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Daily Readings for Thursday, August 25, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: 1 Corinthians 1:1-9, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 145:2-7, Gospel: Matthew 24:42-51

St. Louis King of France: Saint of the Day for Thursday, August 25, 2016

St. Louis King of France: Saint of the Day for Thursday, August 25, 2016 Watch

Saints

St. Louis, King of France, patron of Tertiaries, was the ninth of his name. He was born at Poissy, France, in 1214. His father was Louis VIII, and ...

Miracle after miracle! Rescuers pulling survivors from rubble of Italian quake HD

Miracle after miracle! Rescuers pulling survivors from rubble of Italian quake HD Watch

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Miracle after miracle! Rescuers pulling survivors from rubble of Italian quake http://www.catholic.org/news/internat... By Marshall Connolly ...

Amazing face transplant restores faceless firefighter's faith in life HD

Amazing face transplant restores faceless firefighter's faith in life HD Watch

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Amazing face transplant restores faceless firefighter's faith in life http://www.catholic.org/news/health/story.php?id=70527 By Abigail James ...

'I can only think of our nuns': Bishop disagrees with France's controversial burkini ban

'I can only think of our nuns': Bishop disagrees with France's controversial burkini ban Watch

Europe

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Amid fears of another ISIS attack in Europe, France's controversial "burkini" band has several calling hypocrisy.

Top Clinton aide worked for alleged Islamist supremacy publication

Top Clinton aide worked for alleged Islamist supremacy publication Watch

Politics & Policy

By David Drudge (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Hillary Clinton's chief of staff, Huma Abdein, worked for an alleged racist, Arab-supremacy publication for 12 years while also taking a job with ...

American ISIS hostage left to die after Doctors Without Borders refused to help her

American ISIS hostage left to die after Doctors Without Borders refused to help her Watch

Middle East

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Kayla Mueller's parents speak out against Doctors Without Borders (DWB), which refused to negotiate for their daughter's release.

Husband's Prayer: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, August 25, 2016

Prayers

O gracious Father, Maker and Preserver of heaven and earth, who in the beginning didst institute matrimony, thereby foreshadowing the mystical union ...

Pope Francis ditches Wednesday's General Audience - instead offers prayers for the victims of Italy's earthquake

Pope Francis ditches Wednesday's General Audience - instead offers prayers for the victims of Italy's earthquake Watch

Living Faith

By Elise Harris (CNA/EWTN News)

Instead of giving the usual catechesis during his Wednesday general audience, Pope Francis decided to postpone the speech, leading pilgrims in ...

Vatican introduces sex education for teens

Vatican introduces sex education for teens Watch

Marriage & Family

By (CNA/EWTN News)

The Vatican recently rolled out a new sex education course designed to help parents and educators talk to teens about sex and counter messages on ...

Miraculous face transplant restores faceless firefighter's faith in life

Miraculous face transplant restores faceless firefighter's faith in life Watch

Health

By Abigail James (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Fifteen years ago, volunteer firefighter Patrick Hardison suffered extreme facial burns while responding to a house fire. He lost a large portion of ...

1 city, 2 days, 52 OD's

1 city, 2 days, 52 OD's Watch

U.S.

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Heroin laced with carfentanil, the most potent commercial opioid known to be 10,000 times stronger than morphine, is being dealt on streets across ...

Pope Francis reacts to devastating quake in Italy HD

Pope Francis reacts to devastating quake in Italy HD Watch

Video

Pope Francis reacts to devastating quake in Italy By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 8/24/2016 CALIFORNIA ...

Daily Reading for Friday, August 26th, 2016 HD

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Reading 1, First Corinthians 1:17-25 17 After all, Christ sent me not to baptise, but to preach the gospel; and not by means of wisdom of language, ...

Miracle after miracle! Rescuers pulling survivors from rubble of Italian quake

Miracle after miracle! Rescuers pulling survivors from rubble of Italian quake

Europe

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Rescuers are racing against time as they dig through the rubble, searching for survivors of a quake that struck central Italy on Wednesday morning. ...

