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Making the punishment fit the crime - Ohio judge doles out unusual sentences

Making the punishment fit the crime - Ohio judge doles out unusual sentences Watch

U.S.

Making the punishment fit the crime seems to be the method behind Judge Michael Cicconetti's madness. The Ohio judge metes out unusual ...

Pope Francis holds virtual audience with Americans prior to U.S. visit

Pope Francis holds virtual audience with Americans prior to U.S. visit Watch

U.S.

Speaking to Americans nationwide, Pope Francis participated in a virtual audience hosted by ABC News. Moderated inside the Vatican by ABC News' ...

Obama on Mars? NASA scoffs at those who see everything from Obama to spacecrafts in Curiosity rover pictures

Obama on Mars? NASA scoffs at those who see everything from Obama to spacecrafts in Curiosity rover pictures Watch

Technology

Conspiracy theorists have pored over photos sent back from the Curiosity rover pictures from Mars to find all manner of fanciful things. Some ...

'It just fell out': Latest Planned Parenthood hidden-camera footage reveals a sickening lack of human values (WARNING: Graphic Video)

'It just fell out': Latest Planned Parenthood hidden-camera footage reveals a sickening lack of human values (WARNING: Graphic Video) Watch

U.S.

By Kenya Sinclair (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Planned Parenthood is exposed once again in another undercover video from the Center for Medical Progress. A conversation with Dr. Katharine Sheehan, ...

MASSIVE MANHUNT for three suspects on the loose after killing an Illinois officer

MASSIVE MANHUNT for three suspects on the loose after killing an Illinois officer Watch

U.S.

By Kenya Sinclair (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A police officer on a routine patrol was shot and killed around 8am Tuesday morning in Fox Lake, Illinois. Law enforcement officers flood the area to ...

Why the entire world should care about ISIS' destruction of a Syrian temple

Why the entire world should care about ISIS' destruction of a Syrian temple Watch

Middle East

By Kenya Sinclair (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

When ISIS destroyed the Temple of Baalshamin, also referred to as the Temple of Bel, they crumbled more than just pillars and rooms, they ravaged a ...

Daily Readings for Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Colossians 1:1-8, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 52:10-11, Gospel: Luke 4:38-44

St. Ingrid of Sweden: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, September 02, 2015 Watch

Saints

Born in Skänninge, Sweden, in the 13th century, St. Ingrid lived under the spiritual direction of Peter of Dacia, a Dominican priest. She was the ...

Prayer for Employment: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Prayers

You govern your creation, O God, and bring it to perfection by the work of our hands. Hear the prayers of your people who ask for work that will ...

World must address climate change or 'condemn our children to a world they will no longer have the capacity to repair,' Obama says

World must address climate change or 'condemn our children to a world they will no longer have the capacity to repair,' Obama says Watch

Green

United States President Barack Obama called upon world to act quickly on climate change or "condemn our children to a world they will no longer ...

Catholic lawmakers asked by Pope to rally for pro-life, immigrants and persecuted Christians

Catholic lawmakers asked by Pope to rally for pro-life, immigrants and persecuted Christians Watch

Living Faith

By Ann Schneible, CNA/EWTN News

On Sunday, Pope Francis urged Catholic legislators to be protectors of human life, calling them to "be strong" against a throwaway culture marked ...

Hillary Clinton is a FELON - New email dump contains 150 CLASSIFIED emails

Hillary Clinton is a FELON - New email dump contains 150 CLASSIFIED emails Watch

Politics & Policy

The State Department released a large batch of Clinton emails on Monday, with another 7,000 pages released to the media. Classified information has ...

Supreme Court abandons Kim Davis, her martyrdom should come quickly

Supreme Court abandons Kim Davis, her martyrdom should come quickly Watch

U.S.

Rowan County Clerk, Kim Davis had her day in court and it went badly. However, she still has her job, and she is still conducting herself with ...

Nearly all seabird species expected to have guts full of plastic by 2050

Nearly all seabird species expected to have guts full of plastic by 2050 Watch

Green

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A recently published study stated by 2050, nearly every seabird species is predicted to have plastic debris ingested into their systems.

