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ISLAMIC STATE PREPARES CHRISTIAN HOLOCAUST

ISLAMIC STATE PREPARES CHRISTIAN HOLOCAUST Watch

Middle East

Imagine you've been given a choice, and just days to make it. You must either change your religion, agree to pay thousands of dollars each year in ...

The buck does stop here: Chinese currency set to close the gap between it and the dollar

The buck does stop here: Chinese currency set to close the gap between it and the dollar Watch

Business & Economics

China's currency, the renminbi (RMB), is looking to become the third-largest international currency behind the U.S.'s dollar and the euro by 2019 ...

Nigerian military swears to retake town after massacre by Muslims

Nigerian military swears to retake town after massacre by Muslims Watch

Africa

The Nigerian terrorist organization Boko Haram has continued its reign of terror, leaving dozens dead in the northeast Nigerian town of Damboa ...

Anarchy in Chicago! Weekend of crime tears city apart

Anarchy in Chicago! Weekend of crime tears city apart Watch

U.S.

There were 47 shooting victims in Chicago this weekend, five of which ended up being fatal, statistics from the Chicago Police Department report.

Let the Holy Spirit Teach us How to Become Prayer

Let the Holy Spirit Teach us How to Become Prayer Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

When the Spirit dwells in a person, from the moment in which that person has become prayer, he never leaves him. For the Spirit himself never ...

Pope expresses regret with exodus of Christians from Mosul

Pope expresses regret with exodus of Christians from Mosul Watch

Living Faith

By Elise Harris (CNA/EWTN News)

In his weekly Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis mourned the fleeing of the last Christians from the Iraqi city of Mosul, who were told by ISIS ...

Daily Readings for Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Ezekiel 3:1-4, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 63:2-6, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 63:8-9, Gospel: Philippians 20:11-18, Gospel: Philippians 20:1-2

St. Mary Magdelene: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, July 22, 2014

St. Mary Magdelene: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Watch

Saints

She is called "the Penitent". St. Mary was given the name 'Magdalen' because, though a Jewish girl, she lived in a Gentile town called ...

Prayer for the Dying #1: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Prayers

Most Merciful Jesus, lover of souls, I pray You, by the agony of Your most Sacred Heart, and by the sorrows of Your Immaculate Mother, to wash ...

Exclusive: Tribute to Bishop Tony Palmer, A Life Dedicated to Unity

Exclusive: Tribute to Bishop Tony Palmer, A Life Dedicated to Unity Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Darrell Wentworth

Monday, July 21, 2014, was supposed to be like most Mondays - the start of a work week. But Deacon Keith Fournier sent me a text informing me ...

A Tribute to Protestant Bishop Tony Palmer, Friend of Francis and Champion of Christian Unity

A Tribute to Protestant Bishop Tony Palmer, Friend of Francis and Champion of Christian Unity Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

I never personally met Bishop Tony Palmer. However, I look forward to spending an eternity in the full communion of God's love with him. I ...

Is the Lord the Constant Refuge in the Midst of your Daily Life?

Is the Lord the Constant Refuge in the Midst of your Daily Life?

Blog

By Deacon Ian VanHeusen

Prayer changes and adapts to the circumstances of our life. We will pray differently after we have worked hard all day and are tired as opposed to ...

The Contraceptive New York Nanny, Bill Donohue and the Catholic League

The Contraceptive New York Nanny, Bill Donohue and the Catholic League Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The idea that the government is now in the business of arm-twisting women not to have more children - immediately after childbirth - is morally ...

Building a culture of life: Colorado clinic takes brave stand

Building a culture of life: Colorado clinic takes brave stand Watch

U.S.

By CNA/EWTN News

A Colorado women's health clinic seeking to offer natural care that respects human dignity has drawn praise for helping to build up a culture of life.

THINGS TO COME? ISIS stones Syrian woman to death over 'adultery charges'

THINGS TO COME? ISIS stones Syrian woman to death over 'adultery charges' Watch

Middle East

Al-Qaeda-breakaway group, the Islamic State, has now stoned a woman to death for adultery in Syria. It was the first such execution carried out ...

Jul 22 - Homily: St. Mary Magdalene

Jul 22 - Homily: St. Mary Magdalene Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

St. Mary Magdalene teaches us by the purity of her perfect contrition and love how we, too, may console the Heart of Jesus. Ave Maria! Mass: St. ...

