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'The priests and nuns will speak out' - Philippine president threatens humanitarian groups with death

'The priests and nuns will speak out' - Philippine president threatens humanitarian groups with death Watch

Asia Pacific

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to kill human rights activists for interfering with the bloody war on drugs.

Philippine capital may suspend Mass for fear of terror attacks

Philippine capital may suspend Mass for fear of terror attacks Watch

Asia Pacific

By (CNA/EWTN News)

An uptick in terrorist activity may cause Masses and other liturgical celebrations to be suspended in the capital city of Manila, Philippines, the ...

Nuns no longer safe? Robbery turned homicide in Democratic Republic of Congo

Nuns no longer safe? Robbery turned homicide in Democratic Republic of Congo Watch

Africa

By (CNA/EWTN News)

A nun in the Democratic Republic of Congo was murdered earlier this week by unknown suspects in an apparent robbery, the Pontifical Institute for ...

Shocking surprise for Russian bomb squad - Suspicious boxes reported at bus stop

Shocking surprise for Russian bomb squad - Suspicious boxes reported at bus stop Watch

Europe

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Russia's bomb squad responded to calls of two suspicious cardboard boxes left on a bus stop bench in Ulan-Ude.

'I was accused of giving my opinion' - Christian teaching assistant shares views of Bible and is met with disciplinary action

'I was accused of giving my opinion' - Christian teaching assistant shares views of Bible and is met with disciplinary action Watch

Europe

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Christian teaching assistant, Victoria Allen was asked about same-sex marriage by a student. When she gave her opinion, the school took immediate ...

CHRISTIANS ATTACKED - Extremists destroy buildings and send Christians to hospital in Egypt

CHRISTIANS ATTACKED - Extremists destroy buildings and send Christians to hospital in Egypt Watch

Middle East

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

A Christian charity and watchdog group reported Coptic Christians in Egypt have become the latest victims of radical Islamists.

Germany arrests intel officer promoting and recruiting extremists for Islamic attack plan

Germany arrests intel officer promoting and recruiting extremists for Islamic attack plan Watch

Europe

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

A 51-year-old officer working for Germany's domestic security agency, Germany's equivalent to the FBI, has been arrested after allegedly being ...

Pope Francis calls for prayer as thousands pack Chapeco cathedral following devastating plane crash

Pope Francis calls for prayer as thousands pack Chapeco cathedral following devastating plane crash Watch

Americas

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

On Monday night, 71 people perished in a horrific plane crash south of the Colombian capital of Medellin.

Healthy man euthanized because he was addicted to alcohol

Healthy man euthanized because he was addicted to alcohol Watch

Europe

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

A man in the Netherlands has ended his life by euthanasia because he was addicted to alcohol.

What does the world's oldest woman have in common with Rocky Balboa?

What does the world's oldest woman have in common with Rocky Balboa? Watch

Europe

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Emma Morano, Europe's oldest woman, was born November 29, 1899. She is 117-years-young and attributes her longevity to the same habit as fictional ...

Gillian Anderson joins fight against human trafficking after accepting role in new film 'Sold'

Gillian Anderson joins fight against human trafficking after accepting role in new film 'Sold' Watch

Asia Pacific

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Gillian Anderson, best known for her role as Special Agent Dana Scully in the FOX hit series "The X-Files," admitted she was shocked to learn the ...

Calling Indiana Jones! Mysterious 7,000 year old city discovered - but what secrets does it hold?

Calling Indiana Jones! Mysterious 7,000 year old city discovered - but what secrets does it hold? Watch

Africa

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Archaeologists have discovered a 7,000 year old city in Egypt, dating back to the earliest days of the Egyptian civilization. The settlement is a ...

Championship Brazilian soccer team perishes in overnight plane crash

Championship Brazilian soccer team perishes in overnight plane crash Watch

Americas

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Brazil and Colombia are in mourning today following the crash of a small airliner carrying 81 people. The plane collided with a mountain near ...

Jesus - the King of Poland?

Jesus - the King of Poland? Watch

Europe

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Churches across Poland celebrated the enthronement of Jesus Christ as the King of Poland last Sunday.

