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Lent is almost over, but have YOU kept this Commandment?

Lent is almost over, but have YOU kept this Commandment? Watch

Lent / Easter

The time has finally come. We've sacrificed, struggled, and prayed our way to the end of Lent. Easter is about to begin. Hopefully, Lent has not been ...

A Good Friday Reflection

A Good Friday Reflection

Blog

By Michael Seagriff

This is not just another Friday. This is Good Friday. Will that fact make any difference in the way we live this day?

'Priestly joy is a priceless treasure,' Pope Francis says

'Priestly joy is a priceless treasure,' Pope Francis says Watch

Living Faith

If a priest wants to overcome moments of sadness, exhaustion and boredom, in addition to discovering his true identity, he must head for the exit ...

IMPLACABLE EVIL: Militant Muslim group Boko Haram terrorizes Nigeria

IMPLACABLE EVIL: Militant Muslim group Boko Haram terrorizes Nigeria Watch

Africa

Boko Haram, whose name means that "Western education is sin" in the native Hausa language of Nigeria, has leaped once again into international ...

Uh-oh! One in every 20 adults seeking medical care walks away misdiagnosed

Uh-oh! One in every 20 adults seeking medical care walks away misdiagnosed Watch

Health

If you're diligent and go to your doctor regularly - you still may not be getting a clean bill of health. According to a new study, one in 20 ...

DECLARED INVALID: North Dakota abortion ban overturned by federal judge

DECLARED INVALID: North Dakota abortion ban overturned by federal judge Watch

Politics & Policy

A North Dakota law banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know ...

Daily Readings for Friday, April 18, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Joel 53:1-12, Reading 1: Joel 52:13-15, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 31:25, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 31:15-17, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah ...

St. Apollonius the Apologist: Saint of the Day for Friday, April 18, 2014

St. Apollonius the Apologist: Saint of the Day for Friday, April 18, 2014

Saints

Martyr whose Apologia, or defense of the faith, is considered one of the most priceless documents of the early Church. Apollonius was a Roman senator ...

Aspiration: Prayer of the Day for Friday, April 18, 2014

Prayers

O my dear Angel Guardian, preserve me from the misfortune of offending God.

Algerian presidential election ends in violence, much disappointment

Algerian presidential election ends in violence, much disappointment Watch

Africa

By Kaci Racelma (Algiers, Algeria)

The Algerian presidential election ended in accusations, invectives and violence. The disappointment here is palpable: Elderly and infirm ...

Evidence of corruption: Newly disclosed emails show Lois Lerner WAS in contact with the DOJ over conservative political groups

Evidence of corruption: Newly disclosed emails show Lois Lerner WAS in contact with the DOJ over conservative political groups Watch

Politics & Policy

The Lois Lerner - Eric Holder scandal has hit the fan with the court ordered release of documents which implicate both in breaking the law to ...

Cliven Bundy is a scofflaw, so why are so many people supporting him?

Cliven Bundy is a scofflaw, so why are so many people supporting him? Watch

Politics & Policy

Despite the drama which recently unfolded on the Bundy ranch in Nevada, the federal government apparently has a history of using heavy-handed tactics ...

AL-QAEDA ALIVE: 'We must eliminate the cross ... The bearer of the cross is America!'

AL-QAEDA ALIVE: 'We must eliminate the cross ... The bearer of the cross is America!' Watch

Middle East

"This is quite an extraordinary video," terrorist experts Paul Cruickshank says. There's another word for it: absolutely horrifying. In the ...

Speaking out: Reporters Without Borders tell U.S. Secretary Kerry about Algeria's issue

Speaking out: Reporters Without Borders tell U.S. Secretary Kerry about Algeria's issue Watch

Africa

By Kaci Racelma (Algiers, Algeria)

United States Secretary of State John Kerry made a two-day visit to Algiers on the second and third day of April. Kerry touched down in the ...

Vowing not to repeat mistakes of Arab Spring, Mauritanians forge new democracy

Vowing not to repeat mistakes of Arab Spring, Mauritanians forge new democracy Watch

Africa

For the first time, the African nation of Mauritania is in the position to lay down the foundations of a democratic government. That nation's ...

Pope Francis: Jesus asked us to always be at the service of others

Pope Francis: Jesus asked us to always be at the service of others Watch

International > ROMEreports TV

On Holy Thursday Mass, he tenderly washed the feet of 12 disabled and elderly people. Pope Francis celebrated one of the most important ceremonies of ...

