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Finding the Path to Peace in an Age of Violence and Hostility

Finding the Path to Peace in an Age of Violence and Hostility Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith Fournier

This gift of peace which Jesus offers is critically important in this age filled with the opposite. We awaken daily to reports of terror, ...

Chinese, Indian immigrants in United States taking away lead set by Mexico

Chinese, Indian immigrants in United States taking away lead set by Mexico Watch

U.S.

In spite of its next-door proximity to the United States, Mexico has lost the lead in send immigrants to the United States. Both China and India ...

Former terror suspect among two gunmen shot, killed by police at Texas anti-Islam event

Former terror suspect among two gunmen shot, killed by police at Texas anti-Islam event Watch

U.S.

Thirty-year-old Elton Simpson, along with his 34-year-old roommate Nadir Soofi was shot dead by police at an anti-Islamist art contest near ...

Battle against the Islamic State draws Kurdish women to combat frontlines

Battle against the Islamic State draws Kurdish women to combat frontlines Watch

Middle East

The war against the Islamic State has reached the point where all available labor must draw upon the female population as well. Kurdish forces ...

Monday, May 4 - Homily: Who Loves Jesus?

Monday, May 4 - Homily: Who Loves Jesus? Watch

Daily Homilies

"Whoever has my commandments and observes them is the one who loves me." John 14:21.

Avowed socialist Bernie Sanders calls for 'political revolution' in United States

Avowed socialist Bernie Sanders calls for 'political revolution' in United States Watch

Politics & Policy

Vermont Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is calling for a political revolution in the United States. Sanders says he envisions a ...

Daily Readings for Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Acts of Apostles 14:19-28, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 145:10-13, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 145:21, Gospel: John 14:27-31

St. Hilary of Arles: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, May 05, 2015

St. Hilary of Arles: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Saints

Bishop of Arles, France, and friend and relative of St. Honoratus. He was born to a noble family in Lorraine and was successful, although he gave up ...

Padre Nuestro - Our Father (Lord's Prayer): Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Prayers

Padre nuestro, que estás en el cielo. Santificado sea tu nombre. Venga tu reino. Hágase tu voluntad en la tierra como en el cielo. Danos hoy ...

Climate change to cause animal extinction in next century

Climate change to cause animal extinction in next century Watch

Green

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

In the next century or so, one in six species of plants and animals are likely to be extinct in South America, New Zealand, and Australia. Species in ...

12 unusual facts about smell and taste

12 unusual facts about smell and taste Watch

Health

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The associate director of the Center for Smell and Taste at the University of Florida, Steven D. Munger, Ph.D, has answered some questions posed to ...

Obamacare, State Sovereignty, and the Heckler's Veto at the Supreme Court

Obamacare, State Sovereignty, and the Heckler's Veto at the Supreme Court

U.S.

By Edwin Meese III & J. Kenneth Blackwell

Refusing to give effect to Congress's law would usher in an era where courts routinely let presidents rewrite statutes whenever the words ...

Special Report: UN French Soldiers Rape African Boys in Central African Republic

Special Report: UN French Soldiers Rape African Boys in Central African Republic Watch

Africa

By Obianuju Ekeocha

African nations have been under severe pressure to fall in line and submit to the rainbow flag of the LGBT campaigns. Many of our African leaders ...

Fr. Peter M. J. Stravinskas on What it Means to be a Crusader Today

Fr. Peter M. J. Stravinskas on What it Means to be a Crusader Today

U.S.

By Fr. Peter M. J. Stravinskas, Ph.D., S.T.D.

When Pope Urban II called for the First Crusade in 1095, he envisioned it as a defensive action, designed to liberate the Holy Land from the ...

3 things Christians must recognize about anxiety and depression

3 things Christians must recognize about anxiety and depression Watch

Living Faith

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Depression, anxiety and other mental illnesses are often misunderstood, even by Christians. Due to the personal and internal nature of the ...

May 05 - Homily: My Peace I Give You

May 05 - Homily: My Peace I Give You Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Fr. Joseph on how Our Lord wishes to give us peace that comes from being one with Him and by sharing this with others. Ave Maria! Mass: Tuesday 5th ...

May 04 - Homily: Who Loves Jesus?

