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Deacon Fournier: Ash Wednesday is a Holy Day of Invitation not Obligation Watch

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During these forty days called Lent the Lord Jesus Christ Himself invites us to walk with Him on the Way of the Cross. This simple but ... continue reading


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Africa

1,000 Christians flee for their lives - 'We became like refugees' Watch

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The Egyptian government was forced to step in to help displaced Christians fleeing threats of violence and death. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic ... continue reading


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Americas

Venezuela pulls plug on CNN, accuses network of fake news Watch

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Venezuela has pulled CNN off the air for what it says is" fake and hostile news." An order from the national telecommunications commission ... continue reading


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Asia Pacific

Oarfish strandings in Philippines could mean massive quake coming Watch

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People in the Philippines are concerned after Oarfish began stranding themselves on beaches in February. Following the first stranding on ... continue reading


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Europe

King Richard III's detailed personal prayer book, 'Book of Hours.' is made available to the public Watch

Image of The famous 'Book of Hours' is available to read in its entirety online.

Kings are known for their riches, power and leadership skills, so when the public gets to view their lavish personal belongings, it's ... continue reading


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Middle East

New pilgrimage route recreates Jesus' footsteps - Will YOU follow Christ? Watch

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Some take pilgrimages to atone for sins, others simply desire time to fulfill their spiritual needs. Regardless of why people choose to ... continue reading


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Politics & Policy

Obama ready for more! Former president plans return to politics Watch

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Barack Obama is preparing to return to the political stage, just over a month after relinquishing the presidency to Donald Trump. His ... continue reading


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Movies

Steven Spielberg opens up on his latest film 'The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara' Watch

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Steven Spielberg, best known for directing films such as "Jaws," the "Indiana Jones" films and "Schindler's List," is working on a new film ... continue reading


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TV

Morgan Freeman asks what is Heaven and what is Hell in new 'Story of God' series Watch

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National Geographic has set out to discover who God truly is and how the Almighty affects the lives of His followers. LOS ANGELES, CA ... continue reading


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Business & Economics

Pope Francis' nightmare? World's richest 8 men own as much as 3.6 billion people Watch

Image of The richest one percent own what the world's poorest have COMBINED.

During an interview with Dutch newspaper Straatinieuws, Pope Francis explained: "I would like a world without the poor. We must fight for ... continue reading


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Sports

Is it acceptable for a Catholic to enjoy watching the Super Bowl? Watch

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Super Bowl Sunday. It's as American as apple pie, but in recent years, controversy has erupted over the beloved American pastime and - ... continue reading


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Marriage & Family

'We couldn't believe it' - Unresponsive baby wakes after miraculous touch Watch

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Stephen and Amy Smith became parents for the fourth time on December 17, 2014. Their daughter, Poppy, was born at 29-weeks-gestation and ... continue reading


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Living Faith

Saint Pio Relay for Pro-Life and Peace

Image of The Saint Pio Foundation will hold a two-day marathon from Pietrelcina to San Giovanni Rotondo (Saint Pio Foundation).

The Saint Pio Foundation will hold a two-day marathon in Italy for Pro-Life Peace and to celebrate the 130th anniversary of the birth of ... continue reading


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Home & Food

4 heavenly Valentine's Day recipes for two Watch

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It's Valentine's Day and you forgot to make the important reservation at the hottest restaurant in town. You're panicking; what are you ... continue reading


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College & University

Pope Francis to university students: keep hope alive

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(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Friday visited one of Rome's major institutions of higher education today: the  Universit√ɬ† degli ... continue reading


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Christmas / Advent

Amazing pastor handles hilarious accident during Christmas service Watch

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In the middle of a Christmas Eve service at the Phoenix Christian Assembly church, one pastor taught his congregation how to handle ... continue reading


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Lent / Easter

Ash Wednesday: 'Seek To Experience God's Presence Within' Watch

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"You may ask me: 'But, does God exist? And if he exists does he really concern himself with us? Can we reach him?' It is, indeed, true that ... continue reading


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Travel

See the largest shopping mall in the ancient world where Christians could shop one day and die the next! Watch

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An ancient Roman shopping mall where Christians would have shopped has been reopened to the public, at the same site where ancient ... continue reading


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Music

Amazing love song medley mashes up the greatest love songs from the 60s to now just in time for Valentine's Day Watch

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Five talented musicians take you on a fun time-trip with their love song medley that takes songs from different decades in their viral ... continue reading


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Celebrity

The world loses another Christian actor - Bill Paxton dead at 61 Watch

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Bill Paxton, known for his roles in "Twister," "Aliens," and "Apollo 13" passed away on February 25, 2017. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic ... continue reading


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Health

California could REBEL against Obama AND Trump and build its own single payer system, but who will pay for it? Watch

Image of California may be going alone on several things as the Federal government cuts back what it does for the states.

California is a large, wealthy state dominated by Democrats. Its economy, even if a bad year, is among the top ten in the world. The state ... continue reading


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Christian Saints & Heroes

Quotes of the Saints - Five saints have a message for you on this Thanksgiving holiday Watch

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If you are an American, today is Thanksgiving. Hopefully today you have made a point to attend Mass and to give thanks to God for all His ... continue reading


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Green

This is your warning - Scientists predict Biblical flood for California Watch

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California is known for sunny weather, even in the winter. That has made the state one of the greatest destinations for people looking to ... continue reading


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Technology

WARNING: Experts reveal latest heartbreaking Facebook scam Watch

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Have you ever heard the saying, "If it seems too good to be true, it probably is?" Unfortunately, when it comes to social media sites like ... continue reading


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Vocations

This Irish priest sings the most beautiful adaptation of 'Hallelujah' you have ever heard Watch

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Irish priest, Fr. Ray Kelly has an adaptation of Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' that will move you to tears. The video, which has gone viral, ... continue reading


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Daily Homilies

Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Culture of Life Watch

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Listen, put it into your heart, my youngest and dearest son, that the thing that frightens you, the thing that afflicts you, is nothing: ... continue reading


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Year of Faith

The Happy Priest on the Baptism of the Lord and our own Baptism Watch

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The consideration of Jesus' baptism, gives us an opportunity to remember our own baptism.  If you do not know the date of your own ... continue reading


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Blog

Mighty To Save Watch

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When Jesus walked the earth, he preached a message of love, compassion, mercy and peace. These characteristics were demonstrated by Jesus ... continue reading


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