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Magical grain: Barley enabled Tibetans to live at high altitudes

Magical grain: Barley enabled Tibetans to live at high altitudes Watch

Home & Food

Remember your mother telling you to eat your oatmeal, rice and wheat so that I would "stick to your ribs" and build a healthy body? There appears ...

'God always forgives, but the earth does not,' Pope warns

'God always forgives, but the earth does not,' Pope warns Watch

Living Faith

A doomsday scenario in which Mother Nature would exact her revenge is possible, even likely, Pope Francis warns. The pontiff was speaking out ...

Pope Francis' special message: Why Poverty? 'And while we speak of new rights, the hungry remain, at the street corner, We ask for dignity, not for charity.'

Pope Francis' special message: Why Poverty? 'And while we speak of new rights, the hungry remain, at the street corner, We ask for dignity, not for charity.'

Living Faith

Pope Francis has asked the world to do more to help those who suffer from hunger and malnutrition. Despite gains made in infrastructure and ...

Two bishops dine and dialogue with peace activists

Two bishops dine and dialogue with peace activists

Living Faith

By Tony Magliano

During the recent U.S. Catholic bishops fall assembly in Baltimore, two bishops decided to forego the military chaplains dinner sponsored by the U.S. ...

How do you raise a good, upstanding child? With daily prayers, weekly church attendance and the knowledge of God

How do you raise a good, upstanding child? With daily prayers, weekly church attendance and the knowledge of God Watch

Living Faith

Reverend Billy Graham, the world famous television evangelist and founder and chairman of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, has said ...

Jesus Weeps and Calls us to Recognize His Visitation

Jesus Weeps and Calls us to Recognize His Visitation Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Jesus shows His disciples - and He shows us us, because we are His disciples in this hour - the pattern of living in a continual communion with ...

Learning Lessons for Life from Zaccheus and that Sycamore Tree

Learning Lessons for Life from Zaccheus and that Sycamore Tree Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The Sycamore tree created a clear line of vision for Zaccheus. It helped him to rise above the crowd and see the Lord clearly. It placed him in ...

Children deserve both father and mother, Pope Francis says

Children deserve both father and mother, Pope Francis says Watch

Living Faith

By CNA/EWTN News

Children have the right to be raised by a mother and a father, Pope Francis said, emphasizing that "the family is the foundation of co-existence ...

What could be worse than the end of the world? How about a world without chocolate

What could be worse than the end of the world? How about a world without chocolate Watch

Home & Food

Some of the world's largest makers of chocolate, Mars, Inc. and Barry Callebaut are warning that an era without chocolate is rapidly approaching ...

Here are 10 Very Interesting Facts About the Catholic Church You Probably Didn't Know!

Here are 10 Very Interesting Facts About the Catholic Church You Probably Didn't Know! Watch

Living Faith

How much do you know about the Catholic Church? Here are 10 fun facts you might not know. See how many you know and post your result in the comments!

Study: Latin Americans abandoning Catholic Church for evangelical, Protestant churches

Study: Latin Americans abandoning Catholic Church for evangelical, Protestant churches Watch

Living Faith

The Catholic Church is losing members in Latin America at an increasing rate. According to the Pew research Center, many Latin Americans are ...

Living Faith: Learning How to See from a Blind Man

Living Faith: Learning How to See from a Blind Man Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The people to whom we are introduced in the Gospel accounts have been selected from among many others who encountered Jesus - for a real purpose. ...

Itinerary for Pope Francis' Sri Lanka, Philippines trip announced

Itinerary for Pope Francis' Sri Lanka, Philippines trip announced Watch

Living Faith

By CNA/EWTN News

Today the Vatican published the official itinerary for Pope Francis' upcoming visit to Sri Lanka and the Philippines, during which he is slated ...

Colombian archbishop to offer exorcisms to combat high suicide rate

Colombian archbishop to offer exorcisms to combat high suicide rate Watch

Living Faith

Due to an alarming increase in suicides in his archdiocese, Archbishop Flavio Calle Zapata, of Ibagué, Colombia, is offering exorcism prayers. ...

Pope Francis orders showers installed for homeless at Vatican

Pope Francis orders showers installed for homeless at Vatican Watch

Living Faith

A homeless man from Sardinia made the suggestion to Pope Francis - and the pontiff has made good on the suggestion. Beginning next week, the ...

Holy Bible edges out Darwin's 'Origin of Species' as most valuable book to humanity'

Holy Bible edges out Darwin's 'Origin of Species' as most valuable book to humanity' Watch

Living Faith

The British public has weighed in and deemed The Bible as the book most valuable to humanity, slightly edging out Charles Darwin's "On the ...

Pope Francis calls on the world to address the growing problem of Christian persecution

Pope Francis calls on the world to address the growing problem of Christian persecution Watch

Living Faith

Pope Francis has called upon all people of the world to take a stand against Christian persecution and to promote religious freedom around the world.

Living in the Kingdom Begins by Living in the Heart of the Church

Living in the Kingdom Begins by Living in the Heart of the Church Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

In Jesus Christ, the Kingdom has been inaugurated. Upon his return it will be made complete and fully manifested in a new heaven and a new earth. ...

Pope Francis cracks down on sexual abuse, other misconduct with new doctrinal congregation

Pope Francis cracks down on sexual abuse, other misconduct with new doctrinal congregation Watch

Living Faith

In a bid to speed up the process of hearing and ruling on appeals filed by priests who have been disciplined in sexual abuse cases or other ...

Compassion has limits: Pope Francis admits to firing church official for selling annulments

Compassion has limits: Pope Francis admits to firing church official for selling annulments Watch

Living Faith

Compassion has limits, and the will of the church must be felt. Pope Francis admitted this week that he once fired a church court official for ...

'All vocations make their first steps in the family,' Pope Francis says

'All vocations make their first steps in the family,' Pope Francis says Watch

Living Faith

By CNA/EWTN News

In a meeting with members of the Italian Adult Catholic Scouting Movement, Pope Francis stressed the "educative mission" of the family, noting ...

Those who attend church without living as a Christian, causes scandal, Pope says

Those who attend church without living as a Christian, causes scandal, Pope says Watch

Living Faith

A Christian who causes scandal destroys the faith and a Christian who does not forgive causes scandal - but it is only through the gift of ...

Vatican appointments reveal Pope Francis' vision for the church

Vatican appointments reveal Pope Francis' vision for the church Watch

Living Faith

By CNA/EWTN News

The latest round of major appointments to top positions in the Vatican hierarchy shows that change is afoot as Pope Francis puts his stamp on ...

Are you a lukewarm Christian? Take Pope Francis' test to find out

Are you a lukewarm Christian? Take Pope Francis' test to find out Watch

Living Faith

Pope Francis warned about "lukewarm" Christians during Mass on Sunday, saying there are many who are "Christians are in name only."

Mustard Seeds and Living Christian Faith in the Real World

Mustard Seeds and Living Christian Faith in the Real World Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

During those years I spoke a lot about having mustard seed faith. I used to try to emphasize the point of the parable by bringing a box of mustard ...

British doctor to face charges for negotiating sex-selective abortion

British doctor to face charges for negotiating sex-selective abortion Watch

Marriage & Family

A doctor in Great Britain has been ordered to appear in court. Forty-six-year-old Dr. Prabha Sivaraman was one of two doctors filmed allegedly ...