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Holy Week Invites us to Let Go of Self, Embrace the Lord Anew

Holy Week Invites us to Let Go of Self, Embrace the Lord Anew Watch

Lent / Easter

By Deacon Keith Fournier

The Liturgy of Palm or Passion Sunday, with its re-presentation of the triumphal entry of the Master into Jerusalem leading into the first Passion ...

There's still time! Continue to clean house and make room for God as we reach the end of Lent

There's still time! Continue to clean house and make room for God as we reach the end of Lent Watch

Lent / Easter

By Deacon Keith Fournier

Cleaning out garages is a metaphor for so much more. Cleaning out the house within is an even greater challenge. However, failure to do so carries ...

Federal taxes unbelievably through the roof for February

Federal taxes unbelievably through the roof for February Watch

Business & Economics

Uncle Sam took in a lot of cabbage for the first few months of 2015. Inflation-adjusted federal tax revenues hit a record $1,185,613,000,000 in ...

Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, iTunes promise lots of entertainment for month of April

Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, iTunes promise lots of entertainment for month of April Watch

Movies

Spring is in the air and streaming movies, TV shows and specials will be here to greet the sunnier season. Streaming original content, such as ...

As Houthis rebels advance on Aden, Yemeni president flees by boat

As Houthis rebels advance on Aden, Yemeni president flees by boat Watch

Middle East

Saudi Arabia-led airstrikes in Yemen are targeting military installations held by the Shia rebels. The militant factions swept into the country's ...

Did a broken heart lead to mass slaughter? Germanwings co-pilot said to be 'depressed' and 'stressed'

Did a broken heart lead to mass slaughter? Germanwings co-pilot said to be 'depressed' and 'stressed' Watch

Europe

The willful destruction of himself - along with 149 other, innocent human beings, has the world scrambling for answers. Germanwings co-pilot ...

Saudi Arabia's airstrikes in Yemen dangerously clashing with archrival Iran

Saudi Arabia's airstrikes in Yemen dangerously clashing with archrival Iran Watch

Middle East

The momentous divide between Sunni and Shia Muslims in the Middle East has turned into open conflict in Yemen. There are widespread fears that ...

Top Stories of the Week You Can't Miss

Top Stories of the Week You Can't Miss Watch

U.S.

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

From a tragic airplane crash that killed 150 people to the blood of St. Januarius liquifying, this week in news has been quite a roller coaster. We ...

DEADLY SECRET: Co-pilot of doomed Germanwings flight hid medical condition, authorities say

DEADLY SECRET: Co-pilot of doomed Germanwings flight hid medical condition, authorities say Watch

Europe

A terrible tragedy that left 150 people dead may have been the result of a frightened, insecure man hiding a medical condition. Investigators say ...

Friday, March 27 - Homily: Why Miracles?

Friday, March 27 - Homily: Why Miracles? Watch

Daily Homilies

Father comments on the nature of faith, and tells us that is it not just believing in a list of prepositions, but an submission to the authority ...

5 Disney movies you never knew had hidden religious messages

5 Disney movies you never knew had hidden religious messages Watch

Living Faith

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Disney movies are a well-known and well-loved part of most people's childhood. These stories talk and teach us things, like believing in ourselves ...

Is Facebook changing? Facebook plans to conquer the virtual world this year

Is Facebook changing? Facebook plans to conquer the virtual world this year Watch

Technology

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Facebook's chief technology officer, Mike Schroepfer promised that the Virtual Reality (VR) program will come into life within the year. The Oculus ...

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U.S.

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Fast food conglomerate McDonald's had released its own fashion and lifestyle line, with the clothes full of Big Mac prints on them. The McFashion ...

Play-doh Christianity and the Vanishing Cross

Play-doh Christianity and the Vanishing Cross

U.S.

By Jennifer Hartline

There is no Christianity without Christ, and no Christ without the cross. There was no need for the cross except for our Redemption, and no need ...

