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The new 'Iron Curtain': Hungary plans massive border fence to keep migrants out

The new 'Iron Curtain': Hungary plans massive border fence to keep migrants out Watch

Europe

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Critics are not happy with the Hungarian government's plan to construct a 13-foot high border fence to narrow down the influx of illegal migrants ...

Horrific terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait unleashed simultaneously

Horrific terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait unleashed simultaneously Watch

Europe

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Three different terrorist attacks occurred in three different areas, leaving a bloody line of death across three continents. The recent and horrific ...

Mystery surrounds disappearance of American woman on ancient Catholic pilgrimage in Spain

Mystery surrounds disappearance of American woman on ancient Catholic pilgrimage in Spain Watch

Europe

By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Denise Thiem, an American woman who quit her job to go around the world, disappeared while in a Catholic Pilgrimage in Astorga, Spain and has been ...

Riots and protests prompt the banning of the Uber taxi service in France

Riots and protests prompt the banning of the Uber taxi service in France Watch

Europe

Denied their livelihood by the cyber-taxi service Uber, which pairs up paying passengers with unlicensed drivers, cab drivers overturned cars and ...

ZOMBIE PARANOIA: Gravesites suggest that fear of reanimated dead stretches back to ancient Greece

ZOMBIE PARANOIA: Gravesites suggest that fear of reanimated dead stretches back to ancient Greece Watch

Europe

Modern man enjoys movies and TV shows involving the recently reanimated dead - "zombies," but in antiquity, the fear of the deceased suddenly ...

Ukraine's fragile ceasefire nearing collapse as rebels pound government positions

Ukraine's fragile ceasefire nearing collapse as rebels pound government positions Watch

Europe

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The abundance of evidence that Russia is covertly and overtly assisting Ukrainian rebels in their fight against Kiev continues to grow, and now ...

Panicked Greeks withdraw $1 billion from banks in a single day

Panicked Greeks withdraw $1 billion from banks in a single day Watch

Europe

Expressing a mood of panic, and a resignation that no further help from Europe is forthcoming, Greeks withdrew over $1.1 billion dollars from ...

Doctors found euthanizing patients without knowledge -- or consent in Belgium

Doctors found euthanizing patients without knowledge -- or consent in Belgium Watch

Europe

In the "forward-thinking" European nation of Belgium, it has been discovered that many doctors there - pun intended. - have been "jumping the ...

Pope's former ambassador to the Dominican Republic faces child sexual abuse charges

Pope's former ambassador to the Dominican Republic faces child sexual abuse charges Watch

Europe

Pope's former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Jozef Wesolowski will be tried at the Vatican on child sexual abuse charges beginning next ...

Pope Francis' environmental encyclical will be published this Thursday

Pope Francis' environmental encyclical will be published this Thursday Watch

Europe

Pope Francis' long awaited environmental encyclical, entitled Laudato Si, on the care of our common home will be published this Thursday. The ...

New revelations on Bronze Age extracted from ancient DNA

New revelations on Bronze Age extracted from ancient DNA Watch

Europe

Europeans of the Bronze Age were predominantly light-skinned and mostly lactose-intolerant. Those are the conclusion from genes from 5,000 ...

New system approved by Pope will hold bishops accountable for failing to act on abuse

New system approved by Pope will hold bishops accountable for failing to act on abuse Watch

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Hailed as a breakthrough on clerical abuse, the institution of a new system approved by Pope Francis will now hold bishops accountable for ...

STOPPING SLAVERY: Irregular transactions to be flagged for trafficking investigations

STOPPING SLAVERY: Irregular transactions to be flagged for trafficking investigations Watch

Europe

By Magdalena Mis, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Leading financial institutions in Europe have joined an offensive to fight human trafficking by using data to spot irregular banking transactions ...

Fr Peter M. J. Stravinskas on the First Solemn Mass of a Newly Ordained Catholic Priest

Fr Peter M. J. Stravinskas on the First Solemn Mass of a Newly Ordained Catholic Priest

Europe

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

The work of a priest in - these perilous times- is what St. John Paul II would call - the new evangelization -  that is, preaching the ...

Are gladiators coming back? Rome's largest gladiator school to reopen

Are gladiators coming back? Rome's largest gladiator school to reopen Watch

Europe

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

An ancient gladiator school, connected to the Colosseum, can now be restored and opened to the public for visits, after a donation from the ...

Gruesome Roman 'killing machine' that pitted wild animals against prisoners reconstructed

Gruesome Roman 'killing machine' that pitted wild animals against prisoners reconstructed Watch

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More than 1,500 years after it was last used for barbaric entertainment, one of the wooden machines that carried wild beasts to maim and kill ...

German workforce to take HUGE drop over the next 15 years

German workforce to take HUGE drop over the next 15 years Watch

Europe

Germany, the most economically and socially stable of all the nations in the European continent, may be facing drastic measures over the next ...

Scabies scare forces African migrants out of their makeshift camps in Paris

Scabies scare forces African migrants out of their makeshift camps in Paris Watch

Europe

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

With the recent migrant surge in Europe from nations like Sudan and Somalia, some still waiting on their chance to move into decent places in France, ...

Insulting photoshoot at Jewish cemetery sparks outrage from community

Insulting photoshoot at Jewish cemetery sparks outrage from community Watch

Europe

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Two women insulted religion, as claimed by numerous people, by posing provocatively in a Jewish cemetery, according to a report by The Blaze.

Italian teenager miraculously survives being stuck underwater for 42 MINUTES

Italian teenager miraculously survives being stuck underwater for 42 MINUTES Watch

Europe

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A teenage boy from Italy has miraculously survived being stuck underwater in a murky canal for 42 minutes, although he will have to have is right ...

Poland to take in persecuted Christian families from Syria

Poland to take in persecuted Christian families from Syria Watch

Europe

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The massive amount of persecution against Christians in Syria has led Poland to announce they are willing to take Christian families in. To start ...

SOCCER WORLD STUNNED: Federation Internationale de Football Association's corruption 'systematic and deep rooted'

SOCCER WORLD STUNNED: Federation Internationale de Football Association's corruption 'systematic and deep rooted' Watch

Europe

Federation Internationale de Football Association or FIFA has been plunged into chaos after Swiss authorities arrested seven high-ranking ...

Vatican Bank expands its profits 20 times over after period of scandal

Vatican Bank expands its profits 20 times over after period of scandal Watch

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The Vatican Bank, just a few short years ago was plagued with scandal and intrigue. Ordered by Pope Francis to clean up its act in late 2013, the ...

Pope canonizes first Arabic-speaking saints in church's history

Pope canonizes first Arabic-speaking saints in church's history Watch

Europe

It was seen as a gesture of goodwill to Christians living in the Middle East. Pope Francis described Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas as an ...

Israel incensed as the Vatican recognizes the state of Palestine

Israel incensed as the Vatican recognizes the state of Palestine Watch

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The decision is an extremely unpopular one for Israel - the Vatican has recognized the State of Palestine in a new treaty. The treaty concerns ...

Grandfather transforms three-bedroom home into stunning replica of Sistine Chapel

Grandfather transforms three-bedroom home into stunning replica of Sistine Chapel Watch

Europe

It took 12 long years, but Robert Burns of Brighton, England has finally completed his dream project of turning his three-bedroom home into a ...

Is the Holy See taking action against Medjugorje?

Is the Holy See taking action against Medjugorje?

Europe

By Matt C. Abbott

Catholic Christians who are familiar with the alleged Marian apparitions in Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina, might be interested in the following ...