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10 important things to consider during Lent

10 important things to consider during Lent Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Every year we give something up for Lent. Sometimes picking what to give up is hard and other times we consider doing something extra to really ...

MAKE YOURSELF COUNT! Complete this quick Ash Wednesday survey

MAKE YOURSELF COUNT! Complete this quick Ash Wednesday survey

Living Faith

Catholic Online is conducting a global survey on Ash Wednesday practices. Each reader is asked to participate once. The survey will take less than a ...

Center for Medical Progress releases another Planned Parenthood video despite injunction

Center for Medical Progress releases another Planned Parenthood video despite injunction Watch

U.S.

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

After ousting illegal actions performed by Planned Parenthood clinics, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), and its founder Daniel Daleiden, have ...

SCARY POLL: One in four Germans favors shooting illegal immigrants at borders

SCARY POLL: One in four Germans favors shooting illegal immigrants at borders Watch

Europe

Growing weary of accommodating refugees from such trouble spots as Syria and Iraq, the German people have expressed a rather shocking sentiment ...

Technology helps brain damaged musician create music for the first time in 27 years

Technology helps brain damaged musician create music for the first time in 27 years Watch

Technology

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

After a car crash that left her with a serious brain injury, violinist Rosemary Johnson was unable to play her beautiful music again - until now.

Two members of Jihadi John's 'ISIS Beatles' finally identified

Two members of Jihadi John's 'ISIS Beatles' finally identified Watch

Middle East

Two members of Jihadi John's infamous "ISIS Beatles," have been identified. Alexanda Kotey and Aine Davis, both from the United Kingdom have been ...

Big networks moving online, but Catholic Online's already there for you

Big networks moving online, but Catholic Online's already there for you Watch

TV

Hollywood is leaving the small screen for the smaller screen, and consumers are thrilled. As more people give up hours in front of the classic ...

5 faith-based movies coming in 2016 that are worth your time and money

5 faith-based movies coming in 2016 that are worth your time and money Watch

Movies

Faith-based films with an overt Christian message have been making inroads in the nation's box offices. The film industry is responding to ...

Seven suspects arrested in Spain for smuggling weapons to ISIS - disguised as humanitarian aid

Seven suspects arrested in Spain for smuggling weapons to ISIS - disguised as humanitarian aid Watch

Europe

Seven people have been arrested in Spain and North Africa on suspicion of supplying bomb-making equipment to Islamic State leaders in Syria and ...

Huff Po Gestapo, beats down Trump, First Amendment with editorial billy club

Huff Po Gestapo, beats down Trump, First Amendment with editorial billy club Watch

U.S.

By David Drudge (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Liberal mouthpiece, The Huffington Post (not to be confused with an actual news organization) is pandering to liberal readers by posting an addendum ...

POPE FRANCIS ANGELUS: February 7, 2016 (FULL TEXT: ENGLISH)

POPE FRANCIS ANGELUS: February 7, 2016 (FULL TEXT: ENGLISH) Watch

Living Faith

By Pope Francis

Dear brothers and sisters, Goodmorning!The Gospel of this Sunday says - in the drafting of St. Luke - the call of the first disciples of Jesus ( Lk ...

Please join us in prayer: Zika epidemic in Colombia infects THOUSANDS of pregnant women

Please join us in prayer: Zika epidemic in Colombia infects THOUSANDS of pregnant women Watch

Americas

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Reports of Zika's spread have been pouring in at clinics and hospitals around Colombia. Sadly, nearly 32,000 pregnant women have tested positive for ...

CURTAIN CALLED: GOP debate starts hilariously as candidates fail to appear on cue

CURTAIN CALLED: GOP debate starts hilariously as candidates fail to appear on cue Watch

Politics & Policy

It is a bit trivial to say about such an important event - but the GOP presidential debate in New Hampshire this weekend could have done with a ...

