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'I will not let another Holocaust happen!' Sign the petition in support of Iraqi Christians forced to flee from persecution

'I will not let another Holocaust happen!' Sign the petition in support of Iraqi Christians forced to flee from persecution Watch

Middle East

Iraqi Christians have fled Mosul in droves, but some remain behind, awaiting their inevitably gruesome fate. As entire families risk slaughter, ...

WARNING GRAPHIC, RAW PHOTOS -- ISIS on Christians: 'There is nothing to give them but the sword'

WARNING GRAPHIC, RAW PHOTOS -- ISIS on Christians: 'There is nothing to give them but the sword' Watch

Middle East

The Islamic State has warned Christians, possibly for the last time, saying "there is nothing to give them but the sword." Across Northern Iraq, ...

Spiritual Ecumenism: Pope Francis Visits Evangelical/Pentecostal Church in Caserta Italy

Spiritual Ecumenism: Pope Francis Visits Evangelical/Pentecostal Church in Caserta Italy Watch

Europe

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Pope Francis took a trip to Caserta, Italy on Monday, June 28, 2014. He visited with a friend named Giovanni Traettino who pastors an evangelical, ...

Obianuju Ekeocha: An African woman's Thank-you Letter to Meriam Ibrahim

Obianuju Ekeocha: An African woman's Thank-you Letter to Meriam Ibrahim Watch

Africa

By Obianuju Ekeocha

You, my African sister, have become a lightning rod to the radical feminists of our times who repudiate and denigrate every virtue that you ...

Archbishop Chaput Speaks at the Napa Institute Conference on Pope Francis and Economic Justice

Archbishop Chaput Speaks at the Napa Institute Conference on Pope Francis and Economic Justice

U.S.

In matters of economic justice, Francis' concerns are the same as Benedict's and John Paul II's and Pius XI's and Leo XIII's. He understands ...

Christians flee as Islamic ISIS gets ready for a 'Christian Holocaust'

Christians flee as Islamic ISIS gets ready for a 'Christian Holocaust' Watch

Middle East

Iraq will soon be a Christian free nation, the only vicar of the only Anglican church in that country warns.

St. Martha: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, July 29, 2014

St. Martha: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Saints

"Jesus loved Martha and Mary and Lazarus." This unique statement in John's gospel tells us of the special relationship Jesus had with ...

Prayer for Doctors and Nurses: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Prayers

O merciful Father, who have wonderfully fashioned man in your own image, and have made his body to be a temple of the Holy Spirit, sanctify, we pray ...

China begins vaccine devolopment with a BANG!

China begins vaccine devolopment with a BANG! Watch

Asia Pacific

China is expected to begin exporting a manufactured vaccine for Japanese encephalitis by early 2015 to needy Southeast Asian countries.

A second American has been confirmed to have Ebola in Africa

A second American has been confirmed to have Ebola in Africa Watch

Africa

Officials in the region have confirmed that a second American has tested positive for the Ebola virus, at the same Liberian hospital where an ...

Would you know if a tiger was in your home?

Would you know if a tiger was in your home? Watch

Americas

A Bengal tiger was found by Mexican police officer in an abandoned house after they  received an anonymous tip from a member of the public.

Monday, July 28 - Homily: The Mustard Seed

Monday, July 28 - Homily: The Mustard Seed Watch

Daily Homilies

The mustard seed must be bruised in order to emit its fragrance and be used. This is a beautiful explanation by Father Bonaventure of the parable ...

Newest nation in the world now faces mass starvation

Newest nation in the world now faces mass starvation Watch

Africa

Begun as an effort to establish economic independence from Sudan, South Sudan became the world's youngest nation a few short years ago. Now - ...

India battles to contain 'brain fever' as death toll approaches 570

India battles to contain 'brain fever' as death toll approaches 570 Watch

Asia Pacific

By Nita Bhalla, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Almost 570 people in India have died after contracting encephalitis, commonly known as "brain fever," health authorities said on Friday, warning ...

Pope in Caserta: We need the courage to say no to all types of corruption and lawlessness

Pope in Caserta: We need the courage to say no to all types of corruption and lawlessness Watch

International > ROMEreports TV

http://en.romereports.com More than 200000 people joined Pope Francis for a large open air Mass in Caserta, in southern Italy. The square in front of ...

