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Pope Francis distributes Bibles, asks Catholics to perform acts of charity

Pope Francis distributes Bibles, asks Catholics to perform acts of charity

Living Faith

Pope Francis has given out tens of thousands of Bibles to people that he hopes they will keep and use daily. The gifts were distributed in St. ...

Ancient architectural wonder of Rome

Ancient architectural wonder of Rome Watch

Travel

The Coliseum is an elliptical amphitheater in the center of the city of Rome, Italy, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire. It is considered one ...

England's great Neolithic site

England's great Neolithic site Watch

Travel

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in the English county of Wiltshire, about 3.2 kilometers (2.0 mi) west of Amesbury and 13 kilometers ...

Report says Christianity should be taught

Report says Christianity should be taught Watch

Politics & Policy

It is commonly, though wrongly, accepted knowledge that public school teachers are not allowed to teach the Bible, biblical values, or Christian ...

UFO caught on film in England, but it's not a spacecraft...

UFO caught on film in England, but it's not a spacecraft... Watch

Europe

A bizarre black ring is baffling experts in England, after it was filmed by a sixteen year old girl in Warwickshire. The ring apparently hung in ...

Ron Paul warns Feds may stage  'Waco styled' raid

Ron Paul warns Feds may stage 'Waco styled' raid Watch

U.S.

While Cliven Bundy, his family, their supporters, and myriad militiamen forced federal agents from the Bureau of Land Management to back off of ...

Daily Readings for Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Joel 50:4-9, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 69:33-34, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 69:31, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 69:21-22, Responsorial ...

St. Bernadette: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, April 16, 2014

St. Bernadette: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Watch

Saints

On April 16, 1879, Bernadette -- or Sister Marie-Bernard, as she was known within her order -- died in the Sainte Croix (Holy Cross) Infirmary of the ...

Prayer for our Family #1: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Prayers

Blessed are you, loving Father, Ruler of the universe: You have given us Your Son as Your Leader, And have made us temples of Your Holy ...

Russia continues to devour Ukraine

Russia continues to devour Ukraine Watch

Europe

Vladimir Putin has continued his land grab in Ukraine, making it ever more apparent that the Russian president wants to reunite the old Soviet ...

Asia Bibi remains in prison, reluctant officials hide behind bureaucracy

Asia Bibi remains in prison, reluctant officials hide behind bureaucracy Watch

Middle East

Asia Bibi, the Pakistani woman facing death for blasphemy in Pakistan still sits in a women's prison her case held up by deliberate delays and a ...

DON'T READ THIS if you're squeamish

DON'T READ THIS if you're squeamish Watch

Asia Pacific

Don't read this following article if you are in any squeamish or delicate in nature. We mean it. Two Brothers in Pakistan have been arrested for ...

Seminary is not for those who do not wish to 'get on with life,' Pope admonishes

Seminary is not for those who do not wish to 'get on with life,' Pope admonishes Watch

Living Faith

In addressing the Pontifical Leonine College of Anagni, the Pope did not mince words. Pope Francis was forthright in saying that the seminary is ...

Indian slums switch to solar powered lamps

Indian slums switch to solar powered lamps Watch

Asia Pacific

In the slums of New Delhi, India, where starvation, disease and filth run rampant, a most extraordinary thing is happening. The poor here are ...

What does this say about America? More people getting food stamps than women working full-time

What does this say about America? More people getting food stamps than women working full-time Watch

U.S.

It's a distressing figure that shines a most unflattering light on affairs here in the United States. According to recent statistics, those  ...

Popes Way of the Cross to highlight economic crisis, unemployment and refugees

Popes Way of the Cross to highlight economic crisis, unemployment and refugees Watch

Vatican

The list is rather long: refugees and immigrants, those affected by violence, the economic crisis, unemployment, exploitation. Theyre just a few of ...

Cardinal Sandri asks for generosity in the collection for the Holy Land

Cardinal Sandri asks for generosity in the collection for the Holy Land Watch

International > ROMEreports TV

April 15, 2014. (Romereports.com) Its the land in where Jesus lived, preached, died... and rose again. But the birthplace of Christianity is running ...