Sep 01 - Homily: Protection from Devils

Sep 01 - Homily: Protection from Devils Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Fr. Peter on how Our Lord cast out so many devils from possessed people and how this indicates that we are sure of being protected from evil spirits ...

Sep 01 - Homily: The Rosary Vanquishes the Foe

Sep 01 - Homily: The Rosary Vanquishes the Foe Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

This homily is a reflection given by Fr. Joseph M. McShane tying together the life of St. Beatrice de Silva and Gospel of the day. Ave Maria! Mass: ...

The World Meeting of Families is coming: Here's what you can learn from the event

The World Meeting of Families is coming: Here's what you can learn from the event Watch

Marriage & Family

By CNA/EWTN News

The World Meeting of Families event next month in Philadelphia aims to lead families to know their importance as a gift from God and to help them ...

Twin Strangers meet online and discover shocking similarities

Twin Strangers meet online and discover shocking similarities Watch

Marriage & Family

By Kenya Sinclair (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The website twinstrangers.com brought together 23-year-old Ambra and 33-year-old Jennifer in an astonishing doppleganger encounter.

Actor Jon Voight joins gospel choir on stage during Restoring Unity event

Actor Jon Voight joins gospel choir on stage during Restoring Unity event Watch

Celebrity

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Jon Voight took to the stage and joined the gospel choir at a Restoring Unity event this weekend in Birmingham, Alabama. Held at the Birmingham ...

White House confirms Obama will appear in reality show 'Running Wild with Bear Grylls'

White House confirms Obama will appear in reality show 'Running Wild with Bear Grylls' Watch

TV

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Barack Obama will be the first-ever sitting president to join survivalist Bear Grylls in a special edition of his reality show <i>Running Wild ...

Shocking water misters at entrance of Auschwitz museum remind guests of gas chamber

Shocking water misters at entrance of Auschwitz museum remind guests of gas chamber Watch

Europe

By Hannah Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Water mists were placed at the entrance of the Auschwitz Museum in Poland in an effort to beat the heat but Israeli visitors were far from "cool."

Daily Readings for Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6, Reading 1: 1 Thessalonians 5:9-11

St. Giles, Abbot: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, September 01, 2015

St. Giles, Abbot: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, September 01, 2015 Watch

Saints

St. Giles, Abbot (Patron of Physically Disabled) Feast day - September 1 St. Giles is said to have been a seventh century Athenian of noble ...

Three O' Clock Prayer to the Divine Mercy: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Prayers

You expired, O Jesus, but the source of life gushed forth for souls and an ocean of mercy opened up for the whole world. O Fount of Life, ...

'Mystery' structure discovered in Jerusalem: Was it built after Jesus' last days in the Holy City?

'Mystery' structure discovered in Jerusalem: Was it built after Jesus' last days in the Holy City? Watch

Middle East

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Israeli archaeologists have recently discovered a stone structure in Jerusalem that they deem to have originated from a time shortly after Jesus ...

 Standing with God: Thousands stand up for a traditional marriage and pro-life America

Standing with God: Thousands stand up for a traditional marriage and pro-life America Watch

U.S.

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

People flocked to the South Carolina statehouse lawn to advocate the defunding of Planned Parenthood and reversal of the legalization of same-sex ...

Federal guidelines for school lunches: Does it really make a difference?

Federal guidelines for school lunches: Does it really make a difference? Watch

Health

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Even if school trays are loaded up with fruits and vegetables during lunchtime, kids are not actually eating them.

Orthorexia: The third major eating disorder

Orthorexia: The third major eating disorder Watch

Health

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Obsessions with healthy eating could yield dangerous results, due to the lack of essential minerals and vitamins. An eating disorder called ...

Special needs students hope they will be remembered during Pope's U.S. visit

Special needs students hope they will be remembered during Pope's U.S. visit Watch

Marriage & Family

By Matt Hadro, CNA/EWTN News

A group representing Catholic students with intellectual disabilities is hoping a U.S. visit from Pope Francis could spark nothing less than a ...