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ISLAMIC STATE PREPARES CHRISTIAN HOLOCAUST

ISLAMIC STATE PREPARES CHRISTIAN HOLOCAUST Watch

Middle East

Imagine you've been given a choice, and just days to make it. You must either change your religion, agree to pay thousands of dollars each year in ...

GRIEF TAKES TOLL: At least 11 parents of abducted Nigerian schoolgirls have died

GRIEF TAKES TOLL: At least 11 parents of abducted Nigerian schoolgirls have died Watch

Africa

Grief and worry takes its toll on human health. Ever since more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted by the Boko Haram terror group three ...

Christian Monks expelled from Iraqi monastery as ISIS Islamists fighters ruthlessly sieze it

Christian Monks expelled from Iraqi monastery as ISIS Islamists fighters ruthlessly sieze it Watch

Middle East

Saint Behnam, a fourth-century monastery run by the Syriac Catholic church near the predominantly Christian town of Qaraqosh in Iraq has been ...

NATIONAL DISGRACE: India is home to one in three of all forced child marriages

NATIONAL DISGRACE: India is home to one in three of all forced child marriages Watch

Asia Pacific

It's a national shame for Southeast Asia's economic powerhouse: One in all three forced child marriages in the world is in India. It's a regional ...

Food scale is an essential tool in any diet plan

Food scale is an essential tool in any diet plan Watch

Home & Food

In any effort to lose weight, determining the calories per serving is an essential way to track food intake. A food scale can help any dieter ...

In President Obama's war on religious freedom the people suffer another loss

In President Obama's war on religious freedom the people suffer another loss Watch

Politics & Policy

President Barack Obama's July 21 executive order prohibiting discrimination based on sexual-self-identification has lead to strong criticism from ...

Tuesday, July 22 - Homily - Mary's Perpetual Virginity

Tuesday, July 22 - Homily - Mary's Perpetual Virginity Watch

Christmas / Advent

Did Mary have other children? In this homily, Fr. Ignatius teaches on the meaning of today's Gospel and how it is a misinterpretation to conclude ...

Men outnumber women in India, Nepal and Bangladesh new study says

Men outnumber women in India, Nepal and Bangladesh new study says Watch

Asia Pacific

A United Nations report, released on July 22, says that India needs to take urgent action following a sharp decline in its child sex ratio.

Efforts against female genital mutilation could be thwarted by population growth

Efforts against female genital mutilation could be thwarted by population growth Watch

Politics & Policy

By Lisa Anderson, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Advances in fighting female genital mutilation, or FGM and child marriage could be offset by population growth unless the rate of progress ...

The buck does stop here: Chinese currency set to close the gap between it and the dollar

The buck does stop here: Chinese currency set to close the gap between it and the dollar Watch

Business & Economics

China's currency, the renminbi (RMB), is looking to become the third-largest international currency behind the U.S.'s dollar and the euro by 2019 ...

Nigerian military swears to retake town after massacre by Muslims

Nigerian military swears to retake town after massacre by Muslims Watch

Africa

The Nigerian terrorist organization Boko Haram has continued its reign of terror, leaving dozens dead in the northeast Nigerian town of Damboa ...

Anarchy in Chicago! Weekend of crime tears city apart

Anarchy in Chicago! Weekend of crime tears city apart Watch

U.S.

There were 47 shooting victims in Chicago this weekend, five of which ended up being fatal, statistics from the Chicago Police Department report.

Let the Holy Spirit Teach us How to Become Prayer

Let the Holy Spirit Teach us How to Become Prayer Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

When the Spirit dwells in a person, from the moment in which that person has become prayer, he never leaves him. For the Spirit himself never ...

Pope expresses regret with exodus of Christians from Mosul

Pope expresses regret with exodus of Christians from Mosul Watch

Living Faith

By Elise Harris (CNA/EWTN News)

In his weekly Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis mourned the fleeing of the last Christians from the Iraqi city of Mosul, who were told by ISIS ...

