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Slain Cop’s Family Calls for ‘Peaceful Coexistence’ »

Officer Rafael Ramos, who was fatally shot while sitting in his patrol car alongside his partner Officer Wenjian Liu, “will always be loved and missed by many,” his aunt Go…

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Focused on the Dysfunctional? A Consideration of the Need for the Synod on the Family to Refocus ON the Family »

Many breathed a sigh of relief when the summary document of the extraordinary Synod on the Family was much improved and the seriously flawed sections (which no one seems to…

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‘Homeland’ Figures Show Illegal Immigration Rose in 2014 While Deportations Dropped »

(Washington Times) – The number of illegal immigrants crossing the border rose in 2014, while deportations dropped, according to new statistics Homeland Security released Friday in a pre-holiday data dump…

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At annual Christmas meeting Pope Francis tells priests, bishops and cardinals who run church’s central administration that careerism, scheming and greed had infected them with ‘spiritual Alzheimer’s’ – @Reuters »

At annual Christmas meeting Pope Francis tells priests, bishops and cardinals who run church’s central administration that careerism, scheming and greed had infected them with ‘spiritual Alzheimer’s’ – @Reuters Go…

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Man stages new protest on ledge of St. Peter’s in Vatican »

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – An Italian man evaded Vatican security for the fifth time to reach a high ledge on the facade of St. Peter’s Basilica to protest against laws…

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Cuban-American protest in Miami: “I am a Catholic without a pope” »

From the AP:    The key role Pope Francis played encouraging talks between Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro left fractures among his flock in South Florida, where many older…

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Pope: to stay on your feet you must get on your knees »

Pope: to stay on your feet you must get on your knees The work of the John XXIII Community has involved numberless teens who had drifted away from the Church,…

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School lines up, frisks all students after ‘ambiguous’ statements from gun suspect »

OGDEN, Utah – In an unusual move, a school had all students patted down for weapons after the suspect they were looking for gave them “ambiguous comments.” Rumors surfaced that…

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Simon Danczuk: child abuse inquiry is being deliberately sabotaged by Government »

Labour MP claims vested interested are seeking to protect ‘high profile’ abusers Go to Source Author:…

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Three Current MPs And Three Lords Named In Westminster Paedophile Ring Dossier Handed To Police »

Scotland Yard has been handed a document that contains names of 22 high profile figures, including three serving MPs and three members of the House of Lords, alleged to be…

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SERIOUS NEW PROBLEM AT U.S. BORDER PATROL »

‘If there isn’t a change soon, there will be a large exodus of agents’ U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents have had their authority to detain illegal aliens reduced, some…

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From the bizarre to the original: Unique Nativity Scenes on display in Rome »

2014-12-21 December 21, 2014. Some are made out of pasta. Others out of crystal. Go to Source Author:…

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Papal preacher devotes final Advent sermon to peace as fruit of the Spirit »

Father Raniero Cantalamessa, the Capuchin Franciscan friar who has served as preacher to the papal household since 1980, reflected on “peace, fruit of the Spirit” in his December 19 Advent…

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Obama: ‘I Don’t Think (North Korean Cyber Attack) Was An Act of War’ »

(CNSNews.com) – President Obama says he’s disappointed in Sony’s decision to pull a movie after North Korea hacked the company and made threats against movie theaters that planned to show…

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Salon: We’re putting an end to religion »

The Rag Salon: We’re putting an end to religion Just in time for Christmas! The Rag Salon has been busy with more Secular Nazi drivel.    …

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Las Vegas mother starts parents group to monitor school’s shocking sex ed proposal »

LAS VEGAS – Because a Nevada school district has so badly fumbled its attempt to reform its sex education curriculum, a Las Vegas mother took it upon herself to form…

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O God of Patience »

Sisters of the Monastery of Mount St. Scholastica Spiritual Reflections Advent 2014 O God of Patience, draw us into the mystery of your love. Go to Source Author: Megan Fincher…

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Kurds Push Into Sinjar While Iraqis Continue Battle for Airport »

Iraqi Kurdish fighters, backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes against the Islamic State group, pushed their way Sunday into the town of Sinjar, captured by the Sunni militants last summer. Go…

