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Evangelical, Missionary Pope Francis Calls Europe to Return to Jesus Christ and Christian Roots

Evangelical, Missionary Pope Francis Calls Europe to Return to Jesus Christ and Christian Roots Watch

Europe

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

I believe that Europe has many resources for going forward. It's like a sickness that Europe has today. A wound. And the greatest resource is the ...

Father William Nolan appointed by Pope Francis as Bishop of Galloway

Father William Nolan appointed by Pope Francis as Bishop of Galloway Watch

Europe

Pope Francis has appointed Father William Nolan, vicar general of Motherwell, as Bishop of Galloway. Father Nolan says he is "over-awed" by the ...

Pope Francis appoints Robert Sarah to head the Vatican's congregation of liturgical practices

Pope Francis appoints Robert Sarah to head the Vatican's congregation of liturgical practices Watch

Europe

Cardinal Robert Sarah of Guinea has been appointed the new head for the Vatican congregation that oversees and determines the liturgical ...

Rome's Colosseum to host cultural events again

Rome's Colosseum to host cultural events again Watch

Europe

It once hosted bloody sports galore, with gladiators fighting to the death as well as Christians being thrown to the lions. Now, Rome, Colosseum ...

Who really was Jack the Ripper? New evidence points to one man

Who really was Jack the Ripper? New evidence points to one man Watch

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A new theory about the identity of infamous 19th century London serial killer Jack the Ripper may explain why the murderer was able to elude ...

Which countries drink the most beer? Our list may surprise you!

Which countries drink the most beer? Our list may surprise you! Watch

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Who still drinks beer?  Beer is one of the most widely consumed beverages, behind water and tea.  Beer is also a Catholic tradition, ...

SCARY VIDEO! What the heck blew up in Russia's sky? Was it a meteor or something stranger?!

SCARY VIDEO! What the heck blew up in Russia's sky? Was it a meteor or something stranger?! Watch

Europe

What was the mysterious phenomena that occurred in Russia and was witnessed and captured on camera by dozens of motorists? It appears that nobody ...

To raise money for the poor, Pope Francis to raffle gifts

To raise money for the poor, Pope Francis to raffle gifts Watch

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Talking the talk, walking the walk: Pope Francis has done it again. The pontiff is raffling gifts that have been given to him in order to raise ...

Russia could destabilize Eastern Europe if Ukraine left unchecked, Merkel warns

Russia could destabilize Eastern Europe if Ukraine left unchecked, Merkel warns Watch

Europe

It's exceedingly tough talk from German Chancellor Angela Merkel. She says that Russia's annexation of Crimea and subsequent destabilization of ...

The Pope Who Builds Showers for the Poor under St Peters Rattles our Comfort Zones

The Pope Who Builds Showers for the Poor under St Peters Rattles our Comfort Zones Watch

Europe

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Those who love the poor - like Jesus loved the poor- are an instruction manual for the rest of us. They are a sign of the kingdom, making it ...

Theory: Putin doesn't want war -- he's selling Russian hardware

Theory: Putin doesn't want war -- he's selling Russian hardware Watch

Europe

Vladimir Putin continues to rattle his saber at the western world with bomber flights, naval deployments and the movement of troops within Russia. ...

More Catholic Than the Pope? Francis Calls Catholics to Work and Pray with Evangelical Protestants

More Catholic Than the Pope? Francis Calls Catholics to Work and Pray with Evangelical Protestants Watch

Europe

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Pope Francis carries the burden for Christian unity in his heart, proclaims it in his words, and steps it into his actions. The hoped for healing ...

Catholic Cardinal fires back at illegal gay marriages in Italy

Catholic Cardinal fires back at illegal gay marriages in Italy Watch

Europe

A Catholic Cardinal is warning that gay marriage may lead to the destruction of family structure if it becomes culturally accepted by the ...

Sex-selective abortions now running rampant across Eastern Europe

Sex-selective abortions now running rampant across Eastern Europe Watch

Europe

By Nita Bhalla, Thomson Reuters Foundation

The practice of aborting female fetuses due to a preference for sons is an  "epidemic" which is spreading beyond countries such as India and ...

