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Family Tips: How to promote optimism in your child

Family Tips: How to promote optimism in your child Watch

Marriage & Family

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

As parents, there are moments when it is very easy for us to get swept away by the fire in our heads during moments of uncertainties, problems, ...

Growing rift in the Republican party exposes the corruption within, thankfully dramatic change is coming

Growing rift in the Republican party exposes the corruption within, thankfully dramatic change is coming Watch

Politics & Policy

The media would have you believe there are two kinds of Republicans, the "moderate" Republicans and the "TEA Party" Republicans. This is an ...

ISIS RELEASES 19 kidnapped Assyrian Christians but what about the other 200?

ISIS RELEASES 19 kidnapped Assyrian Christians but what about the other 200? Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Nineteen of the more than 200 Assyrian Christians kidnapped by ISIS in north-eastern Syria have been set free. Taken from their homes in February, ...

Catholic-raised beef. Yep, that's a thing!

Catholic-raised beef. Yep, that's a thing! Watch

Living Faith

When many Americans think of monks and nuns, they imagine brown or black-clad cloistered people who do nothing but pray all day in perfect isolation ...

Where are Christians the most persecuted? It is NOT the Middle East

Where are Christians the most persecuted? It is NOT the Middle East Watch

Asia Pacific

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A new study from the Pew Research Center has shown some interesting finds about religious violence, notably that the country with the highest ...

Top 3 most disgusting tourist destinations in the world

Top 3 most disgusting tourist destinations in the world Watch

Travel

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Have you ever imagined yourself going out of your way just to see a bunch chewed gum stuck on walls? Or have you ever thought of skinny dipping in a ...

Daily Readings for Saturday, February 28, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Deuteronomy 26:16-19, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 119:1-2, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 119:4-5, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 119:7-8, Gospel: ...

St. Katharine Drexel: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, March 03, 2015

St. Katharine Drexel: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Watch

Saints

Saint Katharine Drexel, Religious (Feast Day-March 3) Born in 1858, into a prominent Philadelphia family, Katharine became imbued with love for God ...

Prayer for the Sick: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Prayers

Watch, O Lord, with those who wake, or watch, or weep tonight, and give your angels charge over those who sleep. Tend your sick ones, O Lord ...

Beating swords into plowshares

Beating swords into plowshares

Living Faith

By Tony Magliano

"In the days to come, the mountain of the Lord's house shall be established as the highest mountain and raised above the hills," writes the prophet ...

Mass grave discovered underneath Paris supermarket

Mass grave discovered underneath Paris supermarket Watch

Europe

Renovations being made to an existing Paris supermarket have uncovered a mass grave with more than 200 skeletons. Excavators turned over the ...

ISIS sketch on 'Saturday Night Live' steps on quite a few toes - NOT funny

ISIS sketch on 'Saturday Night Live' steps on quite a few toes - NOT funny Watch

TV

Humor is a subjective thing, satire even more so. If the chief enemy of art is "good taste," many agreed that a recent "Saturday Night Live" ...

The top 5 things you need to know about the United States' quickly changing religious landscape

The top 5 things you need to know about the United States' quickly changing religious landscape Watch

U.S.

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

For many years, Protestants made up the majority of the United States' population. A recent report from America Values Atlas tells us that, as the ...

Emails from a MADMAN: 'Jihadi John's' horrific emails to reporter reveal his instability

Emails from a MADMAN: 'Jihadi John's' horrific emails to reporter reveal his instability Watch

Middle East

"Jihadi John," the Islamist State terrorist connected to at least six executions of Western journalists broadcast online is now identified as ...

IT'S NOT REALLY OVER: Russian-backed rebels use ceasefire to rearm for grand offensive

IT'S NOT REALLY OVER: Russian-backed rebels use ceasefire to rearm for grand offensive Watch

Europe

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Despite a five party ceasefire agreement signed in February, there is no peace in Ukraine, and further bloodshed appears to be on the horizon.

Mar 03 - Homily: Humility, Humility, Humility

Mar 03 - Homily: Humility, Humility, Humility Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Our Lord had to teach the Apostles how to be humble. Let us aspire to always be humble in thought, speech, and action. Ave Maria! Mass: St. ...

Mar 03 - Homily: Humility, the most Important Virtue

Mar 03 - Homily: Humility, the most Important Virtue Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Fr. Joseph McShane on the importance of humility as highlighted in the Gospel and the lives of the saints. Ave Maria! Mass: Tuesday 2nd Week of ...

