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'I will not let another Holocaust happen!' Sign the petition in support of Iraqi Christians forced to flee from persecution

'I will not let another Holocaust happen!' Sign the petition in support of Iraqi Christians forced to flee from persecution Watch

Middle East

Iraqi Christians have fled Mosul in droves, but some remain behind, awaiting their inevitably gruesome fate. As entire families risk slaughter, ...

Bridget of Sweden, Marriage and Family, and the Need for Canonized Married Saints

Bridget of Sweden, Marriage and Family, and the Need for Canonized Married Saints Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The clear teaching of the Bible, the Christian tradition and the re-emphasis of the last Council in the Catholic Church, the Second Vatican ...

WARNING VERY GRAPHIC UNCENSORED CONTENT: Islamic State terrorists from Australia pose with the severed heads of their captives - CHRISTIANS ARE NEXT

WARNING VERY GRAPHIC UNCENSORED CONTENT: Islamic State terrorists from Australia pose with the severed heads of their captives - CHRISTIANS ARE NEXT Watch

Middle East

In a gruesome series of images, an Islamic State terrorist is tweeting images of a friend posing with the severed heads of decapitated victims. ...

Meriam Ibraham is Free! The Living God Has Heard the Cry of His People! Jesus Christ is Lord!

Meriam Ibraham is Free! The Living God Has Heard the Cry of His People! Jesus Christ is Lord! Watch

Europe

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The photo of Pope Francis blessing Meriam Ibrahim and her little daughter Maya in the Casa Santa Marta on Thursday, July 24, 2014, reciving a ...

Enjoy a SNEAK PREVIEW of our 72-hour sale on popular medals and jewlery!

Enjoy a SNEAK PREVIEW of our 72-hour sale on popular medals and jewlery!

Home & Food

Starting Friday at midnight, Catholic Shopping .com will have a 72-hour sale that will give you 15 percent off all Bliss-manufactured items. These ...

Deacon Keith Fournier: The Courage of the Catholic Bishops, Religious Liberty, Hobby Lobby and ENDA

Deacon Keith Fournier: The Courage of the Catholic Bishops, Religious Liberty, Hobby Lobby and ENDA Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The Catholic Bishops are doing an excellent job standing up for Religious liberty as a fundamental human right. One of my growing concerns is ...

Daily Readings for Saturday, July 26, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Hosea 44:10-15, Reading 1: Hosea 44:1, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 132:13-14, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 132:17-18, Responsorial Psalm: ...

Sts. Joachim and Anne: Saint of the Day for Saturday, July 26, 2014

Sts. Joachim and Anne: Saint of the Day for Saturday, July 26, 2014 Watch

Saints

By tradition Joachim and Anne are considered to be the names of the parents of Mary, the Mother of God. We have no historical evidence, however, of ...

Family Blessing at a Gathering: Prayer of the Day for Saturday, July 26, 2014

Prayers

Father in Heaven, We praise You for giving us Your Son To be our Saviour and Lord. Bless us all as we gather here today, (tonight) And let us ...

Thousands of Christians Flee Under Death Threat From Tyrannical Caliph and ISIS Jihadists

Thousands of Christians Flee Under Death Threat From Tyrannical Caliph and ISIS Jihadists Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

By now, everyone who is in anyway concerned about what is happening to Christians in Iraq has heard the horrific news. The madman who claims to be ...

Indian toddler with severe water on the brain survives surgery

Indian toddler with severe water on the brain survives surgery Watch

Marriage & Family

With a freakish head 37 inches in circumference, a three-year-old Indian girl has underwent surgery to reduce her deformity. Arduous hours of ...

'A negative act necessarily must be condemned:' Vatican revising law on abuse penalties

'A negative act necessarily must be condemned:' Vatican revising law on abuse penalties Watch

Europe

In regards to canonical law regarding acts of sexual misconduct, according to law ended up being too vague, Bishop Juan Ignacio Arrieta says, ...

What happened to all the bugs? Insect population is down by 45 percent in just 35 years

What happened to all the bugs? Insect population is down by 45 percent in just 35 years Watch

Green

We rarely think of insects as being little more than everyday pests. Flies interrupting a breezy day, ant invading a picnic, crickets disrupting ...

Obama demands that illegals be allowed to enter U.S.

Obama demands that illegals be allowed to enter U.S. Watch

U.S.

President Barack Obama's administration is considering whether or not it will allow hundreds of minors and young adults from Honduras and other ...

HAIL BRITANIA! Britain declared fastest growing economy in developed world

HAIL BRITANIA! Britain declared fastest growing economy in developed world Watch

Business & Economics

By CNA/EWTN News

There will always be an England, as the old song goes. While the United Kingdom has experienced highs and lows, it's always recovered - and ...