Machine over man: MILLIONS face joblessness with technological advances

Machine over man: MILLIONS face joblessness with technological advances Watch

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There are many machines that can do a man's job - and many companies may be following through on this threat. In the United Kingdom alone, 10 ...

Why did Russia take down this monument to Steve Jobs? The answer may not surprise you

Why did Russia take down this monument to Steve Jobs? The answer may not surprise you Watch

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Russia, a long time opponent of homosexuality, tore down a memorial to Steve Jobs, the founder of American tech giant Apple, in the city of St. ...

Spiritual Warfare: Pope Francis Says the Christian life is Battle Against the Devil

Spiritual Warfare: Pope Francis Says the Christian life is Battle Against the Devil Watch

Europe

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The struggle in which we are engaged today in our current collapsing culture concerns a clash of worldviews and competing definitions of human ...

Teenager offered $25,000 by ISIS to carry out bombings in Vienna

Teenager offered $25,000 by ISIS to carry out bombings in Vienna Watch

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A 14-year-old boy is suspected of planning a series of bombings in Vienna. He says that he was offered the equivalent of $25,000 in U.S. ...

New lighting gives Sistine Chapel dazzling glow

New lighting gives Sistine Chapel dazzling glow Watch

Europe

Visitors to the Sistine Chapel will be far more aware of the halo around Jesus Christ's head in Michelangelo's famous frescoes. A revolutionary ...

Mysterious pagan 'cathedral' unearthed in Ukraine

Mysterious pagan 'cathedral' unearthed in Ukraine Watch

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Archaeologists have unearthed a 6,000-year-old temple in the Ukraine that shows evidence of sacrificial practices. The prehistoric structure ...

Pope Benedict breaks silence to warn against relativistic ideas of religious truth

Pope Benedict breaks silence to warn against relativistic ideas of religious truth Watch

Europe

Pope Benedict XVI resigned in February of last year. He said he would continue to serve the church "through a life dedicated to prayer" and has ...

Massive Viking treasure horde discovered HOW?!?

Massive Viking treasure horde discovered HOW?!? Watch

Europe

A British man has found the largest collection of Viking artifacts ever in Scotland, using-of all things--a metal detector.

Pope Francis Makes Another Impassioned Plea for Christian Unity

Pope Francis Makes Another Impassioned Plea for Christian Unity Watch

Europe

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Dear friends, let us therefore proceed towards full unity! History has separated us, but we are on the path towards reconciliation and communion! ...

'Titanic of the Ancient World' yielding priceless, new treasures

'Titanic of the Ancient World' yielding priceless, new treasures Watch

Europe

The ancient Antikythera shipwreck, a Greek vessel that sank more than 2,000 years ago in the Aegean Sea has long captivated archaeologists. Since ...

Belgium strikes back against leaders of national Islamist group

Belgium strikes back against leaders of national Islamist group Watch

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Belgium has started its largest-ever terrorism trial in the port city of Antwerp. Here, 46 members of the Sharia4Belgium Islamist group are being ...

Catholic Church must use power to protect Christians against radical Islam, bishop says

Catholic Church must use power to protect Christians against radical Islam, bishop says Watch

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The Catholic Church must use its global power to protect Christians threatened by Islamic militancy and secularism. That was the message ...

Ebola cases spreading through Europe deemed 'unavoidable' by health official

Ebola cases spreading through Europe deemed 'unavoidable' by health official Watch

Europe

With the news of a Spanish nurse infected with the Ebola virus, World Health Organization European Director Zsuzsanna Jakab has declared that the ...

Extraordinary Synod on the Pastoral Care of the Family Begins. Stop Fighting and Start Praying

Extraordinary Synod on the Pastoral Care of the Family Begins. Stop Fighting and Start Praying Watch

Europe

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Too much of the back and forth online concerning the Extraordinary Synod on the Pastoral care of the family has only fanned the fires of fear ...