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Refugees are 'in the image and likeness of God, which is the basis of human dignity.'

Refugees are 'in the image and likeness of God, which is the basis of human dignity.' Watch

Living Faith

By Elise Harris, CNA/EWTN News

Warning: A graphic and disturbing photo is shown below. Reader discretion is advised.

Discovered plane debris CONFIRMED as piece of missing MH370

Discovered plane debris CONFIRMED as piece of missing MH370 Watch

Asia Pacific

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Months following the discovery of pieces of what seemed to be the wings of an airplane on an Indian Ocean Island, test results prove that the debris ...

Donald Trump will not run as third-party candidate, signs RNC loyalty pledge

Donald Trump will not run as third-party candidate, signs RNC loyalty pledge Watch

Politics & Policy

By Kenya Sinclair (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Donald Trump has signed a loyalty pledge that says he will support the Republican nominee -whoever that may be- and he will not be running as a ...

Famous pop star calls out for 'Prayer Warriors' help

Famous pop star calls out for 'Prayer Warriors' help Watch

Celebrity

By Kenya Sinclair (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Jordin Sparks asks for "Prayer Warriors" to help ease her anxiety. A well-known megachurch pastor responded to her plea.

California church severely vandalized with bleach and satanic graffiti

California church severely vandalized with bleach and satanic graffiti Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A predominantly-black San Francisco church was vandalized with homophobic, racial and satanic references spray painted on and inside the building.

Daily Readings for Friday, September 04, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Colossians 1:15-20, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 100:1-5, Gospel: Luke 5:33-39

St. Rosalia: Saint of the Day for Friday, September 04, 2015

St. Rosalia: Saint of the Day for Friday, September 04, 2015

Saints

St. Rosalia, daughter of Sinibald, Lord of Roses and Quisquina, was a descendant of the great Charlemagne. She was born at Palermo in Sicily. In her ...

Selflessness: Prayer of the Day for Friday, September 04, 2015

Prayers

O Dearly beloved Word of God, teach me to be generous, to serve Thee as Thou dost deserve, to give without counting the cost, to fight without ...

Prawn Nebula births astonishing new star clusters

Prawn Nebula births astonishing new star clusters Watch

Green

By Kenya Sinclair (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

European Southern Observatory (ESO) scientists captured three clusters of newborn stars in the Prawn Nebula with the MPG/ESO telescope at the La ...

Father of photographed drowned Syrian toddler describes the day their boat capsized

Father of photographed drowned Syrian toddler describes the day their boat capsized Watch

Middle East

By Kenya Sinclair (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The father of Galip and Aylan Kurdi, the two young Syrian boys who washed ashore a Turkish beach, speaks out.

Top Ten: World's Least Friendly Cities

Top Ten: World's Least Friendly Cities Watch

Travel

By Kenya Sinclair (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

When you think of friendly cities, images of smiling faces, well-behaved children, and quiet neighborhoods come to mind. However, the following top ...

4 amazing Bible verses to help you in your darkest days

4 amazing Bible verses to help you in your darkest days Watch

Marriage & Family

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

At times life can be a one-of-a-kind roller coaster ride with all its ups and downs. Some of us feel that life has really been raining down the ...

Where are all the trees? Only a SHOCKING 3 trillion trees left in entire world

Where are all the trees? Only a SHOCKING 3 trillion trees left in entire world Watch

Green

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

An alarming report has been released by researchers following a comprehensive assessment of global tree populations. The number of trees falling has ...

Sep 03 - Homily: St. Gregory the Graeat

Sep 03 - Homily: St. Gregory the Graeat Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Fr. Peter explains why the Church gave Pope St. Gregory the title of Great and points to two of his greatest works. Pastoral ...

Sep 02 - Homily: Where is Christ?

Sep 02 - Homily: Where is Christ? Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Fr. Peter explores the question, where is Jesus when we pray and why does He not seem to answer us? Ave Maria! Mass: Wednesday 22nd Week of ...

