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MARRIAGE EQUALITY: Marriage is God's creation - Church cannot change that

MARRIAGE EQUALITY: Marriage is God's creation - Church cannot change that Watch

Europe

By Kevin J. Jones, CNA/EWTN News

Dissenting Catholic groups have called for gay marriage to be recognized as a sacrament, but Catholic theology has a clear priority: marriage is ...

ISIS HORRORS: Four-year-old Yazidi boy forced into ISIS and given sword to decapitate his mother

ISIS HORRORS: Four-year-old Yazidi boy forced into ISIS and given sword to decapitate his mother Watch

Middle East

A Yazidi mother who was able to flee to Turkey with the majority of her family is sharing horrific stories of their life under Islamic State. She ...

Did this mysterious piece of debris come from the doomed ghost-flight MH370? (PHOTOS)

Did this mysterious piece of debris come from the doomed ghost-flight MH370? (PHOTOS) Watch

Asia Pacific

French and Malaysian aviation officials have met in France to investigate a piece of debris suspected to be torn from the doomed Malaysian Airlines ...

Christian mother forced into Muslim marriage after landlord abducted her

Christian mother forced into Muslim marriage after landlord abducted her Watch

Middle East

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A Christian mother of three was reportedly abducted, raped and forced into a Muslim marriage by their landlord who had been maltreating her entire ...

Ultra-Orthodox Jew goes on stabbing attack during annual gay pride march

Ultra-Orthodox Jew goes on stabbing attack during annual gay pride march Watch

Middle East

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

During the annual gay pride march in Jerusalem last Thursday, a man jumped into the crowd and started stabbing participants of the event, injuring ...

NO MORE SISTERS: Lack of new, younger nuns forces sisters to leave elder care home

NO MORE SISTERS: Lack of new, younger nuns forces sisters to leave elder care home Watch

Europe

The Little Sisters of the Poor have attended to needs of the elderly at the Wellburn Care Home in Dundee for more than 150 years. A lack of ...

Women, children freed from slavery in Peruvian coca operation

Women, children freed from slavery in Peruvian coca operation Watch

Americas

By Anastasia Moloney, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Peruvian Special Forces rescued 26 children and 13 women, some of whom had been raped and held captive for three decades, when they raided a ...

Vatican withdraws support of 'questionable' anti-human trafficking initiative

Vatican withdraws support of 'questionable' anti-human trafficking initiative Watch

Europe

By CNA/EWTN News

Faithful to its commitment against human trafficking, the Holy See has left the board of an initiative it helped to found, as questions have been ...

Conspiracy theorists try to solve the mystery behind the disappearance of Malaysian Air Flight MH370 - Did terrorists plant the discovered plane debris as a distraction?

Conspiracy theorists try to solve the mystery behind the disappearance of Malaysian Air Flight MH370 - Did terrorists plant the discovered plane debris as a distraction? Watch

Asia Pacific

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Since the recent discovery of plane wreckage on an Indian Ocean island, conspiracy theorists have formulated several attempts to provide an answer to ...

ISIS DOOMSDAY PLAN: Islamic State plans to invade India to draw United States into conflict

ISIS DOOMSDAY PLAN: Islamic State plans to invade India to draw United States into conflict Watch

Middle East

A nefarious plot to draw the United States into armed conflict with Islamic State has been revealed in a top-secret document. In an attempt to bring ...

Obianuju Ekeocha: Defending Human Dignity by Defunding Planned Parenthood

Obianuju Ekeocha: Defending Human Dignity by Defunding Planned Parenthood Watch

Africa

By Obianuju Ekeocha

My country (Nigeria) has worked hard to eradicate completely through laws and societal codes, the dark elements within it that hurt and harmed ...

Romans not enthusiastic over Pope Francis' declaration of a Jubilee Year in Rome

Romans not enthusiastic over Pope Francis' declaration of a Jubilee Year in Rome Watch

Europe

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A Jubilee Year was officially declared by Pope Francis in Rome, as it expected for millions of pilgrims to gather around the city to observe the ...