Italian Cardinal Francesco Marchisano passes away

Italian Cardinal Francesco Marchisano passes away Watch

International > ROMEreports TV

http://en.romereports.com Italian Cardinal Francesco Marchisano passed away on Sunday, July 27, in Rome, at the age of 85. YJA/RCA RR FA.

U.S. Bishops say Obama's executive order 'implements discrimination'

U.S. Bishops say Obama's executive order 'implements discrimination' Watch

Politics & Policy

A new order by U.S. President Obama that forbids federal contractors from discriminating "on the basis of sexual orientation and gender ...

Spanish priest packs them into church - by dancing the flamenco

Spanish priest packs them into church - by dancing the flamenco Watch

Europe

Jose Planas Moreno, known as "Father Pepe," has revived interest in his church in Malaga, Spain. The priest has brought parishioners flocking ...

Massive underground bunkers empower Hamas in Israeli conflict

Massive underground bunkers empower Hamas in Israeli conflict Watch

Middle East

Cut off from the rest of the world with three sides enforced by Israel and Egypt, coupled with shelling maintained by sea and in the air above ...

Israel harshly critical of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, called 'an Alien'

Israel harshly critical of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, called 'an Alien' Watch

Politics & Policy

The United States and Israel have been the staunchest of allies since Israel reached statehood following World War II - but this doesn't mean ...

LUMP OF COAL - LITERALLY! Coal companies pushed to brink of insolvency by Obama policies

LUMP OF COAL - LITERALLY! Coal companies pushed to brink of insolvency by Obama policies Watch

Business & Economics

Dealing with cheap natural gas and tighter regulation, the U.S. coal industry has fallen on hard times. The very fuel that fed the Industrial ...

LUNCH SURPRISE: Pope Francis eats with Vatican employees in surprise visit

LUNCH SURPRISE: Pope Francis eats with Vatican employees in surprise visit Watch

Europe

A "lunch surprise" usually means an item that's not on the menu offered at a lower price. At the Vatican, employees got quite a "lunch surprise" ...

Daily Readings for Monday, July 28, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Amos 13:1-11, Responsorial Psalm: Deuteronomy 32:18-21, Gospel: 2 Corinthians 13:31-35

St. Innocent I: Saint of the Day for Monday, July 28, 2014

St. Innocent I: Saint of the Day for Monday, July 28, 2014 Watch

Saints

Innocent was born at Albano, Italy. He became Pope, succeeding Pope St. Anastasius I, on December 22, 401. During Innocent's pontificate, he ...

Prayer for Parents #1: Prayer of the Day for Monday, July 28, 2014

Prayers

Grant us, O Lord Jesus, to imitate faithfully the example of your Holy Family and to make our home another Nazareth. May peace, love and happiness ...

President Obama is 'mailing it in', bought the farm - spending lots of time golfing and goofing off

President Obama is 'mailing it in', bought the farm - spending lots of time golfing and goofing off Watch

Politics & Policy

Lackadaisical. That word is used to define "lacking enthusiasm and determination; carelessly lazy." Lackadaisical appears to described U.S. ...

The poor getting power in U.S. - typical household is now worth a third less

The poor getting power in U.S. - typical household is now worth a third less Watch

Business & Economics

The rich get richer - and the poor have children. But seriously, folks, the poor is getting even poorer in the United States. Recovery from the ...

Stop! I am asking you with all my heart. Stop! - Pope Urges End to Wars in Ukraine, Iraq and Gaza

Stop! I am asking you with all my heart. Stop! - Pope Urges End to Wars in Ukraine, Iraq and Gaza

Europe

By Asia News

He mentions children, victims of war, "from whom we take away the hope for a decent life," urging the parties to address "every diatribe with the ...

Papal visit to US not confirmed, but archbishop confident

Papal visit to US not confirmed, but archbishop confident

Living Faith

By Catholic News Agency (News Consortium)

Lets all Pray that Pope Francis comes to visit us here in the United States of America.

Bridget of Sweden, Marriage and Family, and the Need for Canonized Married Saints

Bridget of Sweden, Marriage and Family, and the Need for Canonized Married Saints Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The clear teaching of the Bible, the Christian tradition and the re-emphasis of the last Council in the Catholic Church, the Second Vatican ...

Hope Didn't Die With The Baby!

Hope Didn't Die With The Baby!

Blog

By by Tara K. E. Brelinsky

My son's life, while brief, impacted the world. On this day nineteen years ago, he not only opened my womb, he stretched wide my heart. He taught ...