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Their Eyes Were Opened: Walk With Jesus on the Road to Emmaus

Their Eyes Were Opened: Walk With Jesus on the Road to Emmaus Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

We are those disciples on the road to Emmaus, living our lives in the real world, walking along with Jesus who is always there accompanying us on ...

Made for Beauty: Liturgy and Music

Made for Beauty: Liturgy and Music

U.S.

By Deal W. Hudson

Some might flinch at my use of the word "satisfying" to describe a liturgy, but I used it deliberately because I want to think aloud about the ...

Pope Francis calls for your 'prayer and action' to end global hunger

Pope Francis calls for your 'prayer and action' to end global hunger Watch

Living Faith

Late last year, Pope Francis helped launch a worldwide movement to end hunger through prayer and action.

Alabama Supreme Court Recognizes Child in the Womb Has Fundamental Rights

Alabama Supreme Court Recognizes Child in the Womb Has Fundamental Rights

U.S.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

Because a human life with a full genetic endowment comes into existence at the moment of conception, the self-evident truth that all men are ...

What a difference a millennia makes! Antarctic was at one time like coastal California

What a difference a millennia makes! Antarctic was at one time like coastal California Watch

Green

It's amazing what a millennia - or two can make on real estate. Two new studies claim that the chilly expanses of Antarctica were at one time ...

Supreme Court rules affirmative action in Michigan's college admissions is unconstitutional

Supreme Court rules affirmative action in Michigan's college admissions is unconstitutional Watch

Politics & Policy

Hailed as a milestone in a decades-long discourse, the Supreme Court has upheld a ban on the use of race in admission decisions at Michigan's ...

New plan by FDA will help critically sick get early access to care

New plan by FDA will help critically sick get early access to care Watch

Technology

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed a new program aimed at speeding up approvals for medical devices for patients who have no other ...

50,000-strong OK Militia declares they will resist federal takeover attempts

50,000-strong OK Militia declares they will resist federal takeover attempts Watch

U.S.

An Oklahoma militia which claims the allegiance of 50,000 members has sided with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy in his recent clash against the feds. ...

BLOODY EASTER WEEKEND IN CHICAGO: Six children shot in widespread violence

BLOODY EASTER WEEKEND IN CHICAGO: Six children shot in widespread violence Watch

U.S.

With 36 people wounded, and nine people dead, it was one of the most violent Easter weekends in Chicago within recent memory. Far more shocking ...

Miracle substance grown in common household blender

Miracle substance grown in common household blender Watch

Technology

A team of scientists from Ireland and the UK may have just discovered a quick new way to mass produce the wonder material grapheme.

Militant atheist organization seeks to ban schools from reciting the Pledge of Allegiance

Militant atheist organization seeks to ban schools from reciting the Pledge of Allegiance Watch

U.S.

An organization of militant atheists is suing a New Jersey school district of discrimination, on the behalf of a family who take offense to the line ...

Is affrimative action dead? SCOTUS rules on who can decide the issue

Is affrimative action dead? SCOTUS rules on who can decide the issue Watch

Politics & Policy

The Supreme Court struck a blow against those seeking to trample on the rights of states, upholding a Michigan voter initiative which banned ...

Dozens of people injured in riots in Tizi Ouzou

Dozens of people injured in riots in Tizi Ouzou Watch

Africa

By Kaci Racelma (Algiers, Algeria)

Dozens of people have been injured in riots at Tizi Ouzo, which is east of the capital of Algiers in Algeria. The unrest erupted after ...

Exxon Mobil must pay the piper: High court rejects appeal on $105 million verdict

Exxon Mobil must pay the piper: High court rejects appeal on $105 million verdict Watch

Politics & Policy

They were found guilty way back in 2009 and now must pay for their transgressions. The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to overturn a $105 million ...

CONGRATULATIONS! Your job just became temporary

CONGRATULATIONS! Your job just became temporary Watch

U.S.

With full time employment remaining a scarcity since the 2008 recession, more and more Americans are turning away from the employment model of ...

Study finds American middle class has collapsed over last decade

Study finds American middle class has collapsed over last decade Watch

U.S.

Long thought impossible, a new study suggests that the American middle class has lost its standing in the world as the most affluent global class.

A new Civil War? Lawmakers meet to discuss taking back federal lands for the states

A new Civil War? Lawmakers meet to discuss taking back federal lands for the states Watch

Politics & Policy

Lawmakers from the Western states gathered in Salt lake City last Friday to discuss what happened on the Bundy ranch in Nevada and to say that it is ...

He just keeps coming and coming! Highest - and longest period of taxation proposed by President Obama

He just keeps coming and coming! Highest - and longest period of taxation proposed by President Obama Watch

Politics & Policy

President Barack Obama called for what would be the highest level of sustained taxation ever imposed on the American people. According to the ...

Hundreds of unarmed men, women and children slaughtered in South Sudanese village

Hundreds of unarmed men, women and children slaughtered in South Sudanese village Watch

Africa

In some of the worst violence yet in the world's newest nations, hundreds of unarmed men, women and children were slaughtered by rebels in the ...

COMCAST DOMINATING? Merger may dominate market for local political advertisers

COMCAST DOMINATING? Merger may dominate market for local political advertisers Watch

Business & Economics

If Comcast's proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable is approved, according to industry sources, the Democrat Party-leaning cable ...

Time to Live the Easter Way of Life

Time to Live the Easter Way of Life Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

The early Christians lived their lives in the Lord, for the sake of the world. They exhibited a holy boldness; because they internalized the ...

Rome already crushed with pilgrims for historic canonization of Pope John Paul II and John XXIII

Rome already crushed with pilgrims for historic canonization of Pope John Paul II and John XXIII Watch

Living Faith

Rome is well-packed with throngs of pilgrims who have begun a week's long vigil awaiting the most historic canonization in world history. Next ...

TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH: Pope Francis delivers powerful Easter message

TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH: Pope Francis delivers powerful Easter message Watch

Living Faith

Pope Francis urged Catholics to share their faith "to the ends of the Earth" during a baptism ceremony at St. Peter's Basilica. The solemn ceremony ...

The Coming Canonizations: Deal Hudson on Saints and Dead Atheists

The Coming Canonizations: Deal Hudson on Saints and Dead Atheists Watch

U.S.

By Deal W. Hudson

We know that St. Peter's Square will be overflowing with happy faces, banners waving, and spontaneous outburst of songs - in many languages ...

Waking to Mercy, so that I could utilize the before-the-crack-of-dawn feeding session to pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet.

Waking to Mercy, so that I could utilize the before-the-crack-of-dawn feeding session to pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet.

Blog

By by Tara K. E. Brelinsky

This youngest child, the one of my 'old age,' was undeniably the gift of much prayer and petition. His arrival in the early morning hour of mercy ...

Fifteen soldiers killed in Kabylia as reorganized terrorist groups go on attack

Fifteen soldiers killed in Kabylia as reorganized terrorist groups go on attack Watch

Africa

By Kaci Racelma (Algiers, Algeria)

Two days after the reelection of 77-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fourth term, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, or AQIM, ...

Only a liar is afraid of the TRUTH: Memo betrays liberal fear of conservative internet use

Only a liar is afraid of the TRUTH: Memo betrays liberal fear of conservative internet use Watch

U.S.

According to a story on Breitbart, President Bill Clinton and his White House was worried that conservatives would use the internet to rally, short ...

China set to become the world's largest Christian nation

China set to become the world's largest Christian nation Watch

Asia Pacific

In nearly every human respect, China is the world's biggest. It's the world's most populous country, the world's largest English speaking nation, and ...