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Saturday's Chore List: Mock Pro-lifers and Tell Lies

Saturday's Chore List: Mock Pro-lifers and Tell Lies Watch

Blog

By by Tara K. E. Brelinsky

Just as your boyfriend cruises closer to the clinic, you see a commotion that looks something like a circus. Then you realize it's all happening ...

NEW HOPE IN EBOLA CRISIS: U.S. doctor released from hospital - cured

NEW HOPE IN EBOLA CRISIS: U.S. doctor released from hospital - cured Watch

Health

Contracting the deadly African virus while he worked to save their lives, Dr. Kent Brantly became one of the handful of people from the United ...

BEEN THERE: Attorney General Eric Holder shares personal experiences while in Ferguson

BEEN THERE: Attorney General Eric Holder shares personal experiences while in Ferguson Watch

Politics & Policy

In Ferguson, Missouri to investigate the officer-involved shooting of teenager Michael Brown, Attorney General Eric Holder shared personal ...

ICE CAPS MELTING: Antarctica, Greenland losing ice mass rapidly

ICE CAPS MELTING: Antarctica, Greenland losing ice mass rapidly Watch

Green

At times, it appears that the entire world will be submerged underwater in the space of a few years. Greenland is losing about 375 cubic ...

Man bites dog? Try man BITES SNAKE - and lives to tell the tale

Man bites dog? Try man BITES SNAKE - and lives to tell the tale Watch

Asia Pacific

They say when a man bites dog, its news. A man in India did that adage one better by biting a venomous blue krait snake, and managed to live to ...

Add a note of sophistication to your home with mood lighting

Add a note of sophistication to your home with mood lighting Watch

Home & Food

An environment with full, bright lighting is good for entertaining and workaday activities. However, in order to bring a feeling of relaxation ...

TERROR JOINS FORCES: Yemeni al-Qaeda ends solidarity to IS in Iraq

TERROR JOINS FORCES: Yemeni al-Qaeda ends solidarity to IS in Iraq Watch

Middle East

Evil minds think alike, as two of the world's most deadly terrorist organizations have apparently joined forces in the tumult facing Iraq. The ...

DISCOVERY SUGGESTS LIFE ON OTHER PLANETS: Ecosystems found in Arctic lakes surprises researchers

DISCOVERY SUGGESTS LIFE ON OTHER PLANETS: Ecosystems found in Arctic lakes surprises researchers Watch

Green

The Arctic regions of our Earth, where there is very little marine or animal life seem at first incapable of sustaining organisms. However - ...

Prophetic, Pro-Life Pope Reminds Us Procured Abortion Cut from Same Evil Root as Human Trafficking

Prophetic, Pro-Life Pope Reminds Us Procured Abortion Cut from Same Evil Root as Human Trafficking Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

When Francis began his service from the chair of Peter, much hoopla filled the media about some alleged softening in the opposition of the ...

As the Ebola outbreak death toll rises, Britain puts out a plea to international researchers everywhere

As the Ebola outbreak death toll rises, Britain puts out a plea to international researchers everywhere Watch

Africa

The Wellcome Trust and the United kingdom's Department for International Development put out a plea for researchers around the world to help ...

Caught in the act! This brutal video shows a CHP officer beating a woman on the side of the freeway

Caught in the act! This brutal video shows a CHP officer beating a woman on the side of the freeway Watch

U.S.

A viral video has landed a California Highway Patrol officer in huge trouble after it was posted on YouTube.

Why do Muslims like beheading so much? (WARNING GRAPHIC, RAW IMAGES)

Why do Muslims like beheading so much? (WARNING GRAPHIC, RAW IMAGES)

Middle East

The incredible spate of beheadings which are perpetrated by Islamic militants around the world had many asking the question, "Why do Muslims behead ...

ISIS terrorists back down before elderly Christians who mock them and refuse to convert!

ISIS terrorists back down before elderly Christians who mock them and refuse to convert! Watch

Middle East

Eleven sick and disabled, elderly Iraqi Christians said they preferred death to giving up their faith, defying militants from the Islamic State ...

