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'Enough with all the rules' firework industry calls out to Obama

'Enough with all the rules' firework industry calls out to Obama Watch

Business & Economics

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

This year, more states have allowed people to buy pyrotechnic materials, such as sparklers and Roman Candles. In fact, this year has been wonderful ...

Former 'Accountant of Auschwitz' asks God for forgiveness during trial facing 300,000 counts of accessory to murder

Former 'Accountant of Auschwitz' asks God for forgiveness during trial facing 300,000 counts of accessory to murder Watch

Living Faith

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Former Auschwitz guard, Oscar Groening has asked for God's forgiveness after serving Austchwitz during his testimony in court, last Wednesday. The ...

Twisted ISIS video shows militants executed by men in notorious orange jumpsuits

Twisted ISIS video shows militants executed by men in notorious orange jumpsuits Watch

Middle East

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Islamic State militants were captured and slaughtered on camera by a rebel group in Syria. The members of the rebel group were clad in orange ...

Are you at risk for skin cancer? Too much citrus may lead to melanoma

Are you at risk for skin cancer? Too much citrus may lead to melanoma Watch

Health

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Consuming large amounts of orange juice or grapefruit may increase the risk of the most dangerous type of skin cancer, melanoma, according to recent ...

Remembering another great encyclical!

Remembering another great encyclical!

Living Faith

By Tony Magliano

While Pope Francis' new encyclical Laudato, Si' is enjoying wide publicity, few people are aware this year marks the 20th anniversary of another ...

PUBLIC HEALTH VICTORY: Cuba becomes first nation to eliminate mother-to-child HIV, syphilis

PUBLIC HEALTH VICTORY: Cuba becomes first nation to eliminate mother-to-child HIV, syphilis Watch

Health

Heralded as one of the "greatest public health achievements possible," World Health Organization director-general Margaret Chan has declared that ...

Will Pope Francis chew coca leaves on his forthcoming trip to Bolivia?

Will Pope Francis chew coca leaves on his forthcoming trip to Bolivia? Watch

Americas

By Mary Rezac, CNA/EWTN News

Pope Francis might chew coca leaves - or maybe sip coca tea - during his visit to Bolivia next week, the Vatican has said.

U.S. archbishops express excitement over pending papal visit

U.S. archbishops express excitement over pending papal visit Watch

Living Faith

By Matt Hadro (CNA/EWTN News)

Looking forward to Pope Francis' September visit to the U.S., the nation's bishops were exuberant on Tuesday, as the itinerary for the apostolic ...

DWARF Cows: Are they the answer to farmers' climate change problems?

DWARF Cows: Are they the answer to farmers' climate change problems? Watch

Green

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Summer months bring an intense heat to farmlands and drought stricken parts of the world. The heat from the sun can damage not only crops that need ...

San Francisco hit with a stinkier side of the California drought as sewer pipes deteriorate

San Francisco hit with a stinkier side of the California drought as sewer pipes deteriorate Watch

Green

By Hannah Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The severe drought in California has recently alarmed residents of San Francisco, as its century-old sewer system takes a serious hit. Contrary ...

Amazing discovery of ancient Roman soldier's footprints found in Israel

Amazing discovery of ancient Roman soldier's footprints found in Israel Watch

Middle East

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The ancient, fortified city of Hippos-Sussita in Israel, located in the eastern shore of the Sea of Galilee, has surprised archeologists with a new ...

Risk for massive earthquake in California increases as scientists find dangerous helium coming from fault zone

Risk for massive earthquake in California increases as scientists find dangerous helium coming from fault zone Watch

U.S.

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Researchers recently discovered helium leaking from a giant fault in the Earth's crust near Los Angeles, as well as discovering an increase in chance ...

'Ghost Hunters' receive shocking, unexpected surprise when searching abandoned hospital

'Ghost Hunters' receive shocking, unexpected surprise when searching abandoned hospital Watch

Travel

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A group of "ghost hunters" shockingly discover a dead body, belonging to an old lady, inside the abandoned Kuhn Memorial State Hospital in Vicksburg, ...