May 04 - Homily: Who Loves Jesus? Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

"Whoever has my commandments and observes them is the one who loves me." Jn 14:21 Ave Maria! Mass: Monday 5th Week of Easter - Wkdy - ...

Banished Filipino refugees remarkably live and work on the ocean

Banished Filipino refugees remarkably live and work on the ocean Watch

Asia Pacific

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Filipino refugees have chosen to establish a community on stilts over the ocean, off the coast of Malaysia, after their country banished them for ...

'Empty landscapes': Massive herbivore extinction in Southeast Asia hurts environment

'Empty landscapes': Massive herbivore extinction in Southeast Asia hurts environment Watch

Green

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Oxford University researchers observed a rapid decline among large herbivores living in the rainforests, savannah and jungles located in Southeast ...

Welcome to Liberland: Small patch claims to be world's newest country

Welcome to Liberland: Small patch claims to be world's newest country Watch

Europe

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Liberland, the world's newest country, is a "pocket-sized" land that already has its own flag -- decorated with an eagle and a sun -- and its own ...

30 dead migrants dug up inside Southern Thailand human-trafficking camp

30 dead migrants dug up inside Southern Thailand human-trafficking camp Watch

Asia Pacific

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A gruesome scenario was discovered by authorities after reaching remote woodland that served as a camp for human traffickers. About 30 bodies of ...

Vast majority of Americans fear further racial unrest come the summer months

Vast majority of Americans fear further racial unrest come the summer months Watch

U.S.

According to a poll, a vast majority of Americans fear further racial unrest come the long, hot summer months. A whopping 96 percent of those ...

Father Junipero Serra praised by Pope Francis as 'one of the founding fathers of the United States'

Father Junipero Serra praised by Pope Francis as 'one of the founding fathers of the United States' Watch

Living Faith

Declaring 18th century Franciscan priest Father Junipero Serra as "one of the founding fathers of the United States," Pope Francis, speaking in ...

Daily Readings for Monday, May 04, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Acts of Apostles 14:5-18, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 115:1-4, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 115:15-16, Gospel: John 14:21-26

St. Florian: Saint of the Day for Monday, May 04, 2015

St. Florian: Saint of the Day for Monday, May 04, 2015

Saints

The St. Florian commemorated in the Roman Martyrology on May 4th, was an officer of the Roman army, who occupied a high administrative post in ...

The Universal Prayer (attributed to Pope Clement Xi): Prayer of the Day for Monday, May 04, 2015

Prayers

Lord, I believe in you: increase my faith. I trust in you: strengthen my trust. I love you: let me love you more and more. I am sorry for my sins: ...

Ready or not -- DNA editing makes giant step forward

Ready or not -- DNA editing makes giant step forward Watch

Health

The mad scientist custom constructing a human being in the manner of Dr. Frankenstein in countless B-movies grows ever nearer in reality. A ...

30% of all jobs will be gone to the metal 'Mad Men' Robots:  White-collar activities not immune, experts warn

30% of all jobs will be gone to the metal 'Mad Men' Robots: White-collar activities not immune, experts warn Watch

Technology

Once the domain of "Buck Rogers" and science fiction, robots are becoming increasingly common in 21st Century life. Specific examples include ...

New study pinpoints most 'racist' areas in America -- and it's not where you think it is

New study pinpoints most 'racist' areas in America -- and it's not where you think it is Watch

U.S.

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

New research suggests that areas in the northern part of the United States have higher mortality rates for black Americans and the people were found ...

Genetic breakthrough could mark farewell to aging

Genetic breakthrough could mark farewell to aging Watch

Health

Slowing the human ageing process, in addition to solving the riddles behind such diseases such as cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer's disease may ...

Nearly 9,000 charities in India cancelled due to foreign funds

Nearly 9,000 charities in India cancelled due to foreign funds Watch

Asia Pacific

By Aditya Kalra, Thomson Reuters Foundation

India has cancelled the registration of nearly 9,000 charities for failing to declare details of donations from abroad, as New Delhi tightens ...

'Powerwall' is battery from Tesla that powers home

'Powerwall' is battery from Tesla that powers home Watch

Technology

Energy producer Tesla, unveiling their new energy products, has introduced a wall-mounted battery that will be sold for use in consumers' homes. ...