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HITTING WALL: Nation of Greece prepares for economic meltdown

HITTING WALL: Nation of Greece prepares for economic meltdown Watch

Europe

The nation of Greece, after years of scolding by the European Union over its fiscal irresponsibility is headed to an inevitable meltdown. Cash ...

Obama declared 'amateur' and 'Marxist' by Center for Disease Control (CDC) official

Obama declared 'amateur' and 'Marxist' by Center for Disease Control (CDC) official Watch

Politics & Policy

United States President Barack Obama's unchecked influx of unvaccinated child immigrants across the U.S. - Mexico border has an official with the ...

Catholic Church in U.S. has weathered adversity before - and will emerge triumphant, historian says

Catholic Church in U.S. has weathered adversity before - and will emerge triumphant, historian says Watch

U.S.

By Matt Hadro, CNA/EWTN News

As bishops warn of current threats to religious liberty in the United States, Catholics can take heart that such challenges have faced them ...

After same-sex unions legalized, polygamous Montana trio demands same

After same-sex unions legalized, polygamous Montana trio demands same Watch

U.S.

It was bound to happen. After the Supreme Court ruled same-sex unions legal in all 50 states, other proponents of non-traditional arrangements ...

Gang of teens riot inside Georgia Walmart causing thousands of dollars in damage

Gang of teens riot inside Georgia Walmart causing thousands of dollars in damage Watch

Marriage & Family

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A Wal-Mart in Georgia was ransacked by a mob led by a teenage boy, now in police custody. Identified as Kharron Green, 17, the boy was caught on ...

Daily Readings for Friday, July 03, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Ephesians 2:19-22, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 117:1-2, Gospel: John 20:24-29

St. Thomas: Saint of the Day for Friday, July 03, 2015

St. Thomas: Saint of the Day for Friday, July 03, 2015

Saints

St. Thomas was a Jew, called to be one of the twelve Apostles. He was a dedicated but impetuous follower of Christ. When Jesus said He was returning ...

A Prayer of Gratitude for God's Blessings - Acts of Thomas: Prayer of the Day for Friday, July 03, 2015

Prayers

O Lord and Vivifier, Your grace has achieved for us all that You had spoken and promised. Grant us access to the place of Your peace. For You ...

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg predicts the future of technology

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg predicts the future of technology Watch

Technology

By Hannah Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's CEO, shared and explained preparations the social media company is developing for the future. Through his profile's Q&A, ...

Amazing beautiful ancient mosaic church floor found under courtyard of current church

Amazing beautiful ancient mosaic church floor found under courtyard of current church Watch

Living Faith

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Archaeologists have discovered an ancient decorated mosaic floor of an ancient church, underneath its modern incarnation, during an excavation. The ...

Historically important religious discovery found while family renovates living room

Historically important religious discovery found while family renovates living room Watch

Marriage & Family

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

During an Israeli family's living room renovation, they discovered an ancient ritual bath under the floor. Calling the Israel Antiquities Authority, ...

350-pound dolphin accidentally lands on cruise ship severely injuring woman

350-pound dolphin accidentally lands on cruise ship severely injuring woman Watch

U.S.

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

To kick off the summer break and celebrate Father's day, a family went aboard a cruise that ended with a traumatizing accident. As the cruise started ...

Episcopalians overwhelmingly vote to let same-sex weddings in churches

Episcopalians overwhelmingly vote to let same-sex weddings in churches Watch

U.S.

Episcopalians voted overwhelmingly this week to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples. The Episcopal Church has long been on the ...

ISIS posting up to 100,000 tweets per day, governments falling behind in cyber war

ISIS posting up to 100,000 tweets per day, governments falling behind in cyber war Watch

Technology

Sometimes all it takes - is one sympathetic ear or voice in a massive sea of indifference to turn a law-abiding citizen into an agent of terror ...

Jul 03 - Homily: Believing Without Seeing

Jul 03 - Homily: Believing Without Seeing Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

All of us are "they who have not seen, but believe." Ave Maria! Mass: St. Thomas the Apostle - Feast - Form: OF Readings:  1st: eph ...

