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Pope Francis at risk of an assassination attempt by Islamic State

Pope Francis at risk of an assassination attempt by Islamic State Watch

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Pope Francis at risk of an assassination attempt by ISIL'Band of criminals' could have Pope Francis in its sights prior to his visits to Albania, ...

Patriarchs ask faithful to help 'save Christianity in the Middle East'

Patriarchs ask faithful to help 'save Christianity in the Middle East' Watch

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Five Catholic and Orthodox patriarchs from the Middle East urged Westerners to take action to help ensure that Christians and other minorities ...

With just six months to live, news anchorman finds comfort with God

With just six months to live, news anchorman finds comfort with God Watch

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An Illinois news anchorman with Champaign WCIA-TV shared heartbreaking news with his viewers on September 11, revealing that after a lengthy ...

Did a Catholic Online candle contribute to a miracle? Here's a yes!

Did a Catholic Online candle contribute to a miracle? Here's a yes!

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Catholic Online has received many comments thanking us for sharing the prayers of the faithful. Catholic Online has a vibrant prayer community and we ...

Pope Francis denounces ongoing global conflict as 'piecemeal' World War III

Pope Francis denounces ongoing global conflict as 'piecemeal' World War III Watch

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In his visit to the Redipuglia monument, the resting place of 1000,000 Italian soldiers killed during World War I, Pope Francis condemned ...

Fr Peter M. J. Stravinskas on the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Fr Peter M. J. Stravinskas on the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Watch

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By Fr Peter M. J. Stravinskas,Ph.D., S.T.D.

Every cross borne by any believer in history gains meaning and becomes life-giving when it is brought into a relationship with the Cross, the ...

Two U.S. priests appointed by Pope Francis to address clergy sexual abuse

Two U.S. priests appointed by Pope Francis to address clergy sexual abuse Watch

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Addressing the sexual abuse of minors by clergy within the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has appointed two U.S. priests to top positions at the ...

Cardinal George compares forcing of sexual agenda to Sharia law

Cardinal George compares forcing of sexual agenda to Sharia law Watch

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Cardinal George has criticized the imposition of a "public creed" to force acceptance of sexual depravity across the nation, enforced with the power ...

The truth about climate change

The truth about climate change

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By Tony Magliano

"Can we remain indifferent before the problems associated with such realities as climate change .  loss of productivity in vast agricultural ...

Jesus Spent the Night In Prayer. Maybe We Should Follow His Example

Jesus Spent the Night In Prayer. Maybe We Should Follow His Example Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

What jumped off the page as I proclaimed the Gospel is the importance and priority of prayer. Before Jesus made this historic and eternal decision ...

Pope Francis, Vatican actively pursuing better relations with Mainland China

Pope Francis, Vatican actively pursuing better relations with Mainland China Watch

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While as a nation it remains largely inscrutable and resilient to criticism in regards to human rights, Mainland China, along with both the ...

Controversial Chick-fil-A founder dies at 93

Controversial Chick-fil-A founder dies at 93 Watch

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Fiercely Southern Baptist, S. Truett Cathy taught Sunday school to 13-year-old boys for more than 50 years. The founder of the Chick-fil-A freely ...

We Do Not Shop for a Church, the Church is a Gift

We Do Not Shop for a Church, the Church is a Gift Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

I understand that some people have been dissatisfied with their experiences of what is presented as Church in some circles. That was clear in a ...

On 9/11/2014 Catholic Online will launch a new website detailing the worldwide plight of Persecuted Christians - here's how you can see it first

On 9/11/2014 Catholic Online will launch a new website detailing the worldwide plight of Persecuted Christians - here's how you can see it first

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Catholic Online is pleased to announce that it will soon support the launch of a sister site to raise awareness and activism for the plight of ...

Pope Francis more powerful advocate for peace than U.N., Shimon Peres proclaims

Pope Francis more powerful advocate for peace than U.N., Shimon Peres proclaims Watch

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Pope Francis is more powerful than the United Nation when it comes to advocating peace, former Israeli President Shimon Peres says. Peres, ...

'Know that I am with you in prayer always,' Pope tells priest in Iraq

'Know that I am with you in prayer always,' Pope tells priest in Iraq Watch

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By CNA/EWTN News

After sending a letter to Pope Francis on the plight Iraqi refugees fleeing ISIS violence, Fr. Behnam Benoka received a phone call from the ...

Labor Day: Human Work Has Been Raised to the Grandeur of God

Labor Day: Human Work Has Been Raised to the Grandeur of God

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By Deacon F.K. Bartels

When God Incarnate entered into our created world, he sanctified humankind and the labor in which men engage in order to shape creation. It is in ...

International community has done too little in Syria and Iraq, Cardinal Vegliò declares

International community has done too little in Syria and Iraq, Cardinal Vegliò declares Watch

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Cardinal Antonio Maria Vegliò met with Pope Francis last week. The President of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants, ...

Pope: 'God wants us to grow in the ability to come together, forgive each other'

Pope: 'God wants us to grow in the ability to come together, forgive each other' Watch

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Pope Francis, addressing more than 12,000 people that had gathered for the pope's catechesis and blessing, touched upon a common human trait that ...

Challenging the just war theory

Challenging the just war theory

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By Tony Magliano

Is there such a thing as a just war? Can the massive death and destruction of armed conflict ever be morally justified by followers of the Prince of ...

How much power do you really have? More than you think!

How much power do you really have? More than you think!

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Earlier this year, representatives from Catholic Team Global donated a batch of XO Tablets to a humble Catholic school. Now, Catholic Team Global is ...

St Augustine Teaches Us How to Read the Bible

St Augustine Teaches Us How to Read the Bible Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

The Bible is not some-thing, but reveals Some-One. In the words of St. Paul to Timothy, all Scripture is inspired by God. (2 Tim. 3:16) The Greek ...

Spiritual Childhood and Contemplative Prayer

Spiritual Childhood and Contemplative Prayer Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

One of the greatest joys in this later chapter of my life is an unexpected gift, his name is Noah. He is my grandson. He calls me Poppi. He is ...

How to Avoid Sliding into Pharisee-ism

How to Avoid Sliding into Pharisee-ism Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

A priest friend once reminded me that not ALL the Pharisees were so blinded by their self-righteousness that they failed to recognize that the ...

What every catechist needs but few have

What every catechist needs but few have

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If you're a catechist, then you're aware of the importance of your role. You provide the core of Catholic education to our youth and adults who are ...

DEPLORABLE CONDITIONS: Up to 50 Iraqi Christian refugees sleeping in areas the size of bedroom

DEPLORABLE CONDITIONS: Up to 50 Iraqi Christian refugees sleeping in areas the size of bedroom Watch

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Mattresses scattered around church altars. Up to 50 people sleeping in areas the size of a single bedroom. Church grounds dotted with makeshift ...

Pope Francis briefed by envoy about deteriorating situation in Iraq

Pope Francis briefed by envoy about deteriorating situation in Iraq Watch

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Back from a fact-finding mission on the deteriorating and ever worsening situation in Iraq, Cardinal Fernando Filoni said that Pope Francis "was ...

What Pope Francis said to make millions think again about abortion

What Pope Francis said to make millions think again about abortion Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

When Francis began his service from the chair of Peter, much hoopla filled the media about some alleged softening in the opposition of the Catholic ...