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Exclusive: Tribute to Bishop Tony Palmer, A Life Dedicated to Unity

Exclusive: Tribute to Bishop Tony Palmer, A Life Dedicated to Unity Watch

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By Deacon Darrell Wentworth

Monday, July 21, 2014, was supposed to be like most Mondays - the start of a work week. But Deacon Keith Fournier sent me a text informing me ...

A Tribute to Protestant Bishop Tony Palmer, Friend of Francis and Champion of Christian Unity

A Tribute to Protestant Bishop Tony Palmer, Friend of Francis and Champion of Christian Unity Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

I never personally met Bishop Tony Palmer. However, I look forward to spending an eternity in the full communion of God's love with him. I ...

The Contraceptive New York Nanny, Bill Donohue and the Catholic League

The Contraceptive New York Nanny, Bill Donohue and the Catholic League Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The idea that the government is now in the business of arm-twisting women not to have more children - immediately after childbirth - is morally ...

Building a culture of life: Colorado clinic takes brave stand

Building a culture of life: Colorado clinic takes brave stand Watch

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By CNA/EWTN News

A Colorado women's health clinic seeking to offer natural care that respects human dignity has drawn praise for helping to build up a culture of life.

When more than 80 percent of California faces extreme drought -- the spigots remain open

When more than 80 percent of California faces extreme drought -- the spigots remain open Watch

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Extremely dry conditions in the state of California has 80 percent of the so-called Golden State in extreme drought conditions. Many couldn't ...

IT'S ABOUT TIME: Rick Perry deploys national guard to halt southern invasion!

IT'S ABOUT TIME: Rick Perry deploys national guard to halt southern invasion! Watch

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In an effort to stem the influx of tens of thousands of illegal immigrant children that have been entering the United States illegally in 2014, ...

Is Mount Rainier about to blow? A new study promises to reveal clues about an upcoming eruption

Is Mount Rainier about to blow? A new study promises to reveal clues about an upcoming eruption Watch

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A huge magma reservoir below Mount Rainier in Washington state has been mapped by American and Norwegian researchers, which may provide subtle ...

BUSTED: FedEx indicted on numerous counts for shipping illegal internet pharmacy drugs

BUSTED: FedEx indicted on numerous counts for shipping illegal internet pharmacy drugs Watch

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Online pharmacies, operating beneath the radar of drug regulation, often make drugs intended for pain control and psychiatric needs available for ...

Deacon Keith Fournier: There Is No Abortion Right!

Deacon Keith Fournier: There Is No Abortion Right! Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Sometimes an issue is so important I feel I must return to it over and over in my writing. Such is the case with the continued growth of a ...

SOLD WHILE IN WOMB: Girls, sold, abducted given away in developing nations

SOLD WHILE IN WOMB: Girls, sold, abducted given away in developing nations Watch

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By Katy Migiro, Thomson Reuters Foundation

 In Ethiopia, girls are abducted on their way to school, raped and then married to their captors. In Ghana, they are married to traditional ...

We Need Monks for the Church of the Third Millennium, a New Missionary Age

We Need Monks for the Church of the Third Millennium, a New Missionary Age Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Monasticism in the first millennium gave us the fountain of theological wisdom which still inspires the Church. Those who went into the desert ...

MILLIONS of dollars in gold discovered from 1857 shipwreck off South Carolina coast

MILLIONS of dollars in gold discovered from 1857 shipwreck off South Carolina coast Watch

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Forty heavy gold bars, easily worth millions of dollars have been recovered by deep-sea explorers in a 150-year-old shipwreck. Divers have ...

Study: Catholics are among the most respected in the U.S.

Study: Catholics are among the most respected in the U.S. Watch

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Catholics have reason to feel good about themselves, if the results of a new Pew survey are to be believed. According to a survey of Americans, ...

