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Father Peter M. J. Stravinskas on the Synod on the Family: Duc in Altum

Father Peter M. J. Stravinskas on the Synod on the Family: Duc in Altum

U.S.

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

Christians today in most parts of the world find themselves in a world much like the one inhabited by the first Christians - rampant sexual ...

Houston: First Amendment Does not apply to Christian ministers? Interview with Keith Fournier

Houston: First Amendment Does not apply to Christian ministers? Interview with Keith Fournier Watch

Politics & Policy

Houston officials fired a shot across the bow of Christian ministers, pastors and priests who they think may be encouraging their congregations to ...

Christians, Yazidis and Turkmen face genocide in Iraq

Christians, Yazidis and Turkmen face genocide in Iraq Watch

Middle East

By Kieran Guilbert, Thomson Reuters Foundation

More than 12,000 civilians have been killed in Iraq so far this year, mainly by Islamic State (IS), and minorities facing ethnic cleansing are ...

NOT long enough: Ebola could lay dormant in the body for longer than 21 days, expert claims

NOT long enough: Ebola could lay dormant in the body for longer than 21 days, expert claims Watch

Health

A new study warns that the recommended 21-day quarantine period for the Ebola virus is not long enough to contain the spread of the disease. ...

Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death by hanging on blasphemy charges

Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death by hanging on blasphemy charges Watch

Asia Pacific

A Pakistani Christian woman has been sentenced to death by hanging following accusations that she made blasphemous comments about the prophet ...

Nurse says Texas Presbyterian Hospital was chaotic and filthy during Ebola outbreak

Nurse says Texas Presbyterian Hospital was chaotic and filthy during Ebola outbreak Watch

Health

Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas, reacted very poorly when it discovered that they had been treating a Liberian man with Ebola. ...

Fifteen African countries prioritized to stem Ebola crisis

Fifteen African countries prioritized to stem Ebola crisis Watch

Africa

The World Health Organization is pledging to "ramp up" efforts in order to prevent Ebola from spreading. Fifteen African countries are being ...

Persecuted Indonesian Christians worship in strip mall

Persecuted Indonesian Christians worship in strip mall Watch

Asia Pacific

The Evangelical Christian Church in Bekasi, Indonesia is held in a most unusual place. Driven from traditional houses of worship on account of ...

Lockheed Martin may have just won the alternative energy war

Lockheed Martin may have just won the alternative energy war Watch

Technology

Lockheed Martin has announced a new breakthrough which may allow for the development of feasible nuclear fusion, which could help solve a ...

It's getting harder to be a Christian in Indonesia - hardline Muslims prevent the opening of churches, burn others

It's getting harder to be a Christian in Indonesia - hardline Muslims prevent the opening of churches, burn others Watch

Asia Pacific

Christians in Indonesia are facing increasing persecution as hardline Muslims gain more influence in government. Indonesia is the world's most ...

(Video) Nina Pham's incredible goodbye will bring you to tears

(Video) Nina Pham's incredible goodbye will bring you to tears Watch

U.S.

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has released a video which shows the goodbye between Ebola-patient Nina Pham and her doctor, as she leaves ...

Ishikawa sends the Giants to the World Series after a three-run homer

Ishikawa sends the Giants to the World Series after a three-run homer Watch

Sports

The San Francisco Giants are heading to the World Series to battle the Kansas City Royals after a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals during ...

Bermuda buttons down for Hurricane Gonzalo

Bermuda buttons down for Hurricane Gonzalo Watch

Americas

Bermuda is set to be hit by a strong storm on October 17, Hurricane Gonzalo, one of the most powerful on record to hit the island.

Need a chapel? Pope Francis to rent Sistine Chapel for charity

Need a chapel? Pope Francis to rent Sistine Chapel for charity Watch

Living Faith

Pope Francis is renting out the Sistine Chapel for charity. The decision marks the first time that the chapel has ever been rented out for charity. ...

We Need Courageous Bishops: Ignatius of Antioch is a Model

We Need Courageous Bishops: Ignatius of Antioch is a Model Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

We need Bishops like Ignatius in this new missionary age of the Church. There is a literal assault on marriage and the family in much of the ...

HBO announces Standalone Streaming Media SHOCKER!

HBO announces Standalone Streaming Media SHOCKER! Watch

TV

With countless Internet Web sites offering streaming services, of virtually all movies and TV content ever created, many are heralding the "death ...

Sex trafficking ring that used teenaged girls, boys busted in Colombia

Sex trafficking ring that used teenaged girls, boys busted in Colombia Watch

Americas

After a lengthy investigation, a joint operation between the United States and Colombia successfully led to 11 arrests across the South American ...

Deadly Sarin bombs now in hands of Islamic State

Deadly Sarin bombs now in hands of Islamic State Watch

Middle East

An even more alarming fact has risen to the fore in the war in the Middle East, ISIS controls a vast compound in Iraq containing 2,500 rusting ...

(Video) South Carolina's shocking SHARKNADO!

(Video) South Carolina's shocking SHARKNADO! Watch

U.S.

An amazing video has appeared on YouTube which shows 100 of sharks engaged in a feeding frenzy just feet from the shore in Cape Lookout, North ...

On World Food Day, a reminder of Pope Francis' mission for the Church

On World Food Day, a reminder of Pope Francis' mission for the Church Watch

Living Faith

Today is World Food Day and we are all called to do what we can to feed others. This year's World Food Day falls during Pope Francis' 'Week of ...

Fed takes in record of over $3 trillion in taxes

Fed takes in record of over $3 trillion in taxes Watch

U.S.

The latest Monthly Treasury Statement has showed that inflation-adjusted federal tax revenues and tax revenues have reached their highest point ...

167,000 convicted criminal immigrants walk free within the United States

167,000 convicted criminal immigrants walk free within the United States Watch

Politics & Policy

With both Islamic State and Ebola posing an imminent threat to the United States through people entering the country illegally, it's distressing ...

James Robison: Turn In Your Sermons!

James Robison: Turn In Your Sermons! Watch

U.S.

By James Robison

The city of Houston has issued a wake up call to all freedom-loving Americans by ordering pastors to turn in their sermons and staff ...

Pope Francis: The only thing that counts for Jesus is 'faith working through love'

Pope Francis: The only thing that counts for Jesus is 'faith working through love' Watch

Living Faith

Pope Francis reiterated in his morning homily that faith is not about appearances and superficially following Church laws. The Pontiff said ...

Obianuju Ekeocha: Open Letter to A Synod Father - Listen to the African Bishops!

Obianuju Ekeocha: Open Letter to A Synod Father - Listen to the African Bishops! Watch

Africa

By Obianuju Ekeocha

Imagine my shock as I read the words of one of the most prominent Synod Fathers who implied that the views and values that our African Synod ...

Why aren't we doing this? Colombia bans entry to those from Ebola affected countries

Why aren't we doing this? Colombia bans entry to those from Ebola affected countries Watch

Health

Two countries have started barring entry to people coming from the nations in West Africa that have been hardest hit by the current Ebola outbreak.

Thursday,  October 16 - Homily: St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

Thursday, October 16 - Homily: St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Watch

Daily Homilies

May she teach us, and obtain for us the grace, to love the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus as we ought, as He deserves, and as He desires.

Algerian authorities keep vigilant eye on Ebola virus

Algerian authorities keep vigilant eye on Ebola virus Watch

Africa

By Kaci Racelma (Algiers, Algeria)

Although no cases of Ebola have been reported -- and there are no suspected cases of it within the nation of Algeria, local authorities remain ...