GRISLY FIRST: Islamic State beheads women for acts of 'sorcery' in Syria

GRISLY FIRST: Islamic State beheads women for acts of 'sorcery' in Syria Watch

Middle East

It was a heinous new low for the terror group Islamic State. There are reports from Syria that the jihadists have now beheaded two women for ...

Pope Francis to meet with president, prisoners and homeless during U.S. visit

Pope Francis to meet with president, prisoners and homeless during U.S. visit Watch

Living Faith

Pope Francis' visit to both the United States and Cuba will be hectic. In addition to meeting with political officials in both countries, the ...

Same-sex unions by Filipinos abroad will go unrecognized in Philippines

Same-sex unions by Filipinos abroad will go unrecognized in Philippines Watch

Asia Pacific

Filipinos who marry members of the same sex while abroad will not see the perceived legal benefits in their native Philippines, a government ...

United States prepares for Fourth of July amidst threat of ISIS attacks

United States prepares for Fourth of July amidst threat of ISIS attacks Watch

U.S.

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Three days before the United States' Independence Day, the FBI has already began setting up command centers in all of the 56 field offices across the ...

4 out of 10 children in the US exposed to abuse and violence last year

4 out of 10 children in the US exposed to abuse and violence last year Watch

Marriage & Family

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Although some types of violence against children appear to be on a decline, children remain the most victimized sector in the U.S. population, as ...

Mysterious fireball of space junk flies over the South

Mysterious fireball of space junk flies over the South Watch

Green

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A mysterious object lit up in the sky on June 29 in the southeast. The source has since been confirmed as a space junk passing by and reentering our ...

The Tunisian beach hotel massacre: Was the killer involved with ISIS?

The Tunisian beach hotel massacre: Was the killer involved with ISIS? Watch

Africa

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Last Friday, a very tragic event happened at the Imperial Marhaba Beach Hotel in Sousse, Tunisia. A 23-year-old man dressed just like any other ...

Italian priests exorcise Nigerian migrant girls forced into prostitution compelled by voodoo spell

Italian priests exorcise Nigerian migrant girls forced into prostitution compelled by voodoo spell Watch

Africa

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Italian authorities have given the Catholic priests permission to "exorcise," or do counter-magic to Nigerian migrant girls who have been "under a ...

Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee speaks out on Obama's gay pride light show and the legalization of gay marriage

Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee speaks out on Obama's gay pride light show and the legalization of gay marriage Watch

Politics & Policy

By Hannah Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

In celebration of the Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling, President Obama lit up the White House with rainbow colors, which garnered a response from ...

Californians struggle to find 'normal life' without water

Californians struggle to find 'normal life' without water Watch

Green

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A normal life remains to be far-fetched for residents in the town of Monson, CA, located 200 miles from the northern part of Los Angeles. Residents ...

Health experts warn on animal diseases used as biological weapons

Health experts warn on animal diseases used as biological weapons Watch

Health

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The World Health Organization (WHO), animal health and national defense officers announced on June 30 the need for a wider international cooperation ...

ISIS shocks by beheading women for the first time ever

ISIS shocks by beheading women for the first time ever Watch

Middle East

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

ISIS is known all over the world for their radical cruelty and use of rapid executions. Now, the jihadi militants have carried out yet another act of ...

What is America's favorite fast-food chain?

What is America's favorite fast-food chain? Watch

Home & Food

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Despite the controversy and series of protests fast food chain, Chick-fil-A faced a few years ago, according to the American Customer Satisfaction ...

We Stand With You Lord - No Matter The Price We May Be Asked To Pay!

We Stand With You Lord - No Matter The Price We May Be Asked To Pay!

Blog

By Michael Seagriff

May the following words penned more than 50 years ago by Rev. M. Raymond, O.C.S.O. encourage us during these trying times and our pending exile in ...