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Despite naysayers -- America is successfully addressing debt

Despite naysayers -- America is successfully addressing debt Watch

Business & Economics

"Claims that President Barack Obama is bankrupting America with a lurch towards hard-Left statism are for tabloid consumption only," Columnist ...

Heading our way? 255-square-mile iceberg breaks off from Antarctica

Heading our way? 255-square-mile iceberg breaks off from Antarctica Watch

Green

An iceberg roughly six times the size of Manhattan, at 255 square miles, has broken off from Antarctica and is now drifting freely in the open ...

Brunei to outlaw baptisms and other sacraments as nation adopts Sharia law

Brunei to outlaw baptisms and other sacraments as nation adopts Sharia law Watch

Asia Pacific

The small, oil-rich nation of Brunei will shortly introduce Sharia law to its people, a move that may prove unpopular, at least with some. The ...

Sweetening the deal: Entrepreneurs cultivate Vietnam land for chocolate cultivation

Sweetening the deal: Entrepreneurs cultivate Vietnam land for chocolate cultivation Watch

Asia Pacific

When it comes to Vietnam and agriculture, one usually thinks of expansive rice paddies and the odd bit of tropical fruit. What's not widely known ...

IN SCHOOLS, BARS, CHURCHES: Georgia signs into law 'guns everywhere bill'

IN SCHOOLS, BARS, CHURCHES: Georgia signs into law 'guns everywhere bill' Watch

Politics & Policy

In schools, in bars and in churches: People in the state of Georgia will be able to carry their guns with them everywhere, after a provision ...

Ex-Major League baseball player dies in Cuba two days short of his 103rd birthday

Ex-Major League baseball player dies in Cuba two days short of his 103rd birthday Watch

Americas

He was known for his short stature, unorthodox style and love for cigars. Making a name for himself in the major leagues, Conrado "Connie" ...

Daily Readings for Thursday, April 24, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Colossians 3:11-26, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 8:5-9, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 8:2, Gospel: Ephesians 24:35-48

St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen: Saint of the Day for Thursday, April 24, 2014

St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen: Saint of the Day for Thursday, April 24, 2014 Watch

Saints

Franciscan Capuchin martyr. He was born Mark Rey is Sigmaringen, Germany, in 1577. A practicing lawyer, he traveled across Europe as a tutor to ...

A Prayer for Special Intentions: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, April 24, 2014

Prayers

Almighty and loving Father, I thank you for giving St. Gerard to us as a most appealing model and powerful friend. By his example, he showed ...

Rome being crushed by millions of pilgrims packing into the city for historic canonization

Rome being crushed by millions of pilgrims packing into the city for historic canonization Watch

Living Faith

All roads lead to Rome and that isn't a happy thing for everybody as the city is being crushed by millions of pilgrims seeking to attend the ...

Making a Difference

Making a Difference

Living Faith

By Tony Magliano

Saints Popes John XXIII and John Paul II prophetically raised their voices on behalf of the suffering masses. They spoke truth to power, and ...

Texas Lt. Gov threatens action if BLM attempts to seize Texas land

Texas Lt. Gov threatens action if BLM attempts to seize Texas land Watch

Politics & Policy

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has added his name to the list of people disgusted with the Bureau of Land Management's scheme to seize over 90,000 ...

Help Make the Story of the Serial Killer/Abortionist Kermit Gosnell Into a Movie

Help Make the Story of the Serial Killer/Abortionist Kermit Gosnell Into a Movie Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

In 1852, the great abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass was invited to speak on the Fourth of July and delivered the now famous speech entitled ...

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights? Obianuju Ekeocha on the Strong Winds of Public Moral Opinion

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights? Obianuju Ekeocha on the Strong Winds of Public Moral Opinion Watch

Africa

By Obianuju Ekeocha

The sexual revolution is upon us and it is cruel and it is ugly and it is strong just as it is blood thirsty. Within its regime, women are ...

Pope Francis on the Resurrection: Why Do You Seek the Living Among the Dead?

Pope Francis on the Resurrection: Why Do You Seek the Living Among the Dead? Watch

Europe

By Pope Francis

This week is the week of joy, we celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus. It is a true, profound joy, based on the certainty that Christ is now ...

