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Video shows rows of bodies as 250 Syrian soldiers DEATH MARCHED, forced to chant praises to their executioners before being killed (Warning: PHOTOS)

Video shows rows of bodies as 250 Syrian soldiers DEATH MARCHED, forced to chant praises to their executioners before being killed (Warning: PHOTOS)

Middle East

The Islamic State has committed another atrocity, this time murdering as many as 250 Syrian soldiers following a half-naked death-march across the ...

Islamic State invasion 'pure and simple religious cleansing and attempted genocide'

Islamic State invasion 'pure and simple religious cleansing and attempted genocide' Watch

Middle East

Syriac Catholic Patriarch Ignace Joseph III Younan has returned from the Kurdish region of Iraq, and what he has seen has been harrowing indeed. ...

Why I Said No to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Embryonic Stem Cell Research Is Deadly

Why I Said No to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Embryonic Stem Cell Research Is Deadly Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

I was approached to take the Ice Bucket Challenge to help bring an end to ALS. I said No. I have tried to explain why I said No in this article. ...

Why Do We Commemorate the Beheading of John the Baptizer?

Why Do We Commemorate the Beheading of John the Baptizer? Watch

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Deacon Keith Fournier

He was a man who understood that life wasn't all about him. He emptied himself willingly and was thus able to reveal Jesus to others. He was the ...

You'll never believe what these scientists found in space!

You'll never believe what these scientists found in space! Watch

Green

A study published last month appears to suggest that our entire solar system is enclosed within a giant gas bubble.

Archaeologists find a very different type of 'treasure' - a 2,000-year-old toilet seat

Archaeologists find a very different type of 'treasure' - a 2,000-year-old toilet seat Watch

Europe

Accustomed to finding priceless coins, artwork and historical artifacts, archaeologists in Great Britain have found an altogether different type ...

Daily Readings for Friday, August 29, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Amos 1:17-19, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 71:1-6, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 71:15, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 71:17, Gospel: Galatians 6:17-29

St. Sabina: Saint of the Day for Friday, August 29, 2014

St. Sabina: Saint of the Day for Friday, August 29, 2014

Saints

St. Sabina's feast day is August 29th. We know St. Sabina only through legend, and there is some question as to it's trustworthiness. Even the ...

Prayer for Charity: Prayer of the Day for Friday, August 29, 2014

Prayers

O my Jesus, Thou who art very Love, enkindle in my heart that Divine Fire which consumes the Saints and transforms them into Thee. O Lord our ...

Over 1,400 girls raped and abused by Muslims in English town

Over 1,400 girls raped and abused by Muslims in English town Watch

Europe

Over a 12 year period, hundreds of children were systematically raped, beaten and sex trafficked in a northern English town, and the government ...

Gaza ceasefire holds: Israeli PM Netanyahu says war in Gaza ended in 'victory'

Gaza ceasefire holds: Israeli PM Netanyahu says war in Gaza ended in 'victory' Watch

Middle East

Saying that the Palestinian Islamist Hamas movement was "hit hard and got none of its demands," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ...

Are you ready? Economic analysts predict bear market by end of 2014

Are you ready? Economic analysts predict bear market by end of 2014 Watch

Business & Economics

Two financial experts announced on August 27 that markets may face a fall of up to 60% by the end of 2014.

CRISIS HEATS UP: Russia sends troops over border into Ukraine

CRISIS HEATS UP: Russia sends troops over border into Ukraine Watch

Asia Pacific

Armored Russian troops have been sent across the border into eastern Ukraine, in the boldest move yet by Russian President Vladimir Putin. The ...

Classic Cloward-Piven: Here's the simple reason why Obama is breaking the immigration system in the USA

Classic Cloward-Piven: Here's the simple reason why Obama is breaking the immigration system in the USA Watch

Politics & Policy

You can't fix something unless you break it first. This appears to be what Obama has done to the U.S. immigration system. Political analysts now ...

UNITED NATIONS: Global warming could be irreversible

UNITED NATIONS: Global warming could be irreversible Watch

Green

International experts say that for most intents and purposes, it's too late - global warming is real and could very well be irreversible. A draft ...

Pope to mark WWI, with visit to cemetery for fallen soldiers

Pope to mark WWI, with visit to cemetery for fallen soldiers Watch

International > ROMEreports TV

http://en.romereports.com It was 100 years ago that World War I began. Millions died, making it one of the deadliest conflicts in modern history. To ...

