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Is Texas' plan to keep all its gold within the state a step towards secession?

Is Texas' plan to keep all its gold within the state a step towards secession? Watch

Politics & Policy

Fiercely independent, the State of Texas has decided to keep all of its gold within state borders. This translates to 5,600 gold bars worth $650 ...

Battle Lines for Religious Liberty and Same Sex 'Marriage' Set

Battle Lines for Religious Liberty and Same Sex 'Marriage' Set

U.S.

By Ken Blackwell

This is Ground Zero for the war on religious liberty. The political left-including gay-marriage activists-are saying that your First Amendment ...

Two Differing Catholic Priestly Views on the SCOTUS Gay 'Marriage' Ruling

Two Differing Catholic Priestly Views on the SCOTUS Gay 'Marriage' Ruling Watch

U.S.

By Matt C. Abbott

There have been numerous statements and articles written about the very disappointing (but not surprising) gay "marriage" ruling handed down by ...

AIDS vaccine in monkeys shows success - but doesn't necessarily translate to human use

AIDS vaccine in monkeys shows success - but doesn't necessarily translate to human use Watch

Health

"I think it is quite promising," Mitchell Warren of the HIV vaccine and treatment advocacy group AVAC, says. A new vaccine tested on monkeys ...

British teachers allowed to search and confiscate unhealthy items from students' lunchboxes

British teachers allowed to search and confiscate unhealthy items from students' lunchboxes Watch

Marriage & Family

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

British teachers and school leaders are now encouraged by the British government to use their powers, under the common law, to search inside student ...

Volkwagen factory worker killed by robot arm

Volkwagen factory worker killed by robot arm Watch

Technology

By Hannah Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A robot arm from a German Volkswagen plant picked up a factory worker and crushed him into a metal plate. Although the factory worker was transported ...

Al Qaeda terrorist group kills seven soldiers in Mali

Al Qaeda terrorist group kills seven soldiers in Mali Watch

Africa

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (Aqim) has claimed responsibility for the July 2 terrorist attack that took the lives of seven soldiers from the ...

From Christina Aguilera to Angelina Jolie, insider reveals how stars really behave during humanitarian missions

From Christina Aguilera to Angelina Jolie, insider reveals how stars really behave during humanitarian missions Watch

Celebrity

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A popular thing for celebrities to do nowadays is participate in humanitarian missions. In a report from the Guardian, an anonymous tipster revealed ...

United States blocks attempts from Middle East allies to provide Kurds heavy weapons in fight with ISIS

United States blocks attempts from Middle East allies to provide Kurds heavy weapons in fight with ISIS Watch

Middle East

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The United States has blocked endeavors made by its Middle East allies to fly heavy weapons directly to the Kurds in Iraq who are battling ISIS. ...

Heat brews as New Black Panther Party affiliate and KKK affliate plan protests on same day in South Carolina's capital

Heat brews as New Black Panther Party affiliate and KKK affliate plan protests on same day in South Carolina's capital Watch

U.S.

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A New Black Panther Party affiliate group is planning to stir up a rally in the state of capitol of South Carolina on July 18. On that same day, a ...

Be Careful What You Wish For

Be Careful What You Wish For

Blog

By Shelly A. Schneider

Be careful what you wish for. It might just come true. You've heard that before, right? The phrase came to life during the heyday of 'Fantasy Island.'

Statue of Blessed Father Junipero Serra safe - for now at U.S. capitol

Statue of Blessed Father Junipero Serra safe - for now at U.S. capitol Watch

U.S.

By CNA/EWTN News

An effort to remove the statue of Bl. Junipero Serra from the U.S. Capitol has been set aside for the time being.

THE DEVIL HAS SPOKEN - Satanic Temple declares removal of Ten Commandments at Oklahoma capitol a victory

THE DEVIL HAS SPOKEN - Satanic Temple declares removal of Ten Commandments at Oklahoma capitol a victory Watch

Politics & Policy

It was a deeply controversial decision - that has satisfied both a local satanic group and Baptist minister. A six-foot-tall granite monument of ...

HORRIFIC PHOTOS- Filipino children forced to scavenge through rubbish for pennies a day

HORRIFIC PHOTOS- Filipino children forced to scavenge through rubbish for pennies a day Watch

Asia Pacific

In a horrific example of child labor that should not be tolerated in any developed nation, Filipino children scavenge through polluted rivers ...

Husband and wife, married for 75 years, die in each other's arms

Husband and wife, married for 75 years, die in each other's arms Watch

Marriage & Family

Boyfriend and girlfriend from the age of eight, 96-year-old Jeanette Toczko, and her 95-year-old husband, Alexander died in each other's arms a ...

'Whipping post:' Donald Trump sticks to his guns on comments on illegals

'Whipping post:' Donald Trump sticks to his guns on comments on illegals Watch

Politics & Policy

Billionaire and presidential hopeful Donald Trump is being called a racist and a bigot, to no avail. Trump is not backing down on his comments ...

On this Fourth of July, We Need a Declaration of Dependence

On this Fourth of July, We Need a Declaration of Dependence Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

The Declaration of Independence was the birth certificate of the United States of America, a Nation often called the American Experiment because ...

TIME TO ACT: Vatican's Secretary of State says world leaders must heed Pope's encyclical

TIME TO ACT: Vatican's Secretary of State says world leaders must heed Pope's encyclical Watch

Green

By Elise Harris, CNA/EWTN News

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican's Secretary of State, has expressed his hope that Pope Francis' recent environmental encyclical will have a ...

SCOTUS PROTECTS - Religious institutions in Pennsylvania protected from HHS mandate

SCOTUS PROTECTS - Religious institutions in Pennsylvania protected from HHS mandate Watch

Politics & Policy

By Matt Hadro, CNA/EWTN News

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued an order protecting a group of Pennsylvania religious institutions from being required by the federal contraception ...

 SISTERS of the HOLY VESTMENTS - Vestments to be worn by Pope Francis during Ecuador visit made by these Carmelite nuns

SISTERS of the HOLY VESTMENTS - Vestments to be worn by Pope Francis during Ecuador visit made by these Carmelite nuns Watch

Americas

By Maria Ximena Rondon, CNA/EWTN News

Within the walls of the convent in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas, Ecuador, the Carmelite nuns are busy making liturgical cloths and the vestments ...

DUMP TRUMP? NO WAY. Some brave Hispanic leaders call billionaire 'terrific' and 'brash'

DUMP TRUMP? NO WAY. Some brave Hispanic leaders call billionaire 'terrific' and 'brash' Watch

Politics & Policy

Multi-billionaire, Republican candidate for President has always been known for his outspokenness. In a speech to announce that he was throwing ...

HITTING WALL: Nation of Greece prepares for economic meltdown

HITTING WALL: Nation of Greece prepares for economic meltdown Watch

Europe

The nation of Greece, after years of scolding by the European Union over its fiscal irresponsibility is headed to an inevitable meltdown. Cash ...

Obama declared 'amateur' and 'Marxist' by Center for Disease Control (CDC) official

Obama declared 'amateur' and 'Marxist' by Center for Disease Control (CDC) official Watch

Politics & Policy

United States President Barack Obama's unchecked influx of unvaccinated child immigrants across the U.S. - Mexico border has an official with the ...

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 ...