Obama has proposed 442 tax hikes since taking office and you won't believe what he could tax next!

Obama has proposed 442 tax hikes since taking office and you won't believe what he could tax next! Watch

Politics & Policy

President Obama has attempted 442 tax increases during his six years as president so far, and more are likely to come as the administration looks for ...

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

Home & Food

By Veronica Gantley

It is believed a very popular Lenten tradition is the Hot Cross Bun. In Europe these buns were baked for Good Friday. 

Sometimes you aren't meant to go back to normal, Sometimes you were just meant to change altogether.

Sometimes you aren't meant to go back to normal, Sometimes you were just meant to change altogether.

Blog

By Jackie Stammen

 Over the weekend I was catching up with a sweet friend of mine. We started talking about incidents (great or small) that change your life in ...

I ask Jesus to take up my Burdens in His hands and do with me what He wills.

I ask Jesus to take up my Burdens in His hands and do with me what He wills.

Blog

By Vincent Johnson

We all have fears whether we acknowledge them or not. The question may be if we are mobilized by these fears in our spiritual and/or Worldly lives?? ...

Living Among the Pharisees

Living Among the Pharisees Watch

U.S.

By Deal W. Hudson

Since it's no longer available online, I have added Ruse's article as an addendum at the bottom. I will not quote directly from the article - ...

Palm/Passion Sunday: Will We Make This Week Holy By Encountering Jesus Christ?

Palm/Passion Sunday: Will We Make This Week Holy By Encountering Jesus Christ? Watch

Lent / Easter

By Deacon Keith Fournier

Palm/ Passion Sunday: Make This Holy Week a Deep Encounter With Jesus Christ!During this week called Holy, the Lord Jesus is extending His saving ...

Daily Readings for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Joel 49:1-6, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 71:17, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 71:15, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 71:1-6, Gospel: Philippians ...

St. Paternus: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

St. Paternus: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Saints

St. Paternus.The first 5th century saint. He followed his father's path by becoming a hermit in Wales. He founded the monastery at the great church ...

A Child's Prayer To Mary: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Prayers

Holy Mary, mother fair, Filled with love for God, Pray for us in all our needs. Pray for us today.

MONSTER El Nino forming in South Pacific, will being devastating weather around the globe in 2014-2015

MONSTER El Nino forming in South Pacific, will being devastating weather around the globe in 2014-2015 Watch

Green

According to scientists, a massive El Nino is forming in the Pacific and it may be the largest such El Nino ever recorded. If true then the entire ...

Reflection: Let us Apply the Splint of the Cross to our Fractured Freedom

Reflection: Let us Apply the Splint of the Cross to our Fractured Freedom Watch

Lent / Easter

By Deacon Keith Fournier

Let us keep before us over these next few days this poignant insight from the Catechism: "The more one does what is good, the freer one becomes. ...

Peter and Judas: A Lesson in Mercy and Hope

Peter and Judas: A Lesson in Mercy and Hope

Lent / Easter

By Fr. Bernhard Speringer and Jennifer Hartline

In the Passion according to St. Mark we notice the parallel between Judas and Peter.  Superficially, Peter and Judas have the same fate. Both ...

Suffering, Struggle and the Christian Revolution

Suffering, Struggle and the Christian Revolution Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

The Christian tradition instructs us that even undeserved and unmerited suffering, when joined in love to the sufferings of Jesus Christ, can ...

Immune to poison, GIANT rats terrify Great Britain

Immune to poison, GIANT rats terrify Great Britain Watch

Europe

"Rats -- the size of cats" is a lyric in David Bowie's classic rock hymn "Diamond Dogs." It's a terrifying, dystopian vision that unfortunately ...

Pope appoints Lady Margaret Scotford Archer to head Pontifical Academy

Pope appoints Lady Margaret Scotford Archer to head Pontifical Academy Watch

Europe

Lady Margaret Scotford Archer has been appointed by Pope Francis to be President of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences." The group ...