Pope Francis washes feet of 12 elderly and disabled people

Pope Francis washes feet of 12 elderly and disabled people Watch

International > ROMEreports TV

ONLY VIDEO-) On Holy Thursday, Pope Francis washed the feet of 12 patients with special needs at the St. Mary of Providence Center, for the Don ...

EYES TO THE HEAVENS: Astronomers say there may be a 'new Saturn moon'

EYES TO THE HEAVENS: Astronomers say there may be a 'new Saturn moon' Watch

Technology

All eyes are on the heavens as astronomers theorize that another moon for the ringed planet of Saturn may be on its way. If the heavenly body in ...

WSJ exposes secret tax Obama has imposed on EVERY HOUSEHOLD in America - and yes, you have to pay!

WSJ exposes secret tax Obama has imposed on EVERY HOUSEHOLD in America - and yes, you have to pay! Watch

Politics & Policy

The Wall Street Journal has exposed one of the greatest problems of the Obama administration and how its behavior is hurting the economy. While most ...

15 Movies You Should Watch When You Turn 50

15 Movies You Should Watch When You Turn 50 Watch

Movies

By Deal W. Hudson

To put it bluntly, there are some books we shouldn't try to read when we are young because, first, we won't really understand them, and, second, ...

Holy Thursday: Take Up the Basin and Towel. Love is a Verb.

Holy Thursday: Take Up the Basin and Towel. Love is a Verb. Watch

Lent / Easter

By Deacon Keith Fournier

The Vigil Mass of Holy Thursday is meant to deepen our understanding of the self emptying of Jesus Christ. It is also meant to open up for us a ...

Holy Thursday: He Loves to the End

Holy Thursday: He Loves to the End Watch

Lent / Easter

By Deacon F.K. Bartels

Jesus Christ has loved us to the very end. There is great spiritual profit to be found in meditating on those words. They might give the ...

Of Holy Thursday, Priests, the Eucharist, and the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass

Of Holy Thursday, Priests, the Eucharist, and the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass

Blog

By Michael Seagriff

When Jesus told His followers that unless they ate His Body and drank His Blood, they could not have eternal life, large numbers left and never ...

Daily Readings for Thursday, April 17, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Joel 61:8-9, Reading 1: Joel 61:6, Reading 1: Joel 61:1-3, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 89:27, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 89:25, ...

St. Anicetus: Saint of the Day for Thursday, April 17, 2014

St. Anicetus: Saint of the Day for Thursday, April 17, 2014

Saints

Anicetus was a Syrian from Emesa. He became pope about 155 and actively opposed Marcionism and Gnosticism. His pontificate saw the appearance of the ...

Prayer to Love God above all Things: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, April 17, 2014

Prayers

God, my Father, may I love You in all things and above all things. May I reach the joy which You have prepared for me in Heaven. Nothing is ...

Who's ready for the most historic canonization in modern history?

Who's ready for the most historic canonization in modern history?

Living Faith

Are you ready for the canonization of Pope John Paul II? Vatican officials are busy preparing for the historic canonization of Popes John Paul II and ...

Pope Francis encourages people to kiss crucifix and recite simple prayer

Pope Francis encourages people to kiss crucifix and recite simple prayer Watch

Living Faith

Pope Francis is encouraging people this holy week to pick up a crucifix, kiss it and recite the simple prayer: "Thank you, Jesus. Thank you, ...

Africa's Sahel region still under iron fist of terrorist groups

Africa's Sahel region still under iron fist of terrorist groups Watch

Africa

By Kaci Racelma (Algiers, Algeria)

Composed of the nations of Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania and Niger, the Sahel region of Africa remains under the stranglehold of several ...

FORCED BESTIALITY: Evil teenage girls sexually assault autistic boy - and record it for posterity

FORCED BESTIALITY: Evil teenage girls sexually assault autistic boy - and record it for posterity Watch

U.S.

In an episode shocking for its sheer cruelty, two teenage girls in Maryland are now in custody after they repeatedly abused a 16-year-old ...

Suffering, dying in silence: Syrian Christians face arduous holy week

Suffering, dying in silence: Syrian Christians face arduous holy week Watch

Middle East

The assassination of Dutch Jesuit Fr. Frans van der Lugt, shot to death by an unknown assailant at his base in Homs, Syria on April 7 has cast a ...

IS THE SECOND COMING NIGH? Four blood moons this year all occur on Jewish holidays

IS THE SECOND COMING NIGH? Four blood moons this year all occur on Jewish holidays Watch

Technology

As climate change wreaks havoc worldwide, and relations between the U.S. and Russia reach a low point over Ukraine, some Christians say that the ...