The city of Rome gets ready to welcome hundreds of thousands of pilgrims

The city of Rome gets ready to welcome hundreds of thousands of pilgrims Watch

International > ROMEreports TV

With such a popular canonization like that of John Paul II and John XXIII, theres a lot of behind the scenes work that comes into play. Everything ...

Their Eyes Were Opened: Walk With Jesus on the Road to Emmaus

Their Eyes Were Opened: Walk With Jesus on the Road to Emmaus Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

We are those disciples on the road to Emmaus, living our lives in the real world, walking along with Jesus who is always there accompanying us on ...

Made for Beauty: Liturgy and Music

Made for Beauty: Liturgy and Music

U.S.

By Deal W. Hudson

Some might flinch at my use of the word "satisfying" to describe a liturgy, but I used it deliberately because I want to think aloud about the ...

Alabama Supreme Court Recognizes Child in the Womb Has Fundamental Rights

Alabama Supreme Court Recognizes Child in the Womb Has Fundamental Rights

U.S.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

Because a human life with a full genetic endowment comes into existence at the moment of conception, the self-evident truth that all men are ...

Earth struck by powerful asteroids at least twice a year

Earth struck by powerful asteroids at least twice a year Watch

Technology

The Earth was hit by 26 asteroids between the years of 2000 and 2013. The asteroids exploded with a force of between one and 600 kilotons. This ...

More than 400 people perish in South Sudan's Unity state

More than 400 people perish in South Sudan's Unity state Watch

Africa

The targeted killing of hundreds of civilians in South Sudan's Unity state has been denounced as an "abomination" by the United States. The White ...

Congress appalled at Obama administration's 'stunning disregard for law'

Congress appalled at Obama administration's 'stunning disregard for law' Watch

Politics & Policy

Appalled by the Obama administration's attempt to "rewrite the Affordable Care Act on a wholesale basis," some members of Congress are calling ...

Daily Readings for Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Colossians 3:1-10, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 105:6-9, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 105:1-4, Gospel: Ephesians 24:13-35

St. George: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, April 23, 2014

St. George: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Watch

Saints

Pictures of St. George usually show him killing a dragon to rescue a beautiful lady. The dragon stands for wickedness. The lady stands for God's holy ...

Prayer After An Surgery: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Prayers

Blessed Savior, I thank you that this operation is safely past, and now I rest in your abiding presence, relaxing every tension, releasing every care ...

John's Paul II's Doctor: I don't know how he survived the shooting

John's Paul II's Doctor: I don't know how he survived the shooting Watch

Living Faith

The doctor to Bl. Pope John Paul II has explained that he doesn't know how the assassin's bullet intended to kill him did not do so. He also talked ...

Upstart Aereo service could change the way world watches TV. Supreme Court will now decide.

Upstart Aereo service could change the way world watches TV. Supreme Court will now decide. Watch

Technology

Aereo, a tiny, TV streaming service that lets users get their favorite programs through rented antennas is accused of violating broadcasters' ...

Finding Your Best Friend 1,000 Miles Away

Finding Your Best Friend 1,000 Miles Away

Marriage & Family

By Catholic Match

I never really thought it could work, Lauren said, recalling her first encounter with Michael on CatholicMatch. He was so far away a thousand miles ...

DEADLY BACTERIA: Dreaded MRSA virus now infecting U.S. homes

DEADLY BACTERIA: Dreaded MRSA virus now infecting U.S. homes Watch

Health

The anti-biotic resistant "superbug" known as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA for short, is a deadly drug-resistant virus ...

Human right organizations in Algeria highlight shrinking freedoms in nation

Human right organizations in Algeria highlight shrinking freedoms in nation Watch

Africa

Human rights organizations have highlighted the shrinking freedoms throughout the African nation of Algeria. The Brakat Movement, which ...

Made to order: China's Shandong Airlines gives Boeing $4.6 billion order

Made to order: China's Shandong Airlines gives Boeing $4.6 billion order Watch

Asia Pacific

China is a nation on the move, literally. Wishing to spread its growing industrial superiority worldwide, China's Shandong Airlines has said ...