AMERICAN SCAM? Uganda kicks Gates and Zuckerberg from schools

AMERICAN SCAM? Uganda kicks Gates and Zuckerberg from schools Watch

Africa

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Some sixty-three private schools in Uganda are about to be closed after officials found they are not properly educating students. The schools in ...

Final gift to a dying man - Dictator Fidel Castro receives gift 10 days before death

Final gift to a dying man - Dictator Fidel Castro receives gift 10 days before death Watch

Americas

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Just ten days before the former leader of Cuba was pronounced dead, he met with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang and received a special gift.

'Everyone feels it' - Fidel Castro's death prompts some to celebrate in the streets while others mourn

'Everyone feels it' - Fidel Castro's death prompts some to celebrate in the streets while others mourn Watch

Americas

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

A national 9-day mourning period began Saturday when Cuba awoke to news of Fidel Castro's passing.

A MIRACLE? Jesus Christ appears in image with Catholic priest (PHOTO)

A MIRACLE? Jesus Christ appears in image with Catholic priest (PHOTO) Watch

Americas

By Abigail James (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The face of Jesus Christ has appeared in a photograph of a priest performing the novena in Argentina.

BIZARRE: Israel unveils jar with curious figure - but what's he thinking about?

BIZARRE: Israel unveils jar with curious figure - but what's he thinking about? Watch

Middle East

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

An unusual jar has made its debut in Israel. The formerly-shattered clay vessel is topped with a figurine that looks curiously like "The Thinker."

Church officials in Rwanda apologize for genocide

Church officials in Rwanda apologize for genocide Watch

Africa

By Catholic News Agency

The Catholic bishops of Rwanda have apologized for Christians' role in the deadly 1994 genocide.

INSIDE THE TERROR: Aleppo airstrike leaves doctors desperate to save trapped children

INSIDE THE TERROR: Aleppo airstrike leaves doctors desperate to save trapped children Watch

Middle East

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Air raids have been conducted in Syria for months but one of the most recent strikes hit a hospital, leaving doctors scrambling to save babies ...

'We apologize for all the wrongs the Church committed' - Rwanda receives apology from bishops

'We apologize for all the wrongs the Church committed' - Rwanda receives apology from bishops Watch

Africa

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

When Rwanda's president Juvenal Habyarimana's plane was shot down in 1994, a minority group was targeted for genocide.

What it's like in Slovenia, Melania Trump's homeland

What it's like in Slovenia, Melania Trump's homeland Watch

Europe

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Melania Trump's homeland is tucked neatly away between Austria, Croatia, Hungary and Italy.

Mexican Mayor kills 300 people, who he ordered incinerated in network of ovens

Mexican Mayor kills 300 people, who he ordered incinerated in network of ovens Watch

Americas

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Mexican authorities have arrested a former mayor who may have participated in over 300 drug killings in his village. Sergio Alonzo Rodriguez was ...

Divine justice or horrible tragedy? ISIS Cub of the Caliphate accidentally kills his family when suicide vest detonates

Divine justice or horrible tragedy? ISIS Cub of the Caliphate accidentally kills his family when suicide vest detonates Watch

Middle East

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

A teenager recruited by ISIS, said to belong to the "Cubs of the Caliphate," killed his entire family by mistake.

Spanish judge dismisses charges against Eucharist thief

Spanish judge dismisses charges against Eucharist thief Watch

Europe

By (CNA/EWTN News)

Critics of a Spanish judge say he wrongly dismissed charges against an artist who stole consecrated Hosts for an exhibit that disrespected the ...

Pope Francis asks for mercy - Cuba responds by pardoning 787 prisoners

Pope Francis asks for mercy - Cuba responds by pardoning 787 prisoners Watch

Americas

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Nearly 800 prisoners were pardoned from Cuban prisons at the behest of His Holiness Pope Francis.

TOUGH CLASS: The one class these children take to determine if they live or die

TOUGH CLASS: The one class these children take to determine if they live or die Watch

Middle East

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

As children return home to their villages in northern Iraq, they are expected to take a very important class. How they do in that class will ...