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Pope Francis Gives Direction to Charismatic Renewal and New Movements

Pope Francis Gives Direction to Charismatic Renewal and New Movements Watch

Europe

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

On November 22, 2014, Pope Francis addressed a Congress sponsored by the Pontifical Council for the Laity. It brought together new movements and ...

If backed into a corner will Putin come out swinging? On the eve of Russia's great depression Europe braces for violent repercussions

If backed into a corner will Putin come out swinging? On the eve of Russia's great depression Europe braces for violent repercussions Watch

Europe

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The sharply declining price of a barrel of oil and the harsh sanctions imposed by the U.S. and Europe have created a perfect storm for Russia's ...

Singing nun Sister Cristian Scucccia fulfills lifelong dream to meet Pope Francis

Singing nun Sister Cristian Scucccia fulfills lifelong dream to meet Pope Francis Watch

Europe

Sister Cristina Scuccia, whose cover of Madonna's "Like a Virgin" has gathered more than four million views on YouTube, has fulfilled her ...

Sexual predator nabbed trying to lure teenage girls off social media sites

Sexual predator nabbed trying to lure teenage girls off social media sites Watch

Europe

A Yeovil man, in Great Britain has been arrested on numerous sex charges. Twenty-year-old Jacob Wood is accused of grooming "vulnerable" teenage ...

'We may not live through these days': Is Mikhail Gorbachev warning that the crisis in Ukraine could turn into World War III?

'We may not live through these days': Is Mikhail Gorbachev warning that the crisis in Ukraine could turn into World War III? Watch

Europe

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

It is no secret that relations between the United States-and its allies in Europe-and Russia have chilled to levels unseen since the end of the ...

Plight of boat people worldwide addressed by United Nations

Plight of boat people worldwide addressed by United Nations Watch

Europe

By Katie Nguyen, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Governments must focus on saving lives rather than keeping foreigners out at a time when more people than ever are embarking on risky sea ...

Indian, Pakistani accept Nobel Peace Prizes

Indian, Pakistani accept Nobel Peace Prizes Watch

Europe

India and Pakistan are longtime international rivals. This didn't prevent a Pakistani teenage advocate for women's education and an Indian child ...

VATICAN AT RISK OF TOTAL DESTRUCTION as Islamic State smuggles dirty bomb into Europe

VATICAN AT RISK OF TOTAL DESTRUCTION as Islamic State smuggles dirty bomb into Europe Watch

Europe

A weapons maker for the Islamic State has posted a chilling warning to the world, claiming that a radioactive device, known as a "dirty bomb" has ...

'ISIS killers are monsters and cowards,' widow of slain British aid worker says

'ISIS killers are monsters and cowards,' widow of slain British aid worker says Watch

Europe

The widow of a 44-year-old British aid worker David Haines, who was murdered by Islamic State extremists has denounced his killers "cowards." Dragana ...

Has the Islamic State moved on to Russia? 16 dead in Islamist attack!

Has the Islamic State moved on to Russia? 16 dead in Islamist attack! Watch

Europe

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

At least 16 people are dead in Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, following an early morning attack on a police checkpoint, media building and ...

Chaos in Sweden as government nears collapse! Could troubles spread to rest of Europe or even America?

Chaos in Sweden as government nears collapse! Could troubles spread to rest of Europe or even America? Watch

Europe

After just two months running the government, Sweden's government is on the brink of collapse over an issue that is all to familiar to Americans, ...

British man uncovers priceless Anglo Saxon sculpture in blind buy

British man uncovers priceless Anglo Saxon sculpture in blind buy Watch

Europe

Some of the world's most priceless treasures are often lying out in the open. Case in point: A British man in search of natural stone for a ...

America isn't the only country sick of the left! Leftist government in Sweden comes under attack by coalition of parties

America isn't the only country sick of the left! Leftist government in Sweden comes under attack by coalition of parties Watch

Europe

After just two months running the government, Sweden's government is on the brink of collapse over an issue that is all to familiar to Americans, ...

Man arrested on sex charges after teenage girl throws herself from monument and dies

Man arrested on sex charges after teenage girl throws herself from monument and dies Watch

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A 20-year-old man has been arrested after his teenage girlfriend threw herself from a 100-foot monument. Hampshire Police officers in the ...

Pope Francis convinces religious leaders to join him in ambitious pledge to end slavery by 2020

Pope Francis convinces religious leaders to join him in ambitious pledge to end slavery by 2020 Watch

Europe

Pope Francis has convinced several prominent religious leaders to join him in a public pledge to end worldwide slavery by 2020. The goal is certainly ...

Where does France want to send it's jihadists? To Devil's Island!

Where does France want to send it's jihadists? To Devil's Island! Watch

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A French politician is turning heads after he called for France's infamous Devil's Island to be reopened, to be used as a prison for jihadists ...

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

Europe

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

Europe

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

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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

Europe

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 ...