Supreme Court Stays Redefinition of Marriage in Virginia

Supreme Court Stays Redefinition of Marriage in Virginia Watch

U.S.

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to delay the implementation of an appeals court ruling which struck down the expressed will of the voters of the ...

How far will they go? Islamic State kills an entire village because one man refused...

How far will they go? Islamic State kills an entire village because one man refused... Watch

Middle East

A story has emerged about how the Islamic State killed as many as 600 people because of the defiance of just one elderly man.  The tale shows ...

One percent? Try the MORE THAN A THIRD in U.S. who rely on Welfare

One percent? Try the MORE THAN A THIRD in U.S. who rely on Welfare Watch

Politics & Policy

Back in the "Occupy Wall Street" days, protestors rallied around the concept of the United States' "One Percent," which referred to the people ...

GRISLY HARVEST: Mexican children, adults murdered for their organs

GRISLY HARVEST: Mexican children, adults murdered for their organs Watch

Americas

The already rampant criminal network in Mexico and South America, in addition to dealing drugs, has taken to abducting children and adults in ...

GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER? U.S. policemen cleared at least 400 TIMES annually for justified homicide

GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER? U.S. policemen cleared at least 400 TIMES annually for justified homicide Watch

U.S.

Law enforcement agents, be they police or sheriff's deputies, are frequently called upon to defend civilians. In their line of duty, policemen ...

Is the First Amendment dead? Police in Ferguson threaten to kill reporters

Is the First Amendment dead? Police in Ferguson threaten to kill reporters Watch

U.S.

Overnight, a police officer in Ferguson, MO threatened to kill a member of the press and was recorded doing so. Now a campaign has started online to ...

Pope may visit New York City in 2015

Pope may visit New York City in 2015 Watch

U.S.

While Pope Francis has confirmed that he is planning to come to the U.S. next year, a spokesman says that the pontiff may visit New York City. ...

DEATH TOLL SOARS UPWARD: Ebola deaths now into the thousands

DEATH TOLL SOARS UPWARD: Ebola deaths now into the thousands Watch

Africa

The death toll from Ebola, the incurable virus that sends the body into meltdown has soared past the one thousand mark in West Africa. The ...

MASSIVE ACID SPILL: Mexico closes 88 schools after 10 million gallons of acid spills from copper mine

MASSIVE ACID SPILL: Mexico closes 88 schools after 10 million gallons of acid spills from copper mine Watch

Americas

An ecological disaster of momentous proportion is unfolding near the U.S. - Mexico border after a massive acid spill from a copper mine has found ...

Wednesday, August 20 - Homily: St. Bernard, Dynamic Preacher of Mary

Wednesday, August 20 - Homily: St. Bernard, Dynamic Preacher of Mary Watch

Daily Homilies

Fr. Elias on the life of St. Bernard of Clairvaux, his great zeal for the faith and how he promoted devotion to Mary and even preached a Crusade.

SMILE FOR THE CAMERA! Texas Governor Rick Perry cheerfully turns himself in

SMILE FOR THE CAMERA! Texas Governor Rick Perry cheerfully turns himself in Watch

Politics & Policy

Under duress, Texas Governor Rick Perry maintained an upbeat and positive attitude. Arriving at the Travis County courthouse in Austin for ...

A confident Ballmer leaves Microsoft 'completely' to run the Clippers

A confident Ballmer leaves Microsoft 'completely' to run the Clippers Watch

Technology

Eight months after he ended his role as Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer resigned from Microsoft's board, a move that ends more than three decades of ...

On the Memorial of St. Bernard: Lord, Send Us Monks for This New Missionary Age!

On the Memorial of St. Bernard: Lord, Send Us Monks for This New Missionary Age! Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Even though he was regularly summoned to leave the monastery by the needs of Church and State, Bernard was above all a monk, a man of deep ...

You Go Into the Vineyard Too! Every Baptized Christian Has a Vocation and Mission

You Go Into the Vineyard Too! Every Baptized Christian Has a Vocation and Mission Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The Church is a seed, sign and beginning of the kingdom, making the kingdom present in a world which is wounded by the effects of sin but waiting ...