Bella's Gift: The Santorum Book that Keeps on Giving

Bella's Gift: The Santorum Book that Keeps on Giving Watch

U.S.

By Keith A Fournier

I was with Rick Santorum at the Awakening Conference in Orlando, Florida. Rick and Karen Santorum are personal friends. Their whole family is a ...

Rare conjoined twins born in Indonesia with attached chest, abdomen - and heart

Rare conjoined twins born in Indonesia with attached chest, abdomen - and heart Watch

Asia Pacific

Conjoined twin girls in Indonesia have been born with a very rare genetic condition. Both girls share a chest, abdomen - and a heart. Photos have ...

Zimbabwe child brides fight back in court

Zimbabwe child brides fight back in court Watch

Africa

By Emma Batha, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Two former child brides have taken Zimbabwe's government to court in a groundbreaking bid to get child marriages declared illegal and ...

Majority of Latinos in United States speak English

Majority of Latinos in United States speak English Watch

U.S.

While it would appear to some to be contrary, the majority of Latinos within the continental United States, 62 percent, speak English. A new ...

Late actor Paul Walker lives again - thanks to digital technology

Late actor Paul Walker lives again - thanks to digital technology Watch

Movies

Actor Paul Walker, whose life was taken in a horrific traffic accident two years ago, will have the opportunity to live again - dying during the ...

Drink your coffee with confidence - daily java proven to prevent liver cancer

Drink your coffee with confidence - daily java proven to prevent liver cancer Watch

Health

There are many reasons to watch you alcoholic beverage intake. Researchers say more than three alcoholic drinks a day increases your risk for ...

Once again Lent is almost over, but did YOU keep this Commandment this year?

Once again Lent is almost over, but did YOU keep this Commandment this year? Watch

Lent / Easter

The time has finally come. We've sacrificed, struggled, and prayed our way to the end of Lent. Easter is about to begin. Hopefully, Lent has not been ...

Distracted teenage drivers caught on camera in horrifying accidents

Distracted teenage drivers caught on camera in horrifying accidents Watch

Marriage & Family

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety analyzed about 1,700 takes of footage involving teenage drivers and the moments just before they crash. The ...

DRIVING MILITANTS OUT: Houthi positions in Yemen targeted by Saudi Arabia

DRIVING MILITANTS OUT: Houthi positions in Yemen targeted by Saudi Arabia Watch

Middle East

Backed by other Gulf States and Egypt Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes against Houthi militants in Yemen. The airstrikes were in ...

Children's coloring book tackles gender stereotypes with 'Super-Soft Heroes'

Children's coloring book tackles gender stereotypes with 'Super-Soft Heroes' Watch

Marriage & Family

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Linnea Johansson became worried after seeing her usually emotional 3-year-old son do his best not to cry, saying he wouldn't cry because Spiderman ...

Thursday, March 26 - Homily: The Weeping Widow

Thursday, March 26 - Homily: The Weeping Widow Watch

Daily Homilies

The widow who's son had died wept like only a mother can. Listen to see how she reflects Mary's sorrow and her joy at the resurrection.

CO-PILOT LOCKED CAPTAIN OUT OF COCKPIT: Chilling last minutes of Germanwings Airbus crash revealed

CO-PILOT LOCKED CAPTAIN OUT OF COCKPIT: Chilling last minutes of Germanwings Airbus crash revealed Watch

Europe

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Investigators have recovered key information from the French Alps wrecked Germanwings Airbus A320's black box and voice recorder. The co-pilot, ...

5 excellent tips on how to read the Bible

5 excellent tips on how to read the Bible Watch

Living Faith

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Bible is one of the most popular published books ever written in the history of life, but also one of the hardest to read and understand. Unlike ...

Bacon is good for you? Here are 5 incredible reasons bacon actually helps your body

Bacon is good for you? Here are 5 incredible reasons bacon actually helps your body Watch

Home & Food

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Bacon is one of the most popular foods ever created; more and more people crave the crunchy, sweet and salty piece of meat. People even express the ...