Dancing lights in Japanese sky spark concern over alien life

Dancing lights in Japanese sky spark concern over alien life Watch

Asia Pacific

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Ten bright lights spotted above the sky in Osaka City, Japan, were recorded and posted online. Within the two-minute clip, the lights appeared to be ...

Taliban leader, 'One-Eye' Mullah Omar confirmed dead

Taliban leader, 'One-Eye' Mullah Omar confirmed dead Watch

Middle East

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Afghan government confirmed Taliban leader "One-Eye" Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for more than two years. The militant leader died "under ...

HOUSE OF HORRORS: 97 bodies of children, adults found stacked inside ancient Chinese house

HOUSE OF HORRORS: 97 bodies of children, adults found stacked inside ancient Chinese house Watch

Asia Pacific

Researchers are baffled in a recent grisly discovery in northeast China. A small, 210 square-foot home in a prehistoric village has yielded 97 ...

'End of the world' ISIS document reveals terrorist group's world domination plan

'End of the world' ISIS document reveals terrorist group's world domination plan Watch

Middle East

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A suspected ISIS recruitment document discovered in Pakistan's anarchic tribal lands revealed that the religious extremist group has ostentatious ...

STARVATION: One in two families in Yemen has no idea where their next meal is coming from

STARVATION: One in two families in Yemen has no idea where their next meal is coming from Watch

Middle East

One of the greatest casualties of war is displaced civilian populations left without the necessities of life. In Yemen, nearly 4,000 people have been ...

Australian reality TV stars 'shot at' by ISIS in Syria

Australian reality TV stars 'shot at' by ISIS in Syria Watch

Middle East

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Australian public broadcaster, SBS defended the reality show where participants were shot at by ISIS militants in Syria. The incident was said to be ...

Minnesota dentist accused of hunting famous African lion, Cecil, faces extreme backlash from the world

Minnesota dentist accused of hunting famous African lion, Cecil, faces extreme backlash from the world Watch

Africa

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

PETA or the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has stated that the dentist accused of killing the famous lion Cecil in Zimbabwe needs to be ...

Chinese Christians protest 'evil Communist campaign' to destroy crosses

Chinese Christians protest 'evil Communist campaign' to destroy crosses Watch

Asia Pacific

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Christian leaders have set up demonstrations in eastern China to take a stand against the "evil" campaign to eliminate crosses; a plan many see as a ...

Iran's Assets Uncovered: Iran cash windfall from Iran nuclear deal estimated at $150 billion

Iran's Assets Uncovered: Iran cash windfall from Iran nuclear deal estimated at $150 billion Watch

Middle East

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A total of $150 billion is estimated to be the amount Iran will receive from the Iran deal. This amount will provide the country more than the $124.3 ...

Refugee boy beaten for selling tissues at Turkish restaurant galvanizes nation

Refugee boy beaten for selling tissues at Turkish restaurant galvanizes nation Watch

Middle East

It was a shocking incident that drew attention to the plight of millions of refugees living in host countries. Thirteen-year-old Ahmet Hamdo, whose ...

Australian man anxious to fight against Islamic State - is detained and arrested

Australian man anxious to fight against Islamic State - is detained and arrested Watch

Middle East

Australian authorities have clamped down a misguided attempt at heroism. Jamie Reece Williams, from suburban Melbourne was arrested after he ...

ISIS leader sentences a woman to be beheaded as wedding present to cruel female Sharia judge

ISIS leader sentences a woman to be beheaded as wedding present to cruel female Sharia judge Watch

Middle East

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi personally sanctioned a women to be beheaded, as a wedding present to a brutal female "judge" in the terror group's feared ...

Kenyan women beat starvation by 'sack farming'

Kenyan women beat starvation by 'sack farming' Watch

Africa

By Caroline Wambui, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Central Kenya's Nturukuma region is not kind to farmers - its erratic rainfall, desert vegetation and drying riverbeds push most people into ...

Two soldiers injured during a terrorist attack in Algeria

Two soldiers injured during a terrorist attack in Algeria Watch

Africa

Algeria continues to pay for its fight against terrorism. After a deadly attack perpetrated in the region of Ain Defla on July 17, against an army ...