Will the next Synod of Bishops consider married men for ordination to the priesthood?

Will the next Synod of Bishops consider married men for ordination to the priesthood? Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith Fournier, CNA

In an article entitled "Next Synod likely to Focus on Ordaining Married Men" in the August 12 edition of CRUX, the British journalist Austin ...

The shocking NEW reason why young people are leaving church

The shocking NEW reason why young people are leaving church Watch

U.S.

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

It's a surprising find, but it's also true. Americans are giving up on God. A Pew survey reveals that half of the people who have quit going to ...

3 unexpected ways you're 'ruining' your child's life

3 unexpected ways you're 'ruining' your child's life Watch

Marriage & Family

By Abigail James (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

"You're the worst mom in the world!" "You're so mean!" If you're a mom, chances are you've heard these heartbreaking phrases screeching out of ...

Pope St. Gregory the Great HD

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Pope Saint Gregory I, also known as the Great, was the Pope of the Catholic Church between 590 and 604 AD. Gregory was born around 540 in Rome. The ...

Famous atheist believes after miracle at Medjugorje HD

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Famous atheist believes after miracle at Medjugorje By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK) 8/23/2016 CALIFORNIA ...

Daily Readings for Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Revelation 21:9-14, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 145:10-13, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 145:17-18, Gospel: John 1:45-51

St. Bartholomew: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, August 24, 2016

St. Bartholomew: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Saints

St. Bartholomew, 1st. century, one of the 12. All that is known of him with certainty is that he is mentioned in the synoptic gospels and Acts as ...

Hail Mary: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Prayers

Hail Mary, full of grace, the LORD is with thee, blessed are you among all women and blessed is the fruit of your womb, Jesus, Holy Mary, mother of ...

One man's journey to 'Heaven' and back HD

One man's journey to 'Heaven' and back HD Watch

Video

'Forgive, Love and Heal': One man's journey to 'Heaven' and back http://www.catholic.org/news/hf/faith/story.php?id=70491 By Kenya Sinclair ...

Daily Reading for Thursday, August 25th, 2016 HD

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Video

Reading 1, First Corinthians 1:1-9 1 Paul, called by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and Sosthenes, our brother, 2 to the church ...

PAYOLA! Associated Press blows whistle, Hillary Clinton is so corrupt the media can't cover for her anymore

PAYOLA! Associated Press blows whistle, Hillary Clinton is so corrupt the media can't cover for her anymore Watch

Politics & Policy

By David Drudge (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The Associated Press has blown the lid off the Clinton Foundation, exposing it for what it is. It is a machine designed to facilitate corruption. And ...

Pope Francis reacts to devastating quake in Italy

Pope Francis reacts to devastating quake in Italy Watch

Europe

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

A major quake has struck Italy overnight, killing people as they slept. Entire buildings have collapsed and hundreds are missing. Aftershocks have ...

Mother Teresa: What was she really like?

Mother Teresa: What was she really like? Watch

Living Faith

By Elise Harris (CNA/EWTN News)

Women's rights activist Reggie Littlejohn is known for her fierce work fighting forced abortion and gendercide in China, often through grilling ...

A very brief history of priestly celibacy in the Catholic Church

A very brief history of priestly celibacy in the Catholic Church Watch

Living Faith

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The debate over married men becoming Catholic priests is an ancient one, stretching back to biblical times. As the debate resumes, one question ...

Christian persecution is real - emotional exhibit opens in Rome HD

Christian persecution is real - emotional exhibit opens in Rome HD Watch

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Christian persecution is real - emotional exhibit opens in Rome http://www.catholic.org/news/hf/faith/story.php?id=70475 By Marshall Connolly ...

Pope Francis prays for victims of Turkish wedding attack  HD

Pope Francis prays for victims of Turkish wedding attack HD Watch

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Pope Francis prays for victims of Turkish wedding attack http://www.catholic.org/news/hf/faith/story.php?id=70477 By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA ...