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Catholic Church in U.S. has weathered adversity before - and will emerge triumphant, historian says

Catholic Church in U.S. has weathered adversity before - and will emerge triumphant, historian says Watch

U.S.

By Matt Hadro, CNA/EWTN News

As bishops warn of current threats to religious liberty in the United States, Catholics can take heart that such challenges have faced them ...

After same-sex unions legalized, polygamous Montana trio demands same

After same-sex unions legalized, polygamous Montana trio demands same Watch

U.S.

It was bound to happen. After the Supreme Court ruled same-sex unions legal in all 50 states, other proponents of non-traditional arrangements ...

Gang of teens riot inside Georgia Walmart causing thousands of dollars in damage

Gang of teens riot inside Georgia Walmart causing thousands of dollars in damage Watch

Marriage & Family

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A Wal-Mart in Georgia was ransacked by a mob led by a teenage boy, now in police custody. Identified as Kharron Green, 17, the boy was caught on ...

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg predicts the future of technology

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg predicts the future of technology Watch

Technology

By Hannah Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's CEO, shared and explained preparations the social media company is developing for the future. Through his profile's Q&A, ...

Amazing beautiful ancient mosaic church floor found under courtyard of current church

Amazing beautiful ancient mosaic church floor found under courtyard of current church Watch

Living Faith

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Archaeologists have discovered an ancient decorated mosaic floor of an ancient church, underneath its modern incarnation, during an excavation. The ...

Historically important religious discovery found while family renovates living room

Historically important religious discovery found while family renovates living room Watch

Marriage & Family

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

During an Israeli family's living room renovation, they discovered an ancient ritual bath under the floor. Calling the Israel Antiquities Authority, ...

350-pound dolphin accidentally lands on cruise ship severely injuring woman

350-pound dolphin accidentally lands on cruise ship severely injuring woman Watch

U.S.

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

To kick off the summer break and celebrate Father's day, a family went aboard a cruise that ended with a traumatizing accident. As the cruise started ...

Episcopalians overwhelmingly vote to let same-sex weddings in churches

Episcopalians overwhelmingly vote to let same-sex weddings in churches Watch

U.S.

Episcopalians voted overwhelmingly this week to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples. The Episcopal Church has long been on the ...

ISIS posting up to 100,000 tweets per day, governments falling behind in cyber war

ISIS posting up to 100,000 tweets per day, governments falling behind in cyber war Watch

Technology

Sometimes all it takes - is one sympathetic ear or voice in a massive sea of indifference to turn a law-abiding citizen into an agent of terror ...

TERROR LEAK: ISIS learns of FBI command centers across U.S. for Fourth of July

TERROR LEAK: ISIS learns of FBI command centers across U.S. for Fourth of July Watch

U.S.

It appears that an important bit of counter-terrorism may have landed into the wrong hands. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, or FBI is ...

'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 ...