William Binney praises Edward Snowden as possibility of new leaker emerges

William Binney praises Edward Snowden as possibility of new leaker emerges Watch

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With all the attention focused on Edward Snowden, the world forgets that he is not the first NSA whistle-blower. Nor might Snowden be the last. ...

Survey finds that less than three percent self identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual

Survey finds that less than three percent self identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual Watch

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It flies in face of the gay pride parades conducted in major cities where crowds swell to thousands - but according to a new report, less than ...

Whatever Happened to Holiness? How Can We Ever be Perfect?

Whatever Happened to Holiness? How Can We Ever be Perfect? Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

I will date myself. I am an aging, former hippie whose search for truth and the meaning of life led me back to the Cross and the faith of my ...

Parable of the Sower and the Seed and the Missionary Option Called for by Pope Francis

Parable of the Sower and the Seed and the Missionary Option Called for by Pope Francis Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

I dream of a missionary option, that is, a missionary impulse capable of transforming everything, so that the Church's customs, ways of doing ...

COVER UP? Dead migrant young children discovered along Rio Grande riverbank

COVER UP? Dead migrant young children discovered along Rio Grande riverbank Watch

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While the border crisis in the southwestern U.S. continues, as countless unattended children making their way from Guatemala and elsewhere flood ...

Our Relationship with the Lord Grows from Reading and Praying the Bible

Our Relationship with the Lord Grows from Reading and Praying the Bible Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The Bible is an invitation into an encounter with the living God. Its words are not a formula to obtain some notion of success in life, but an ...

Guest Commentary: James Robison asks, Will Fools Return To Wisdom?

Guest Commentary: James Robison asks, Will Fools Return To Wisdom?

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By James Robison

I have personally been criticized for challenging Christians to stand up together as bold witnesses for God and for truth resisting evil, being ...

Brothers in Arms: St Benedict and St Francis.

Brothers in Arms: St Benedict and St Francis.

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By Fr Dwight Longenecker

How amazingly providential, then that we now have two popes: Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict! Pope Benedict following the Benedictine way ...

Convicted of fraud, bribery, former New Orleans mayor gets 10 years in prison

Convicted of fraud, bribery, former New Orleans mayor gets 10 years in prison Watch

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He provided a brave face for the world as his city of New Orleans was devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin would ...

IRS warned employees to hide emails relating to targeting Tea Party

IRS warned employees to hide emails relating to targeting Tea Party Watch

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According to an email message released on July 9, Lois G. Lerner warned colleagues to be "cautious" about what information they put into emails ...

What destruction would Yellowstone's eruption cause? Scientists believe Super Volcano is more than TWICE as big as previously thought

What destruction would Yellowstone's eruption cause? Scientists believe Super Volcano is more than TWICE as big as previously thought Watch

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The lead authority in the world on Yellowstone's Super Volcano says that it's twice as large as scientists previously thought.

Louisiana Supreme Court orders priest to violate seal of Confession

Louisiana Supreme Court orders priest to violate seal of Confession Watch

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The Louisiana Supreme Court is seeking to compel a Catholic priest to violate the confessional privilege under the state's mandated reporting laws. ...

What Do You Have? Learning to Live the Miracle of the Multiplication of the Loaves

What Do You Have? Learning to Live the Miracle of the Multiplication of the Loaves Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

During this account of the miracle in Mark's Gospel we are told that the disciples had encouraged Jesus to dismiss the crowd because - from their ...

Is This Love? Surrogates, Gay Couples, and Motherless Babies

Is This Love? Surrogates, Gay Couples, and Motherless Babies

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By Jennifer Hartline

Our culture is so obsessed with making the case for same-sex "marriage" that now, astonishingly, sane people have to actually make the case for ...

Learning to Be Happy on Earth: Pope Francis Offers Gospel Joy to All

Learning to Be Happy on Earth: Pope Francis Offers Gospel Joy to All Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Christian joy is not rooted in the circumstances and struggles of our daily lives. It also need not be robbed from us by them. Sometimes the ...