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Making a Difference - Newly beatified pope championed justice and peace

Making a Difference - Newly beatified pope championed justice and peace

Living Faith

By Tony Magliano

With numerous armed conflicts raging in various parts of the world, and the Vietnam War worsening, Pope Paul VI on Oct. 4, 1965 proclaimed before the ...

Is this a sign of things to come? 2014 midterm most expensive on record

Is this a sign of things to come? 2014 midterm most expensive on record Watch

U.S.

Well underway, the 2014 midterms are set to be the most expensive midterms ever, according to projections that the Center for Responsive Politics ...

Thursday, October 23 - Homily: How to Die in Peace and Joy

Thursday, October 23 - Homily: How to Die in Peace and Joy Watch

Daily Homilies

Fr. Ignatius explains that we must be ready for death at any moment by living a life of virtue, in imitation of the saints who looked forward to ...

So this is how they win? Democrats caught red handed in Illinois voter fraud!

So this is how they win? Democrats caught red handed in Illinois voter fraud! Watch

Politics & Policy

The city well known for its leftist-leaning voter corruption is at it again, after a Republican candidate found that all his votes were being ...

Have we passed the tipping point? Drug resistant tuberculosis could kill millions

Have we passed the tipping point? Drug resistant tuberculosis could kill millions Watch

Health

The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported that multidrug resistant tuberculosis (TB) is reaching a tipping point, with about 480,000 new ...

From the infected could come life! Blood from recovered Ebola patients could hold key to stopping outbreak

From the infected could come life! Blood from recovered Ebola patients could hold key to stopping outbreak Watch

Africa

A new tool in the fight against Ebola could come from those who have been infected with the disease and lived.

Daily Readings for Thursday, October 23, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Hebrews 3:14-21, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 33:18-19, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 33:4-5, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 33:1-2, Responsorial ...

St. John of Capistrano: Saint of the Day for Thursday, October 23, 2014

St. John of Capistrano: Saint of the Day for Thursday, October 23, 2014 Watch

Saints

St. John was born at Capistrano, Italy in 1385, the son of a former German knight in that city. He studied law at the University of Perugia and ...

Prayer to St. John Paul II: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Prayers

Oh, St. John Paul, from the window of heaven, grant us your blessing! Bless the church that you loved and served and guided, courageously leading it ...

Couple married 73 years die 28 hours apart

Couple married 73 years die 28 hours apart Watch

Marriage & Family

Helen and Joe Auer had been married in 1941. Joe was a proud World War II veteran. Helen bore her husband 10 children. After it was all said and ...

HORRIFIC video shows Islamic State stoning Yazidi woman - by group of men, including HER father

HORRIFIC video shows Islamic State stoning Yazidi woman - by group of men, including HER father Watch

Middle East

A sickening video of a young woman being stoned to death by a group of men, which includes her own father. Has been released by Islamic State. ...

Yazidi woman 'I've been raped 30 times and it's not even lunchtime!'

Yazidi woman 'I've been raped 30 times and it's not even lunchtime!' Watch

Middle East

A young Yazidi woman held captive by the Islamic State for repeated sexual abuse says that she was raped 30 times in just a few hours. Kept ...

Six times as many people are executed in China as the rest of the world COMBINED

Six times as many people are executed in China as the rest of the world COMBINED Watch

Asia Pacific

The Dui Hua Foundation, a San Francisco-based human rights group, said that China executed 2,400 prisoners last year.

Americans thinking healthy, and Coca-Cola and McDonald's suffer as a result

Americans thinking healthy, and Coca-Cola and McDonald's suffer as a result Watch

Home & Food

It's fast and inexpensive and not good for you - and since Americans are becoming more health conscious, or desire higher quality fare, such ...

BREAKING: Shots fired in Canadian capital, soldier killed by gunman at war memorial

BREAKING: Shots fired in Canadian capital, soldier killed by gunman at war memorial Watch

Americas

By Robert Mullen (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

There have been multiple gunmen and gunshots in Canada's capital of Ottawa, and at least one Canadian service man was shot in what may be-but is ...

Attualizzazione del Vangelo del 26 Ottobre 2014 a cura di don Domenico Luciani

Attualizzazione del Vangelo del 26 Ottobre 2014 a cura di don Domenico Luciani Watch

International

XXX DOMENICA DEL TEMPO ORDINARIO (ANNO A) Mt 22,34-40 Amerai il Signore tuo Dio, e il tuo prossimo come te stesso.

