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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

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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 ...

So this is where school money goes?!

So this is where school money goes?! Watch

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Non-teacher employees make up 50% of public school employees, a number which has grown 130% since 1970, a new study claims.

Romney weighs in: Obama is doing 'a good deal worse than even I expected'

Romney weighs in: Obama is doing 'a good deal worse than even I expected' Watch

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Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney made quite a scene as he attended a West Virginia rally for three Republican Congressional candidates ...

STUPID: Political analyst says indictment of Texas governor is 'the stupidest thing I've ever seen'

STUPID: Political analyst says indictment of Texas governor is 'the stupidest thing I've ever seen' Watch

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Calling it "potentially was the stupidest thing I've seen, I think, in my entire career," MSNBC political analyst Mark Halperin says the ...

Money is NOT the Root of Evil. Learning to Live Evangelical Simplicity in an Age of Idolatry

Money is NOT the Root of Evil. Learning to Live Evangelical Simplicity in an Age of Idolatry Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Learning to live in evangelical Simplicity strips away what impedes love. In finding our proper relationship to the goods of the earth- not rejecting ...

Persecution: W. W. Bridal Shop Forced Out of Business Because the Owners Are Faithful Christians

Persecution: W. W. Bridal Shop Forced Out of Business Because the Owners Are Faithful Christians Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

In the first two centuries of Christianity, as the early Christians sought to serve in the broader Roman society by engaging in all suitable ...

Obama denounced as 'greatest enemy of press freedom in a generation'

Obama denounced as 'greatest enemy of press freedom in a generation' Watch

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Denouncing U.S. President Barack Obama as "the greatest enemy of press freedom in a generation," New York Times reporter James Risen now faces ...

Rick Perry on potential indictment: 'I stood up for the rule of law'

Rick Perry on potential indictment: 'I stood up for the rule of law' Watch

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On an August 17 interview with "Fox News Sunday" Texas Governor Rick Perry insists that a grand jury indictment, which alleges that he abused his ...

SOBERING THOUGHT: Only 11 nations on Earth NOT at war currently

SOBERING THOUGHT: Only 11 nations on Earth NOT at war currently Watch

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The news has been bleak as of late: A standoff in Ukraine, shelling in Gaza and Islamic State making a hash of Iraq and Syria. A think tank has ...

Sheriff deputy plows into, kills two pedestrians, gets no jail time and may keep his job!

Sheriff deputy plows into, kills two pedestrians, gets no jail time and may keep his job! Watch

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A former sheriff will spend no time behind bars as a result of a plea deal, although he struck and killed two pedestrians while on duty. Locals are ...

Is a solution on the horizon for California's drought?

Is a solution on the horizon for California's drought? Watch

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California state lawmakers have voted to place a $7.5 billion water plan before voters in November.

What caused this Marine sniper's mysterious death?

What caused this Marine sniper's mysterious death? Watch

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A 28-year-old, medically retired, Marine who was at the center of a controversial video was found dead at his North Carolina home on the night of ...

Government creates disease of crime, sells cure of paramilitary police

Government creates disease of crime, sells cure of paramilitary police Watch

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After a night of peaceful protests in Ferguson, MO, police have released the name of the officer who they say shot an unarmed teenage robbery ...

Another History Change! Humans may have been in North America 10,000 years earlier than previously thought

Another History Change! Humans may have been in North America 10,000 years earlier than previously thought Watch

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A new study reports that stone-age artifacts discovered by fishermen from the Chesapeake Bay suggest that humans could have settled in North ...

Get out of the way! Red tide descends on Florida beaches

Get out of the way! Red tide descends on Florida beaches Watch

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The largest outbreak of a toxic red tide of algae since 2005 has put Florida on alert.

War comes to Missouri! Riots over teenage death lead to riot-gear and camouflage

War comes to Missouri! Riots over teenage death lead to riot-gear and camouflage Watch

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Racial unrest over the shooting of an unarmed black teen has turned the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri into a war zone.

Guest Commentary: Fingerprints, A Treatise on Hope

Guest Commentary: Fingerprints, A Treatise on Hope Watch

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By Mary Powers

Look at your hands. Look at your fingerprints. Where have they been? Where will they be? We never know who we are going to touch or who will need ...

PREHISTORIC TREASURE: Wyoming sinkhole found to have remains of many extinct animals

PREHISTORIC TREASURE: Wyoming sinkhole found to have remains of many extinct animals Watch

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The remains of hundreds of Ice Age-era animals have been recovered in a sinkhole in Wyoming. The ancient sinkhole is believed to have opened up ...

ALLIGATOR ATTACK: Nine-year-old Florida boy fights off alligator - and lives to tell the tale

ALLIGATOR ATTACK: Nine-year-old Florida boy fights off alligator - and lives to tell the tale Watch

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Nine-year-old Florida boy James Barney, Jr. feels lucky to be alive today. He's recovering in the hospital after fighting off a nine-foot, ...

Who is America's 'prophet'? It might just surprise you

Who is America's 'prophet'? It might just surprise you Watch

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A familiar face may be just the ticket for the Republican Party if it wishes to take the White House in 2016.

White's are the new minority. More 'minority' students than white are expected in the nation's schools

White's are the new minority. More 'minority' students than white are expected in the nation's schools Watch

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For the first time in the United States as kids get on the bus this month to begin the school year, there will be more racial minority students ...

Moon over Miami this past weekend was among the biggest and brightest

Moon over Miami this past weekend was among the biggest and brightest Watch

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The second of three "super moons" this year lit up all of Miami this past weekend. There's another one due in September if you missed this one .

Am I Not Your Neighbor? New Abolition Movement Needs a New Symbol to End Abortion

Am I Not Your Neighbor? New Abolition Movement Needs a New Symbol to End Abortion Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Josiah Wedgwood was a potter, industrialist and entrepreneur. He was also an abolitionist. He crafted a medallion which bore this inscription - ...

Learning to Trust the Lord in the Fourth Watch of the Night

Learning to Trust the Lord in the Fourth Watch of the Night Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

We can miss a real encounter with the Lord if we think that this account is only about Peter and the disciples - something distant which happened ...

U.S. comes to the rescue with targeted bombing of Iraqi terrorists

U.S. comes to the rescue with targeted bombing of Iraqi terrorists Watch

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U.S. fighter jets have launched a "targeted" airstrike against Islamic militants in Iraq. President Barack Obama had authorized military action ...

Obama just DOES NOT care about veterans

Obama just DOES NOT care about veterans Watch

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A new bill signed into law by President Barack Obama on August 7 does not hold those accountable for the deaths they caused, said Sally ...

'Obummercare' still a failure gallup poll reports

'Obummercare' still a failure gallup poll reports Watch

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The Affordable Care Act, known more commonly by its popular name "Obamacare", requires that all Americans obtain health insurance by the beginning ...

Billions lost! When will Obama NOTICE!

Billions lost! When will Obama NOTICE! Watch

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has quietly changed laws regarding illegal immigrants and taxes; allowing illegal immigrants to keep taxpayer ...