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The little girl who stood up to the Taliban now seeks to rebuild schools in Gaza

The little girl who stood up to the Taliban now seeks to rebuild schools in Gaza Watch

Middle East

The teenage Pakistani girl who refused to give up her vocal support of female education despite attempts on her life and death threats from the ...

Key Jerusalem holy site reopened after shooting of Jewish activist

Key Jerusalem holy site reopened after shooting of Jewish activist Watch

Middle East

Israeli officials have reopened the Temple Mount/al-Haram al-Sharif, a key Jerusalem holy site, following the shooting of a prominent right-wing ...

Teenager offered $25,000 by ISIS to carry out bombings in Vienna

Teenager offered $25,000 by ISIS to carry out bombings in Vienna Watch

Europe

A 14-year-old boy is suspected of planning a series of bombings in Vienna. He says that he was offered the equivalent of $25,000 in U.S. ...

Meet the 25 men who've fought off strokes, heart disease and dementia

Meet the 25 men who've fought off strokes, heart disease and dementia Watch

Health

Retirees in Britain may have found the key to a fit and happy old age, after practicing a new health regime for the last 35 years.

Kenyan children from unsteady homes forced into early labor

Kenyan children from unsteady homes forced into early labor Watch

Africa

By Katy Migiro, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Trafficking of Kenyan children from impoverished villages to towns and cities for domestic labor, sex work and to beg is on the rise, experts said, ...

Yazidi women treated as slaves by Islamic State

Yazidi women treated as slaves by Islamic State Watch

Middle East

The religious minority group, the Yazidis have faced murder, torture and enslavement at the hands of Islamic State over the past several months. ...

New lighting gives Sistine Chapel dazzling glow

New lighting gives Sistine Chapel dazzling glow Watch

Europe

Visitors to the Sistine Chapel will be far more aware of the halo around Jesus Christ's head in Michelangelo's famous frescoes. A revolutionary ...

Ongoing war against drug trafficking roils Algeria

Ongoing war against drug trafficking roils Algeria Watch

Africa

Algerian authorities continue their battle against drug trafficking. Such activities are linked to terrorism, and as such is considered a great ...

New Hampshire sees a massive spike in job growth, problem? It's all going to immigrants

New Hampshire sees a massive spike in job growth, problem? It's all going to immigrants Watch

U.S.

The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) has issued a new a report that shows that New Hampshire-the state where both senators voted for the "Gang ...

Friday, October 31 - Homily: Becoming Hallowed

Friday, October 31 - Homily: Becoming Hallowed Watch

Daily Homilies

On All Hallows Eve, that is Halloween or the Eve of the Solemnity of All Saints Day, Fr. Alan points out all the pointers toward becoming saints ...

Pope Francis warns THE DEVIL IS REAL

Pope Francis warns THE DEVIL IS REAL Watch

Living Faith

Pope Francis warned Christians that the devil is real and that he is trying to kill us.

Spiritual Warfare: Pope Francis Says the Christian life is Battle Against the Devil

Spiritual Warfare: Pope Francis Says the Christian life is Battle Against the Devil Watch

Europe

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The struggle in which we are engaged today in our current collapsing culture concerns a clash of worldviews and competing definitions of human ...

Why Christians Should Celebrate Halloween - and Transform the Culture

Why Christians Should Celebrate Halloween - and Transform the Culture Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The International Association of Exorcists sponsored a gathering in Vatican City on the last weekend of October in 2014. The organization was ...

Bill Clinton Panders to Homosexual Activist Human Rights Campaign in Washington, D.C. We Will Resist Them

Bill Clinton Panders to Homosexual Activist Human Rights Campaign in Washington, D.C. We Will Resist Them Watch

U.S.

By Keith A. Fournier

All people of good will who recognize the vital role that marriage and the family play in serving the common good must get ready for what lies ...

Why does Obama want doctors overworked and underpaid?

Why does Obama want doctors overworked and underpaid? Watch

Politics & Policy

An incredible number of doctors nationwide are refusing to participate in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Obama's largest and most ...

Be prepared to be SHOCKED. College kids believe that it is now OKAY TO KILL BABIES even after they are born!

Be prepared to be SHOCKED. College kids believe that it is now OKAY TO KILL BABIES even after they are born! Watch

News

According to The College Fix, a publication for college students, students believe that it's okay to have a "post-birth abortion," more commonly ...

Democrats are expected to hurt as Republicans sweep through Congress and local legislatures

Democrats are expected to hurt as Republicans sweep through Congress and local legislatures Watch

Politics & Policy

The 2014 Midterm election may give Republicans a historic opportunity to take control of a record number of state legislatures across the ...

Villagers killed, village razed in Boko Haram attack

Villagers killed, village razed in Boko Haram attack Watch

Africa

By Kaci Racelma (Algiers, Algeria)

Heavily armed fighters connected to the Nigeria-based terrorist group Boko Haram killed several people and burned their village down to the ...

Three men sentenced for participation in Internet child pornography ring

Three men sentenced for participation in Internet child pornography ring Watch

U.S.

By Stella Dawson, Thomson Reuters Foundation

The United States this week sentenced to prison three men involved in an international child pornography ring that exchanged online pictures and ...

Piece of Amelia Earhart's aircraft positively identified

Piece of Amelia Earhart's aircraft positively identified Watch

Asia Pacific

Daring female aviatrix Amelia Earhart vanished over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937 in a failed attempt to fly the globe. A fragment of her ...

30 tribesmen in western Iraq executed by Islamic State (WARNING GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

30 tribesmen in western Iraq executed by Islamic State (WARNING GRAPHIC PHOTOS) Watch

Middle East

More than 30 tribesmen were executed by Islamic State in western Iraq this week. In the meantime, government forces are continuing their ...

How could he let it happen? 92% of Afghan war Marine KIA under Obama

How could he let it happen? 92% of Afghan war Marine KIA under Obama Watch

U.S.

Earlier this week the U.S. Marine Corps withdrew its forces from Camp Leatherneck in Helmand province in Afghanistan, effectively ending their 13 ...

Giants beat Royals in Game 7 for eighth championship title

Giants beat Royals in Game 7 for eighth championship title Watch

Sports

The San Francisco Giants won their eight World Series-the third since 2009-brushing aside incredible odds and a sea of 40,000 Royals fans.

Thursday, October 30 - Homily: Mustard Seeds and Yeast

Thursday, October 30 - Homily: Mustard Seeds and Yeast Watch

Daily Homilies

Fr. Joachim on the symbolism of yeast and mustard seeds as used in the Gospel by Our Lord to explain the gradual process by which the kingdom of ...

'House of Cards' star Elizabeth Norment dies of cancer at 61

'House of Cards' star Elizabeth Norment dies of cancer at 61 Watch

Celebrity

Especially tragic is the case of an actor who finally wins the spotlight and attention of popular audiences, only to die before their prime. ...

Christians shouldn't badmouth others, Pope warns

Christians shouldn't badmouth others, Pope warns Watch

Living Faith

Speaking at his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square this week, Pope Francis says that Christians must set a good example lest they ...

THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC IS DEAD - The new way politicians take bribes and cut you out of politics

THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC IS DEAD - The new way politicians take bribes and cut you out of politics Watch

Politics & Policy

Political corruption in the United States has never been worse. Although members of Congress are not allowed to accept bribes or gifts, they have ...

SURVEY: Singapore best country to do business with, for ninth year in a row

SURVEY: Singapore best country to do business with, for ninth year in a row Watch

Business & Economics

Conservative and strict - there are heavy penalties for littering, as well as being wildly prosperous, the feisty Asian nation of Singapore has ...