REVEALED: Pope Pius XII's secret efforts to overthrow Hitler

REVEALED: Pope Pius XII's secret efforts to overthrow Hitler Watch

Europe

By Kevin J. Jones, CNA/EWTN News

Pope Pius XII's secret support for the attempted overthrow of Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler is the subject of a new book that draws on wartime ...

Germany cannot take in 'all the world's needy,' Catholic Church says

Germany cannot take in 'all the world's needy,' Catholic Church says Watch

Europe

Charity has limits, church officials in Germany say. Taking in the majority of the world's Syrian refugees, representatives from the Catholic ...

HOLY SMOKES: Smoke from massive garbage dump fire in Mumbai seen in outer space

HOLY SMOKES: Smoke from massive garbage dump fire in Mumbai seen in outer space Watch

Asia Pacific

Toxic plumes of smoke sailing high into the heavens could be seen away from outer space after a massive trash heap caught in fire in Mumbai. The ...

Lower Your Nets For a Catch!  We Are All Called to Evangelize

Lower Your Nets For a Catch! We Are All Called to Evangelize Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

The New Evangelization is meant to bring about an authentic renewal of the Church so that she can then undertake a new missionary outreach to the ...

Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White dies at 74

Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White dies at 74 Watch

Music

If you danced in the Seventies and Eighties, there was a good chance you got up to "cut the rug" to Earth, Wind & Fire. How could anyone ...

Remains of St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, St. Leopold Mandic arrive in Rome for Jubilee of Mercy

Remains of St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, St. Leopold Mandic arrive in Rome for Jubilee of Mercy Watch

Europe

By Elise Harris, CNA/EWTN News

The partially incorrupt body of Padre Pio has arrived to Rome for the first time ever alongside that of another friar, St. Leopold Mandic, as a ...

Where are they going?: Number of ISIS fighters in Syria heavily drop

Where are they going?: Number of ISIS fighters in Syria heavily drop Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The number of ISIS militants swarming Syria and Iraq is believed to have dropped from 19,000 to 25,000 fighters to 20,000 to 31,500, according to ...

'Church ladies' finally force phony priest in Los Angeles to authorities

'Church ladies' finally force phony priest in Los Angeles to authorities Watch

U.S.

By Mary Rezac, CNA/EWTN News

For months, Erwin Mena donned vestments, called himself "Padre," and convinced Southern California Catholics that he was a priest, police say.

Seeking reconciliation, Pope Francis, and Russian Orthodox leader to meet in Cuba - for first time, ever

Seeking reconciliation, Pope Francis, and Russian Orthodox leader to meet in Cuba - for first time, ever Watch

Europe

In the hopes of repairing a schism within Christianity, that dates back as far as the 11th Century, Pope Francis will meet with the leader of the ...

Horrific female genital mutilation continues to haunt over 200 million girls and women around the world

Horrific female genital mutilation continues to haunt over 200 million girls and women around the world Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Despite efforts from the United Nations to completely outlaw this horrible practice, Female Genital Mutilation continues to affect girls and women ...

Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis to Meet in Cuba in Historic Move of the Holy Spirit

Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis to Meet in Cuba in Historic Move of the Holy Spirit Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

This meeting of the Primates of the Catholic Church and the Russian Orthodox Church, after a long preparation, will be the first in history and ...

Is this where the Annunciation took place? Ancient artwork sheds light an old mystery about the Virgin Mary

Is this where the Annunciation took place? Ancient artwork sheds light an old mystery about the Virgin Mary Watch

Living Faith

One of the oldest depictions of the Virgin Mary is casting new light on the Annunciation. A new look at an ancient depiction in the Yale University ...

'Dam will burst' if West does not come to aid of Syrian refugees, King of Jordan warns

'Dam will burst' if West does not come to aid of Syrian refugees, King of Jordan warns Watch

Middle East

King Abdullah of Jordan says waves of Syrian refugees into his nation have placed an overwhelming strain on his country's health care and ...