Are you being safe? The dangers lying in powdered caffeine

Are you being safe? The dangers lying in powdered caffeine Watch

Health

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

One teaspoon of pure caffeine powder is the equivalent of 28 cups of coffee, making it dangerous for consumption. Warning letters have been issued by ...

Anguished refugee family throws themselves on train tacks after being denied entry into Germany

Anguished refugee family throws themselves on train tacks after being denied entry into Germany Watch

Europe

Western Europe is in its worst throes of a refugee crisis since the 1990s with the sudden influx of North African and Middle Eastern refugees ...

Kentucky Clerk jailed for refusal to marry same-sex couples

Kentucky Clerk jailed for refusal to marry same-sex couples Watch

Politics & Policy

By Kenya Sinclair (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis has been sent to jail following her refusal to marry same-sex couples.

Incredible NASA video offers amazing sights of Pluto

Incredible NASA video offers amazing sights of Pluto Watch

Green

The distant, icy planet of Pluto was officially kicked out of our solar system in 2006. Our current solar system now only features eight ...

Excitement builds with massive mural of Pope Francis before his midtown Manhattan visit

Excitement builds with massive mural of Pope Francis before his midtown Manhattan visit Watch

U.S.

Excitement is building in New York City with the visit of Pope Francis this September 24. A massive, hand-painted mural, 225-feet tall has been ...

'I hope the Pope can sing along!' Washington D.C. choir looks forward to Pope's U.S. visit

'I hope the Pope can sing along!' Washington D.C. choir looks forward to Pope's U.S. visit Watch

Living Faith

By Adelaide Mena, CNA/EWTN News

Choir members from around the Washington, D.C. archdiocese chosen to sing for Pope Francis during his visit later this month hope to stir the ...

Daily Readings for Thursday, September 03, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Colossians 1:9-14, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 98:2-6, Gospel: Luke 5:1-11

Pope Saint Gregory the Great: Saint of the Day for Thursday, September 03, 2015

Pope Saint Gregory the Great: Saint of the Day for Thursday, September 03, 2015 Watch

Saints

St. Gregory, born at Rome about the year 540, was the son of Gordianus, a wealthy senator, who later renounced the world and became one of the seven ...

Irish Blessing: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, September 03, 2015

Prayers

Deep peace of the running wave to you. Deep peace of the flowing air to you. Deep peace of the quiet earth to you. Deep peace of the shining stars ...

Five Chinese warships sail near Alaskan coast during Obama's visit

Five Chinese warships sail near Alaskan coast during Obama's visit Watch

U.S.

Unnamed defense officials have identified a Chinese amphibious ship, a replenishment vessel and three surface combatant ships - altogether five ...

Breast Cancer in Men: More men having double mastectomies

Breast Cancer in Men: More men having double mastectomies Watch

Health

By Hannah Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Males have a much lower risks of developing breast cancer. How men are treated -compared to female patients- is now under research after one study ...

Masked men kidnap 18 sleeping Turkish citizins

Masked men kidnap 18 sleeping Turkish citizins Watch

Middle East

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Early Wednesday morning the Iraqi capital was disturbed after masked men wearing military uniforms abducted 18 Turkish citizens working at a ...

Acid attack victim stars in viral beauty tutorial video with powerful message

Acid attack victim stars in viral beauty tutorial video with powerful message Watch

Marriage & Family

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

An Indian awareness organization, "Make Love Not Scars" launched a beauty tutorial video titled: "How to Get Perfect Red Lips" that stars 18-year-old ...

ISIS expands with recruitment video for deaf citizens

ISIS expands with recruitment video for deaf citizens Watch

Middle East

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Islamic State released a video in March featuring two men communicating in sign language, encouraging the deaf to join their ranks.

ATHEISTS LOSE: A big win for religion as Big Mountain Jesus remains

ATHEISTS LOSE: A big win for religion as Big Mountain Jesus remains Watch

U.S.

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Atheist activists lost a years-long battle this week over the "Big Mountain Jesus statue," which has been standing for over 60 years on public land ...