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Papal visit to Iraq possible, but staff 'will not allow him to at present'

Papal visit to Iraq possible, but staff 'will not allow him to at present' Watch

Europe

Large swatches of Iraq are under the iron-fisted rule of the Islamist States. Members of the Christian minority there have been forced from their ...

Tuesday, May 5 - Homily: Seek Jesus in the Sign of the Eucharist

Tuesday, May 5 - Homily: Seek Jesus in the Sign of the Eucharist Watch

Daily Homilies

In the readings today Our Lord begins to move into the "Bread of Life" discourses and explains the difference between the spiritual soul that ...

Original 'Star Trek' cast member Grace Lee Whitney dead at 85

Original 'Star Trek' cast member Grace Lee Whitney dead at 85 Watch

Celebrity

One of the original cast members of the original "Star Trek" TV series, Grace Lee Whitney has passed away at the age of 85. Playing Yeoman ...

Know your rights, ACLU declares as 'Black Spring Has Begun'

Know your rights, ACLU declares as 'Black Spring Has Begun' Watch

U.S.

After the great tragedy of widespread rioting in Baltimore following the death of young black man Freddie Gray while in police custody, there is ...

They're feeding this to your children! Horrific real-life school lunch disaster

They're feeding this to your children! Horrific real-life school lunch disaster Watch

Health

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The quality of food served during school lunches have long been the butt of jokes in the U.S., but a recent meal served at a West Virginia school ...

Does the Clinton Foundation serve as an entree to the Clinton's power? One important relationship points to yes

Does the Clinton Foundation serve as an entree to the Clinton's power? One important relationship points to yes Watch

Politics & Policy

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign has not only put an intense pressure on herself, it has put the Clinton Foundation and its donors under a ...

Finding the Path to Peace in an Age of Violence and Hostility

Finding the Path to Peace in an Age of Violence and Hostility Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith Fournier

This gift of peace which Jesus offers is critically important in this age filled with the opposite. We awaken daily to reports of terror, ...

Scientists warn internet could collapse in 8 years

Scientists warn internet could collapse in 8 years Watch

Technology

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Scientists, telecom firms, leading physicists and engineers will gather later this month, at London's Royal Society, to discuss what can be done to ...

Important need-to-know symptoms and signs of skin cancer

Important need-to-know symptoms and signs of skin cancer Watch

Health

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Eighty-one percent of people have expressed feelings of uncertainty over not knowing the signs of a non-melanoma skin cancer, according to a recent ...

Social experiment exposes male preference of female body size

Social experiment exposes male preference of female body size Watch

Marriage & Family

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A 33-year-old journalist from London often asked herself how much a women's body size really matters to men. Although Yvette Caster claimed she ...

 What are filmmakers getting wrong with Bible-based movies? The universal story may not be so universal

What are filmmakers getting wrong with Bible-based movies? The universal story may not be so universal Watch

Movies

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Hollywood has released a lot of movies centered on Christianity and the Bible's stories during 2014. Some of them were well-received by Christians ...

Pope Francis relates to the elderly and asks for prayers

Pope Francis relates to the elderly and asks for prayers Watch

Living Faith

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

During Pope Francis' meeting with the elderly and sick at the Roman Parish of the Queen of Peace, he related with them and asked them to pray for ...

Catfish surprisingly climbs wall and stuns scientists

Catfish surprisingly climbs wall and stuns scientists Watch

Green

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Inside a cave near Tena in Ecuador, a group of scientists filmed a catfish climbing up the wall to lick food from the roof. Climbing seems impossible ...

Mysterious prayer wheel found in medieval Liesborn Gospel book

Mysterious prayer wheel found in medieval Liesborn Gospel book Watch

Living Faith

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A mysterious wheel diagram was found in one of the most valuable books of gospel known to humankind. The hand-painted diagram only appears in one of ...

Chinese, Indian immigrants in United States taking away lead set by Mexico

Chinese, Indian immigrants in United States taking away lead set by Mexico Watch

U.S.

In spite of its next-door proximity to the United States, Mexico has lost the lead in send immigrants to the United States. Both China and India ...

Former terror suspect among two gunmen shot, killed by police at Texas anti-Islam event

Former terror suspect among two gunmen shot, killed by police at Texas anti-Islam event Watch

U.S.

Thirty-year-old Elton Simpson, along with his 34-year-old roommate Nadir Soofi was shot dead by police at an anti-Islamist art contest near ...

Battle against the Islamic State draws Kurdish women to combat frontlines

Battle against the Islamic State draws Kurdish women to combat frontlines Watch

Middle East

The war against the Islamic State has reached the point where all available labor must draw upon the female population as well. Kurdish forces ...

Monday, May 4 - Homily: Who Loves Jesus?

Monday, May 4 - Homily: Who Loves Jesus? Watch

Daily Homilies

"Whoever has my commandments and observes them is the one who loves me." John 14:21.

Avowed socialist Bernie Sanders calls for 'political revolution' in United States

Avowed socialist Bernie Sanders calls for 'political revolution' in United States Watch

Politics & Policy

Vermont Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is calling for a political revolution in the United States. Sanders says he envisions a ...

Climate change to cause animal extinction in next century

Climate change to cause animal extinction in next century Watch

Green

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

In the next century or so, one in six species of plants and animals are likely to be extinct in South America, New Zealand, and Australia. Species in ...

12 unusual facts about smell and taste

12 unusual facts about smell and taste Watch

Health

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The associate director of the Center for Smell and Taste at the University of Florida, Steven D. Munger, Ph.D, has answered some questions posed to ...

Obamacare, State Sovereignty, and the Heckler's Veto at the Supreme Court

Obamacare, State Sovereignty, and the Heckler's Veto at the Supreme Court

U.S.

By Edwin Meese III & J. Kenneth Blackwell

Refusing to give effect to Congress's law would usher in an era where courts routinely let presidents rewrite statutes whenever the words ...

Special Report: UN French Soldiers Rape African Boys in Central African Republic

Special Report: UN French Soldiers Rape African Boys in Central African Republic Watch

Africa

By Obianuju Ekeocha

African nations have been under severe pressure to fall in line and submit to the rainbow flag of the LGBT campaigns. Many of our African leaders ...

Fr. Peter M. J. Stravinskas on What it Means to be a Crusader Today

Fr. Peter M. J. Stravinskas on What it Means to be a Crusader Today

U.S.

By Fr. Peter M. J. Stravinskas, Ph.D., S.T.D.

When Pope Urban II called for the First Crusade in 1095, he envisioned it as a defensive action, designed to liberate the Holy Land from the ...

3 things Christians must recognize about anxiety and depression

3 things Christians must recognize about anxiety and depression Watch

Living Faith

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Depression, anxiety and other mental illnesses are often misunderstood, even by Christians. Due to the personal and internal nature of the ...

Banished Filipino refugees remarkably live and work on the ocean

Banished Filipino refugees remarkably live and work on the ocean Watch

Asia Pacific

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Filipino refugees have chosen to establish a community on stilts over the ocean, off the coast of Malaysia, after their country banished them for ...

'Empty landscapes': Massive herbivore extinction in Southeast Asia hurts environment

'Empty landscapes': Massive herbivore extinction in Southeast Asia hurts environment Watch

Green

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Oxford University researchers observed a rapid decline among large herbivores living in the rainforests, savannah and jungles located in Southeast ...

Welcome to Liberland: Small patch claims to be world's newest country

Welcome to Liberland: Small patch claims to be world's newest country Watch

Europe

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Liberland, the world's newest country, is a "pocket-sized" land that already has its own flag -- decorated with an eagle and a sun -- and its own ...