Oct 23 - Homily: Blaze of Self-Sacrificing Love

Oct 23 - Homily: Blaze of Self-Sacrificing Love Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Father comments on the readings, telling us that it was the blazing love that Jesus has for us that impelled Him to sacrifice Himself for our sake, ...

Catholic school forbids Hollywood lesbian drama from shooting on location

Catholic school forbids Hollywood lesbian drama from shooting on location Watch

U.S.

While actresses Julianne Moore and Ellen Page are big names in filmland, their largesse didn't get them past the authorities at Salesian High ...

MASSIVE FAILURE - Good money after bad in Obama opium strategy

MASSIVE FAILURE - Good money after bad in Obama opium strategy Watch

Asia Pacific

Despite American and Coalition expenditures in Afghanistan, that country has produced a record crop of opium. The crop is important because it is ...

New documentary reveals King Tut had a club foot and other startling discoveries

New documentary reveals King Tut had a club foot and other startling discoveries Watch

Africa

King Tutankhamun, or as he is more commonly know, "King Tut" was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh who ruled over much of the civilized world until his ...

On the Feast of St. John Paul II, His Prophetic Warning to the U.S. Requires a Response

On the Feast of St. John Paul II, His Prophetic Warning to the U.S. Requires a Response Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

In an address given during that 1976 Eucharistic Congress in Philadelphia for the bicentennial celebration of the signing of the Declaration of ...

Wednesday, October 22 - Homily: St. Peter of Alcantara, Penitent

Wednesday, October 22 - Homily: St. Peter of Alcantara, Penitent Watch

Daily Homilies

Fr. Elias on the life of St. Peter of Alcantara, a Franciscan, who lived a life of extraordinary penance.  He contrasts this spirit ...

ACTIVE SHOOTER - Kids, teachers, community terrorized by admin, police at Thompson Jr. HS in Bakersfield in the name of safety?

ACTIVE SHOOTER - Kids, teachers, community terrorized by admin, police at Thompson Jr. HS in Bakersfield in the name of safety? Watch

News

The latest school shooting did not make the national news yesterday because allegedly it was an act of domestic terrorism perpetrated against kids ...

Daily Readings for Thursday, October 23, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Hebrews 3:14-21, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 33:11-12, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 33:4-5, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 33:1-2, Responsorial ...

St. Pope John Paul II: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, October 22, 2014

St. Pope John Paul II: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Watch

Saints

Karol J. Wojtyla, known as John Paul II since his October 1978 election to the papacy, was born in Wadowice, a small city 50 kilometres from Cracow, ...

Prayer to Holy Michael the Archangel: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Prayers

Holy Michael, the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our safeguard against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we ...

Is it a sign of impending collapse? Financial savant Warren Buffett loses two billion in stock market

Is it a sign of impending collapse? Financial savant Warren Buffett loses two billion in stock market Watch

Business & Economics

Warren Buffett, the man known for focusing on long-term investment performance as apposed to making the quick buck, has lost $2 million in ...

How would you like to handle acid with your bare hands? For many in Bangladesh, this is their only option

How would you like to handle acid with your bare hands? For many in Bangladesh, this is their only option Watch

Asia Pacific

There is a dark side in the growing labor sector of Bangladesh, one that makes workers look decades older than they are.

Guns Do Not Have Rights, People Do. Legitimate Self Defense is One of Them

Guns Do Not Have Rights, People Do. Legitimate Self Defense is One of Them

U.S.

By Keith A. Fournier

We live in a precarious time in the United States of America. Many of us are deeply concerned about the effort to infringe upon the fundamental ...

Guest Commentary by Ken Blackwell: Houston's Mayor is Endangering Civil Rights

Guest Commentary by Ken Blackwell: Houston's Mayor is Endangering Civil Rights

U.S.

By Ken Blackwell

In Houston, Texas, we have seen a bizarre twist on traditional Civil Rights play out. The Mayor of Houston, Annise Parker, has been waging an ...

Finding the Path to Peace Through Forgiveness

Finding the Path to Peace Through Forgiveness Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

In 1999 I was a part of Project Reconciliation led by a true peacemaker, paralyzed police officer Detective Steven McDonald. This trip was a part ...

Islamic State has infiltrated INSIDE of Turkey with attempt to kidnap Syrian leader

Islamic State has infiltrated INSIDE of Turkey with attempt to kidnap Syrian leader Watch

Middle East

While Islamic State fighters batter the Syrian city of Kobani near the border with Turkey, ISIS agents are apparently now currently operating ...