 Beaten to death and set on fire, Nigerian girl accused of being a Boko Haram suicide bomber

Beaten to death and set on fire, Nigerian girl accused of being a Boko Haram suicide bomber Watch

Africa

Suspected of being a suicide bomber with Boko Haram, a teenage girl was beaten to death, and then set on fire in a Nigerian vegetable market. A ...

Monday, March 2 - Homily: We are not forgotten by God

Monday, March 2 - Homily: We are not forgotten by God Watch

Daily Homilies

Father Mark Toups, of Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church of Thibodeaux, Lousiana, shares an unhappy childhood memory -- and how it relates to our ...

EMPTY! Is there any gold in Fort Knox? Government's denial of audit raises serious concerns

EMPTY! Is there any gold in Fort Knox? Government's denial of audit raises serious concerns Watch

U.S.

By Al Wooltin (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

About 3 percent of the gold ever refined in the entire history of mankind sits in the vaults of the United States Bullion Depository in Fort Knox, ...

What it Means to be a Child of God: Lenten Reflection on Human Suffering

What it Means to be a Child of God: Lenten Reflection on Human Suffering Watch

Lent / Easter

By Michael Terheyden

God will wipe away every tear, and there will be no more suffering and death (Rev 21:4).

Where's the truth anymore?: Secretary of State John Kerry insists we will defeat ISIS

Where's the truth anymore?: Secretary of State John Kerry insists we will defeat ISIS Watch

Politics & Policy

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The arrival of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, into the United States, has sparked controversy among the Congress and the Presidential ...

Insight from Pope Francis: 'Minimum skills minuimum wages' --What's wrong with that? ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING

Insight from Pope Francis: 'Minimum skills minuimum wages' --What's wrong with that? ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING Watch

Living Faith

"Don't like it? Go home then," Pope Francis remarked on the throwaway culture of our world and how it impacts the lives of millions at the margins. ...

Daily Readings for Saturday, February 28, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Deuteronomy 26:16-19, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 119:1-2, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 119:7-8, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 119:4-5, Gospel: ...

Bl. Charles the Good: Saint of the Day for Monday, March 02, 2015

Bl. Charles the Good: Saint of the Day for Monday, March 02, 2015

Saints

In 1086, St. Canute, King of Denmark and father of Blessed Charles the Good, was slain in St. Alban's Church, Odence. Charles who was only a few ...

Thanks for Family and Friends: Prayer of the Day for Monday, March 02, 2015

Prayers

Blessed are You, loving Father, For all your gifts to us. Blessed are You for giving us family and friends To be with us in times of joy and ...

Global warming right before their eyes, Antarctic scientists share their shock at dramatic changes on icy continent

Global warming right before their eyes, Antarctic scientists share their shock at dramatic changes on icy continent Watch

Green

Scientists are reporting dramatic changes in Antarctica which they now say they are witnessing firsthand. Entire valleys have lost their ice and ...

Infamous leader of Knights Templar drug cartel arrested

Infamous leader of Knights Templar drug cartel arrested Watch

Americas

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A major blow has been dealt to the infamous Knights Templar drug cartel, after Mexican federal police arrested Servando Gomez, the leader of the ...

Hook, line, sinker! Woman sends over $1 MILLION to man she's never met

Hook, line, sinker! Woman sends over $1 MILLION to man she's never met Watch

Europe

Is it possible to fall in love online or over the telephone? Obviously, as a woman, identified only as "Sarah" told Dr. Phil, she sent a man ...

'Smoking is even deadlier than we thought' New study gives alarming statistics for smokers

'Smoking is even deadlier than we thought' New study gives alarming statistics for smokers Watch

Health

Smoking cigars and cigarettes has long been the source of various cancers, such as lung and mouth cancers, and has been linked to heart attack, ...

ISIS is not the first to persecute Christians, a look at the Roman persecutions of the early Church (PART ONE)

ISIS is not the first to persecute Christians, a look at the Roman persecutions of the early Church (PART ONE) Watch

Living Faith

By Robert Mullen (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

It is a sad and disheartening fact that many Christians suffer from constant-and often brutal-persecution today, most visibly places like the ...

3 goals of Lent: Change, conversion and new beginning

3 goals of Lent: Change, conversion and new beginning

Lent / Easter

By Alex Basile

How do you find meaning in Lent? Each year this holy season falls more and more into the realm of the usual routine and less about discovering ...