Eastern Patriarchs Call to Criminalize Attacks Against Christians in the Middle East

Eastern Patriarchs Call to Criminalize Attacks Against Christians in the Middle East Watch

International > ROMEreports TV

http://en.romereports.com Eastern Catholic Patriarchs have met in Lebanon calling for the criminalization of attacks against Christians.

Would you drink this? 3,000 year old wine found in Israel

Would you drink this? 3,000 year old wine found in Israel Watch

Middle East

A new excavation of a Bronze Age palace in Israel has revealed a massive wine cellar filled with a collection of over 40 large vessels that each ...

Challenging the just war theory

Challenging the just war theory

Living Faith

By Tony Magliano

Is there such a thing as a just war? Can the massive death and destruction of armed conflict ever be morally justified by followers of the Prince of ...

Do You Treasure His Presence?

Do You Treasure His Presence?

Blog

By Michael Seagriff

My wife and I will be boarding a train later this afternoon to return home ending a nearly three week visit with our son, daughter-in-law and two ...

How much power do you really have? More than you think!

How much power do you really have? More than you think!

Living Faith

Earlier this year, representatives from Catholic Team Global donated a batch of XO Tablets to a humble Catholic school. Now, Catholic Team Global is ...

St Augustine on a Personal Relationship with Jesus

St Augustine on a Personal Relationship with Jesus Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

But we too can encounter Christ in reading Sacred Scripture, in prayer, in the liturgical life of the Church. We can touch Christ's Heart and ...

St Augustine Teaches Us How to Read the Bible

St Augustine Teaches Us How to Read the Bible Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith Fournier

The Bible is not some-thing, but reveals Some-One. In the words of St. Paul to Timothy, all Scripture is inspired by God. (2 Tim. 3:16) The Greek ...

Daily Readings for Friday, August 29, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Amos 1:17-19, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 71:17, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 71:1-6, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 71:15, Gospel: Galatians 6:17-29

St. Augustine of Hippo: Saint of the Day for Thursday, August 28, 2014

St. Augustine of Hippo: Saint of the Day for Thursday, August 28, 2014 Watch

Saints

St. Augustine of Hippo is the patron of brewers because of his conversion from a former life of loose living, which included parties, entertainment, ...

Hymn to Saint Rita of Cascia: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, August 28, 2014

Prayers

I. Come, virgins chaste; pure brides, draw near: Let Earth exult and Heaven hear The Hymn that grateful accents raise, Our song of joy in Rita's ...

Feast of St Augustine of Hippo: Defender of Truth

Feast of St Augustine of Hippo: Defender of Truth Watch

Christian Saints & Heroes

By F. K. Bartels

If there is any message which can be drawn from St. Augustine's life, and there are many, it is the message of repentance and conversion. This is a ...

AMAZING PHOTOS: Chinese man survives metal bar going through head - and lives!

AMAZING PHOTOS: Chinese man survives metal bar going through head - and lives! Watch

Asia Pacific

Luck was with a 50-year-old Chinese man - an inch thick metal spear went straight though his head. The object narrowly missed his brain and left ...

Islamic State threatens to execute U.S. woman if ransom demands not met

Islamic State threatens to execute U.S. woman if ransom demands not met Watch

Middle East

The Islamic State is threatening to execute a 26-year-old American woman if it does not receive $6.6 million in ransom. Remaining unidentified, ...

Casualty of War: Iraq's rich, culturally diverse society destroyed by IS

Casualty of War: Iraq's rich, culturally diverse society destroyed by IS Watch

Middle East

Islamic State forces have advanced further into Syria and overtaken cities in northern Iraq. Those who don't submit to their militant cause are ...

Quarantined Ebola villages deal with old killer, starvation

Quarantined Ebola villages deal with old killer, starvation Watch

Africa

As the horror of Ebola spreads throughout much of West Africa, a longtime and even more insidious killer is now stalking the land: starvation. ...

MADE in AMERICA: American man killed fighting alongside Islamic State rebels

MADE in AMERICA: American man killed fighting alongside Islamic State rebels Watch

Middle East

Douglas McAuthur McCain, an American, has been reported killed fighting alongside Islamist militants in Syria. McCain, the U.S. government ...