Jul 03 - Homily: St. Thomas, from Doubt to Faith

Jul 03 - Homily: St. Thomas, from Doubt to Faith Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Fr. Alan on the how the doubt of Thomas turned into faith and how reflecting on this helps us to get past our own moments of doubt. Ave ...

TERROR LEAK: ISIS learns of FBI command centers across U.S. for Fourth of July

TERROR LEAK: ISIS learns of FBI command centers across U.S. for Fourth of July Watch

U.S.

It appears that an important bit of counter-terrorism may have landed into the wrong hands. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, or FBI is ...

'Enough with all the rules' firework industry calls out to Obama

'Enough with all the rules' firework industry calls out to Obama Watch

Business & Economics

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

This year, more states have allowed people to buy pyrotechnic materials, such as sparklers and Roman Candles. In fact, this year has been wonderful ...

Former 'Accountant of Auschwitz' asks God for forgiveness during trial facing 300,000 counts of accessory to murder

Former 'Accountant of Auschwitz' asks God for forgiveness during trial facing 300,000 counts of accessory to murder Watch

Living Faith

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Former Auschwitz guard, Oscar Groening has asked for God's forgiveness after serving Austchwitz during his testimony in court, last Wednesday. The ...

Twisted ISIS video shows militants executed by men in notorious orange jumpsuits

Twisted ISIS video shows militants executed by men in notorious orange jumpsuits Watch

Middle East

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Islamic State militants were captured and slaughtered on camera by a rebel group in Syria. The members of the rebel group were clad in orange ...

Are you at risk for skin cancer? Too much citrus may lead to melanoma

Are you at risk for skin cancer? Too much citrus may lead to melanoma Watch

Health

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Consuming large amounts of orange juice or grapefruit may increase the risk of the most dangerous type of skin cancer, melanoma, according to recent ...

Daily Readings for Thursday, July 02, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Genesis 22:1-19, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 115:1-9, Gospel: Matthew 9:1-8

St. Bernardino Realino: Saint of the Day for Thursday, July 02, 2015

St. Bernardino Realino: Saint of the Day for Thursday, July 02, 2015 Watch

Saints

St. Bernardino Realino was born into a noble family of Capri, Italy in 1530. After receiving a thorough and devout Christian education at the hands ...

Prayer for Employment: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, July 02, 2015

Prayers

God, our Father, I turn to you seeking your divine help and guidance as I look for suitable employment. I need your wisdom to guide my footsteps ...

Remembering another great encyclical!

Remembering another great encyclical!

Living Faith

By Tony Magliano

While Pope Francis' new encyclical Laudato, Si' is enjoying wide publicity, few people are aware this year marks the 20th anniversary of another ...

PUBLIC HEALTH VICTORY: Cuba becomes first nation to eliminate mother-to-child HIV, syphilis

PUBLIC HEALTH VICTORY: Cuba becomes first nation to eliminate mother-to-child HIV, syphilis Watch

Health

Heralded as one of the "greatest public health achievements possible," World Health Organization director-general Margaret Chan has declared that ...

Will Pope Francis chew coca leaves on his forthcoming trip to Bolivia?

Will Pope Francis chew coca leaves on his forthcoming trip to Bolivia? Watch

Americas

By Mary Rezac, CNA/EWTN News

Pope Francis might chew coca leaves - or maybe sip coca tea - during his visit to Bolivia next week, the Vatican has said.

U.S. archbishops express excitement over pending papal visit

U.S. archbishops express excitement over pending papal visit Watch

Living Faith

By Matt Hadro (CNA/EWTN News)

Looking forward to Pope Francis' September visit to the U.S., the nation's bishops were exuberant on Tuesday, as the itinerary for the apostolic ...

DWARF Cows: Are they the answer to farmers' climate change problems?

DWARF Cows: Are they the answer to farmers' climate change problems? Watch

Green

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Summer months bring an intense heat to farmlands and drought stricken parts of the world. The heat from the sun can damage not only crops that need ...

San Francisco hit with a stinkier side of the California drought as sewer pipes deteriorate

San Francisco hit with a stinkier side of the California drought as sewer pipes deteriorate Watch

Green

By Hannah Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The severe drought in California has recently alarmed residents of San Francisco, as its century-old sewer system takes a serious hit. Contrary ...