Exclusive: Tribute to Bishop Tony Palmer, A Life Dedicated to Unity

Exclusive: Tribute to Bishop Tony Palmer, A Life Dedicated to Unity Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Darrell Wentworth

Monday, July 21, 2014, was supposed to be like most Mondays - the start of a work week. But Deacon Keith Fournier sent me a text informing me ...

A Tribute to Protestant Bishop Tony Palmer, Friend of Francis and Champion of Christian Unity

A Tribute to Protestant Bishop Tony Palmer, Friend of Francis and Champion of Christian Unity Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

I never personally met Bishop Tony Palmer. However, I look forward to spending an eternity in the full communion of God's love with him. I ...

Is the Lord the Constant Refuge in the Midst of your Daily Life?

Is the Lord the Constant Refuge in the Midst of your Daily Life?

Blog

By Deacon Ian VanHeusen

Prayer changes and adapts to the circumstances of our life. We will pray differently after we have worked hard all day and are tired as opposed to ...

The Contraceptive New York Nanny, Bill Donohue and the Catholic League

The Contraceptive New York Nanny, Bill Donohue and the Catholic League Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The idea that the government is now in the business of arm-twisting women not to have more children - immediately after childbirth - is morally ...

Building a culture of life: Colorado clinic takes brave stand

Building a culture of life: Colorado clinic takes brave stand Watch

U.S.

By CNA/EWTN News

A Colorado women's health clinic seeking to offer natural care that respects human dignity has drawn praise for helping to build up a culture of life.

THINGS TO COME? ISIS stones Syrian woman to death over 'adultery charges'

THINGS TO COME? ISIS stones Syrian woman to death over 'adultery charges' Watch

Middle East

Al-Qaeda-breakaway group, the Islamic State, has now stoned a woman to death for adultery in Syria. It was the first such execution carried out ...

When more than 80 percent of California faces extreme drought -- the spigots remain open

When more than 80 percent of California faces extreme drought -- the spigots remain open Watch

U.S.

Extremely dry conditions in the state of California has 80 percent of the so-called Golden State in extreme drought conditions. Many couldn't ...

CRIES FOR HELP: Head of Iraq's Catholic Church issues appeal 'to all who have a living conscience'

CRIES FOR HELP: Head of Iraq's Catholic Church issues appeal 'to all who have a living conscience' Watch

Middle East

In an appeal "to all who have a living conscience in Iraq and all the world," Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako, head of Iraq's Catholic Church, ...

Putin vs. the World: One plane crash may spell the end for Russian president's ambitious plan of conquest

Putin vs. the World: One plane crash may spell the end for Russian president's ambitious plan of conquest Watch

Europe

World opinion continues to oppose Russian President Vladimir Putin, with the destruction of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine being the ...

Monday, July 21 - Homily: St. Lawrence of Brindisi

Monday, July 21 - Homily: St. Lawrence of Brindisi Watch

Daily Homilies

On the Franciscan Doctor of the Church whose love of God brought him great success as a preacher and scholar.

IT'S ABOUT TIME: Rick Perry deploys national guard to halt southern invasion!

IT'S ABOUT TIME: Rick Perry deploys national guard to halt southern invasion! Watch

U.S.

In an effort to stem the influx of tens of thousands of illegal immigrant children that have been entering the United States illegally in 2014, ...

Bald eagles make a surprising comback in California!

Bald eagles make a surprising comback in California! Watch

Green

For the first time in more than 50 years, a nesting pair of bald eagles have been found on San Clemente Island, officials reported on July 17.

Is Mount Rainier about to blow? A new study promises to reveal clues about an upcoming eruption

Is Mount Rainier about to blow? A new study promises to reveal clues about an upcoming eruption Watch

U.S.

A huge magma reservoir below Mount Rainier in Washington state has been mapped by American and Norwegian researchers, which may provide subtle ...

Latest claim: the universe might not be natural... Say whaa?

Latest claim: the universe might not be natural... Say whaa? Watch

Technology

The nature and structure of the universe is one of the most enduring questions of the ages. Even the Book of Genesis addresses the topic. Presently, ...