Jul 26 - Homily: Sts. Joachim and Anne

Jul 26 - Homily: Sts. Joachim and Anne Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

The parents of Our Lady, Saints Joachim and Anne, remind us about the importance of purity, chastity, and modesty, especially in our current culture ...

Attualizzazione Vangelo del 27 Luglio 2014 a cura di don Domenico Luciani

Attualizzazione Vangelo del 27 Luglio 2014 a cura di don Domenico Luciani Watch

International

XVII DOMENICA DEL TEMPO ORDINARIO (ANNO A) Mt 13, 44-52 Vende tutti i suoi averi e compra quel campo.

Beware of fluffy! Those scary dinosaurs may have actually been quite comical to look at

Beware of fluffy! Those scary dinosaurs may have actually been quite comical to look at Watch

Green

The discovery of several 150-million-year-old fossils in Siberia indicates that a majority of dinosaurs were either covered with feathers or had ...

Amazon sits on slippery slope as investors pull out from company

Amazon sits on slippery slope as investors pull out from company Watch

Business & Economics

Amazon lost over $16 billion in value on the night of July 26, a sign that investors were growing weary of the retail giant's repeated failures ...

A LOT OF TEETH! Doctors remove 232 teeth from mouth of teenager

A LOT OF TEETH! Doctors remove 232 teeth from mouth of teenager Watch

Health

We've all had to suffer for several hours in a dental chair, but chances are that our worst experiences were nothing like that of an Indian ...

Are you ready for the next dust bowl? California is!

Are you ready for the next dust bowl? California is! Watch

U.S.

According to a report published by the American space agency and the University of California, the water crisis that is punishing the ...

India's secret suicide epidemic! 2013 saw more than 150,000 deaths!

India's secret suicide epidemic! 2013 saw more than 150,000 deaths! Watch

Asia Pacific

Men in India are twice as likely to commit suicide according to an Indian government agency which is responsible for collecting and analyzing ...

ISIS denies claims that they will enforce mandatory female genital mutilation

ISIS denies claims that they will enforce mandatory female genital mutilation Watch

Middle East

They've seized Iraqi towns, blown up shrines and have threatened the nation's Christian minority - but ISIS is now hotly denying that they intend ...

Daily Readings for Saturday, July 26, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Hosea 44:10-15, Reading 1: Hosea 44:1, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 132:13-14, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 132:11, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah ...

St. James the Greater: Saint of the Day for Friday, July 25, 2014

St. James the Greater: Saint of the Day for Friday, July 25, 2014 Watch

Saints

For James there was no indication that this was the day that his life would change. The dawn for him was not the bright beginning of a new day, but ...

Each New Day: Prayer of the Day for Friday, July 25, 2014

Prayers

Let me pause as I begin this new day to give it to You, Lord. Before the tumult of activities breaks in; before breakfast plates crash through my ...

Friday, July 25 - Homily: St. James the Apostle

Friday, July 25 - Homily: St. James the Apostle Watch

Daily Homilies

Father preaches on St. James the Apostle and how Our Lord used him to teach us humility.

VILE: Somali girl smuggled into United Kingdom for organ harvesting

VILE: Somali girl smuggled into United Kingdom for organ harvesting Watch

Europe

There has been a noticeable uptick of cases of human trafficking in the United Kingdom. In perhaps the most horrific recent case, law ...

Astronomers crack mystery of 'transformer' star

Astronomers crack mystery of 'transformer' star Watch

Technology

Astronomers have discovered a star that seems to vary and vanish in a surprising fashion. They mystery may now have been solved.

BLOWN TO BITS: Video surfaces of Jonah's tomb being destroyed

BLOWN TO BITS: Video surfaces of Jonah's tomb being destroyed Watch

Middle East

It's horrific footage, and many pray that it was faked - but knowing of the ruthlessness of the people involved, it probably wasn't. Jonah's ...

Catholic should be a way of life, not just a Sunday thing

Catholic should be a way of life, not just a Sunday thing

Living Faith

To know the way forward, we must look to the past. As the very first chapter Ecclesiastes tells us, "there is no new thing under the sun," meaning ...

PLAGUE OF BIBLICAL PROPORTIONS: Mayflies descend on Wisconsin

PLAGUE OF BIBLICAL PROPORTIONS: Mayflies descend on Wisconsin Watch

Christmas / Advent

It's a plague of Biblical proportions. Ugly mayflies have descended on the state of Wisconsin, covering up exterior services like so much black, ...