"The Hearts of Jesus and Mary": Sermon by Fr John Lawrence Polis FI. A Day With Mary Watch

A Day With Mary

"The Hearts of Jesus and Mary": Sermon by Fr John Lawrence Polis FI. A Day With Mary, Church of St Mary-on-the-Quay. Bristol, London. Sat 5 July ...

When more than 80 percent of California faces extreme drought -- the spigots remain open

When more than 80 percent of California faces extreme drought -- the spigots remain open Watch

U.S.

Extremely dry conditions in the state of California has 80 percent of the so-called Golden State in extreme drought conditions. Many couldn't ...

CRIES FOR HELP: Head of Iraq's Catholic Church issues appeal 'to all who have a living conscience'

CRIES FOR HELP: Head of Iraq's Catholic Church issues appeal 'to all who have a living conscience' Watch

Middle East

In an appeal "to all who have a living conscience in Iraq and all the world," Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako, head of Iraq's Catholic Church, ...

Putin vs. the World: One plane crash may spell the end for Russian president's ambitious plan of conquest

Putin vs. the World: One plane crash may spell the end for Russian president's ambitious plan of conquest Watch

Europe

World opinion continues to oppose Russian President Vladimir Putin, with the destruction of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine being the ...

Monday, July 21 - Homily: St. Lawrence of Brindisi

Monday, July 21 - Homily: St. Lawrence of Brindisi Watch

Daily Homilies

On the Franciscan Doctor of the Church whose love of God brought him great success as a preacher and scholar.

IT'S ABOUT TIME: Rick Perry deploys national guard to halt southern invasion!

IT'S ABOUT TIME: Rick Perry deploys national guard to halt southern invasion! Watch

U.S.

In an effort to stem the influx of tens of thousands of illegal immigrant children that have been entering the United States illegally in 2014, ...

Bald eagles make a surprising comback in California!

Bald eagles make a surprising comback in California! Watch

Green

For the first time in more than 50 years, a nesting pair of bald eagles have been found on San Clemente Island, officials reported on July 17.

Daily Readings for Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Ezekiel 3:1-4, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 63:8-9, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 63:2-6, Gospel: Philippians 20:11-18, Gospel: Philippians 20:1-2

St. Lawrence of Brindisi: Saint of the Day for Monday, July 21, 2014

St. Lawrence of Brindisi: Saint of the Day for Monday, July 21, 2014 Watch

Saints

Caesare de Rossi was born at Brandisi, kingdom of Naples, on July 22nd. He was educated by the conventual Franciscans there and by his uncle at St. ...

A Student's Prayer (by St. Thomas Aquinas): Prayer of the Day for Monday, July 21, 2014

Prayers

Come, Holy Spirit, Divine Creator, true source of light and fountain of wisdom! Pour forth your brilliance upon my dense intellect, dissipate ...

Is Mount Rainier about to blow? A new study promises to reveal clues about an upcoming eruption

Is Mount Rainier about to blow? A new study promises to reveal clues about an upcoming eruption Watch

U.S.

A huge magma reservoir below Mount Rainier in Washington state has been mapped by American and Norwegian researchers, which may provide subtle ...

Latest claim: the universe might not be natural... Say whaa?

Latest claim: the universe might not be natural... Say whaa? Watch

Technology

The nature and structure of the universe is one of the most enduring questions of the ages. Even the Book of Genesis addresses the topic. Presently, ...

Do You Believe You Are A Beloved Child Of The Father?

Do You Believe You Are A Beloved Child Of The Father?

Blog

By Jackie Stammen

You are a beloved child of the Father. Do you believe it?

How malnutrition kills, and a painful look at the South Sudan crisis

How malnutrition kills, and a painful look at the South Sudan crisis Watch

Africa

With hundreds of thousands of people, especially children expected to die in South Sudan in the coming months, attention is finally being focused on ...

Your Catholic Voice Foundation delivers for Sisters of St. Joseph

Your Catholic Voice Foundation delivers for Sisters of St. Joseph

Living Faith

An order for 350 Bibles for a Catholic school in Grenada has been shipped to the sisters free of international shipping charges, thanks to you, the ...

BUSTED: FedEx indicted on numerous counts for shipping illegal internet pharmacy drugs

BUSTED: FedEx indicted on numerous counts for shipping illegal internet pharmacy drugs Watch

U.S.

Online pharmacies, operating beneath the radar of drug regulation, often make drugs intended for pain control and psychiatric needs available for ...