisoners last year.

Americans thinking healthy, and Coca-Cola and McDonald's suffer as a result

Americans thinking healthy, and Coca-Cola and McDonald's suffer as a result Watch

Home & Food

It's fast and inexpensive and not good for you - and since Americans are becoming more health conscious, or desire higher quality fare, such ...

BREAKING: Shots fired in Canadian capital, soldier killed by gunman at war memorial

BREAKING: Shots fired in Canadian capital, soldier killed by gunman at war memorial Watch

Americas

By Robert Mullen (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

There have been multiple gunmen and gunshots in Canada's capital of Ottawa, and at least one Canadian service man was shot in what may be-but is ...

Daily Readings for Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Hebrews 3:2-12, Responsorial Psalm: Joel 12:2-6, Gospel: Ephesians 12:39-48

St. Pope John Paul II: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, October 22, 2014

St. Pope John Paul II: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Watch

Saints

Karol J. Wojtyla, known as John Paul II since his October 1978 election to the papacy, was born in Wadowice, a small city 50 kilometres from Cracow, ...

Prayer to St. John Paul II: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Prayers

Oh, St. John Paul, from the window of heaven, grant us your blessing! Bless the church that you loved and served and guided, courageously leading it ...

Catholic school forbids Hollywood lesbian drama from shooting on location

Catholic school forbids Hollywood lesbian drama from shooting on location Watch

U.S.

While actresses Julianne Moore and Ellen Page are big names in filmland, their largesse didn't get them past the authorities at Salesian High ...

MASSIVE FAILURE - Good money after bad in Obama opium strategy

MASSIVE FAILURE - Good money after bad in Obama opium strategy Watch

Asia Pacific

Despite American and Coalition expenditures in Afghanistan, that country has produced a record crop of opium. The crop is important because it is ...

New documentary reveals King Tut had a club foot and other startling discoveries

New documentary reveals King Tut had a club foot and other startling discoveries Watch

Africa

King Tutankhamun, or as he is more commonly know, "King Tut" was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh who ruled over much of the civilized world until his ...

On the Feast of St. John Paul II, His Prophetic Warning to the U.S. Requires a Response

On the Feast of St. John Paul II, His Prophetic Warning to the U.S. Requires a Response Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

In an address given during that 1976 Eucharistic Congress in Philadelphia for the bicentennial celebration of the signing of the Declaration of ...

Wednesday, October 22 - Homily: St. Peter of Alcantara, Penitent

Wednesday, October 22 - Homily: St. Peter of Alcantara, Penitent Watch

Daily Homilies

Fr. Elias on the life of St. Peter of Alcantara, a Franciscan, who lived a life of extraordinary penance.  He contrasts this spirit ...

ACTIVE SHOOTER - Kids, teachers, community terrorized by admin, police at Thompson Jr. HS in Bakersfield in the name of safety?

ACTIVE SHOOTER - Kids, teachers, community terrorized by admin, police at Thompson Jr. HS in Bakersfield in the name of safety? Watch

News

The latest school shooting did not make the national news yesterday because allegedly it was an act of domestic terrorism perpetrated against kids ...

Is it a sign of impending collapse? Financial savant Warren Buffett loses two billion in stock market

Is it a sign of impending collapse? Financial savant Warren Buffett loses two billion in stock market Watch

Business & Economics

Warren Buffett, the man known for focusing on long-term investment performance as apposed to making the quick buck, has lost $2 million in ...

How would you like to handle acid with your bare hands? For many in Bangladesh, this is their only option

How would you like to handle acid with your bare hands? For many in Bangladesh, this is their only option Watch

Asia Pacific

There is a dark side in the growing labor sector of Bangladesh, one that makes workers look decades older than they are.

Guns Do Not Have Rights, People Do. Legitimate Self Defense is One of Them

Guns Do Not Have Rights, People Do. Legitimate Self Defense is One of Them

U.S.

By Keith A. Fournier

We live in a precarious time in the United States of America. Many of us are deeply concerned about the effort to infringe upon the fundamental ...

Guest Commentary by Ken Blackwell: Houston's Mayor is Endangering Civil Rights

Guest Commentary by Ken Blackwell: Houston's Mayor is Endangering Civil Rights

U.S.

By Ken Blackwell

In Houston, Texas, we have seen a bizarre twist on traditional Civil Rights play out. The Mayor of Houston, Annise Parker, has been waging an ...

Finding the Path to Peace Through Forgiveness

Finding the Path to Peace Through Forgiveness Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

In 1999 I was a part of Project Reconciliation led by a true peacemaker, paralyzed police officer Detective Steven McDonald. This trip was a part ...

Islamic State has infiltrated INSIDE of Turkey with attempt to kidnap Syrian leader

Islamic State has infiltrated INSIDE of Turkey with attempt to kidnap Syrian leader Watch

Middle East

While Islamic State fighters batter the Syrian city of Kobani near the border with Turkey, ISIS agents are apparently now currently operating ...

Daily Readings for Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Hebrews 3:2-12, Responsorial Psalm: Joel 12:2-6, Gospel: Ephesians 12:39-48

St. Hilarion: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, October 21, 2014

St. Hilarion: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Saints

Abbot and disciple of St. Anthony the Great, companion of St. Hesychius. He was born in Tabatha, Palestine, and was educated in Alexandria, Egypt. He ...

Prayer to Holy Michael the Archangel: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Prayers

Holy Michael, the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our safeguard against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we ...

Blank 'green Obamacards' - up to 34 MILLION - issued prior to promised amnesty

Blank 'green Obamacards' - up to 34 MILLION - issued prior to promised amnesty Watch

Politics & Policy

Thirty-four million blank work permits and "green cards," which authorizes illegal immigrants to live and work in the United States are currently ...

Jack 'the acid' Ripper: Suspects arrested in connection with acid attacks against women in Iran

Jack 'the acid' Ripper: Suspects arrested in connection with acid attacks against women in Iran Watch

Middle East

Iranian authorities have arrested a number of people suspected of throwing acid at women. Its' believed that the women were wearing their ...

Programs help young women in Kenya flee prostitution

Programs help young women in Kenya flee prostitution Watch

Africa

By Katy Migiro, Thomson Reuters Foundation

The alcohol lining the 12-year-old Kenyan girl's stomach did nothing to quell her hunger pangs.

Suspected Indiana serial killer foiled by text messages

Suspected Indiana serial killer foiled by text messages Watch

U.S.

Darren Deon Vann told Indiana Police he "messed up" and expressed surprise that he was found so quickly, in the biggest understatement in recent ...

Algerian-Libyan border under lockdown due to deteriorating situation in Benghazi

Algerian-Libyan border under lockdown due to deteriorating situation in Benghazi Watch

Africa

By Kaci Racelma (Algiers, Algeria)

The deteriorating situation in Libya - in particular in the eastern city of Benghazi, has the Algerian people calling for more protection along ...

What's the biggest danger in your home? It will shock and disgust you

What's the biggest danger in your home? It will shock and disgust you Watch

Health

The biggest danger in your house aren't stairs, bugs or chemicals, but actually may be hand towels kept in the kitchen.