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Belarusian Independent News Sites Blocked »

Several independent news websites have been blocked in the former Soviet republic of Belarus, where the government exerts close control of news media. Go to Source Author:…

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CATHOLIC NEWS

Retired Cops: Let’s Stop de Blasio From Attending Funerals of Slain Officers »

(Breitbart) – Retired NYPD members are discussing ways to keep New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio away from the…

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TIME: Right-Wing Militias Are The Real Threat To Cops »

(Daily Caller) – Time Magazine warned of a growing threat to cops nationwide in September 2010. The nationally renowned publication argued…

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These Carolers Are So Great, You Wouldn’t Mind If They Showed Up At Your Door »

No need to pretend like you’re not at home for these guys Go to Source Author: Kaitlan Collins…

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New York to tackle subway’s “manspreading” »

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Men are asked to keep their knees together as feminists highlight “manspreading” passengers who let it all hang out New…

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Pentagon Unveils New Name For ISIS, 25 Times In One Speech »

Pentagon Unveils New Name For ISIS, 25 Times In One Speech

The Pentagon unveils a new name for ISIS, referring to the group as DAESH. The post Pentagon Unveils New Name…

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Latin Mass Society asks bishops to embrace traditionalists as ‘spiritual children’ »

The Latin Mass Society has written to all the bishops of England and Wales asking them to reach out to…

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Christmas means something different after nearly dying »

Their mother, Barb, died in 2006 after a fire in a storage shed where she may have been sleeping. She’d…

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Report: Islamic Group Seeking to Drive Out Christians from Northern Kenya »

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Kenya (MNN) — Would you take a moment to pray for Kenya’s believers? Amie Cotton with Christian Aid Mission says…

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WHITE HOUSE PETITION SEEKS RELEASE OF ALL JFK FILES »

NEW YORK – Prominent JFK assassination researcher and author Lamar Waldron has posted on the White House website a petition calling for…

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Satanic Temple puts up display at Michigan Capitol »

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Christians and Satanists put up competing displays Sunday on the Michigan Capitol grounds as Christmas week…

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North Korea Denies Hacking Sony; Proposes Joint-Probe Warning US of ‘Grave Consequences’ If Obama Doesn’t Agree »

North Korea claimed it was not involved in a cyber attack on Sony Pictures, which led to the cancellation of…

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US Government’s Argument Against Barrett Brown “Should Chill Journalists to the Bone” »

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Journalist and activist Barrett Brown appeared in a Federal Court in Dallas, Texas on Tuesday. Brown was brought before Judge…

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Kenyan Women With HIV Are Suing Hospitals and Aid Organizations Over Forced Sterilizations »

“Others may still not even know that they have been sterilized.” Go to Source Author: Mikael Thalen…

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Catholic Quote of the Day — O Antiphons: O Oriens »

O Oriens: “O dawn of the east, radiance of light eternal, and sun of justice: come, and enlighten those who…

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VIDEO: NYPD Officers Turn Backs To De Blasio During Entrance To Press Conference For Murdered Cops [VIDEO] »

Actions speak volumes Go to Source Author: Al Weaver…

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ISIS executes 100 foreign fighters who wanted to quit »

(Agence France-Presse) The Islamic State extremist group has executed 100 of its own foreign fighters who tried to flee their…

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S. Korea nuclear plant hack: 3 reactors demanded closed by Christmas »

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The hacker has been releasing the internal data of Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co (KHNP) in stages, with the latest piece being posted online on Sunday. It came together with a warning of a major leak still ahead. “I can open to the world…

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Christianity and the War for Women »

Christianity and the War for Women

A common narrative in our society is that, by opposing abortion and infanticide, Christians are conducting a “war on women.” However, in a fascinating study entitled “The Rise of Christianity,” published by Princeton University Press, sociologist Rodney Stark argues that the phenomenal growth of “the…

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Rahm Emanuel’s son mugged outside of Chicago home »

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“What else you got?” This is one of those strange stories which may take a bit of unpacking before any clear message emerges. It begins with an event which is – all too sadly – so unremarkable in any city or sizable town in the…

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Poll: Big majorities of Americans believe ‘historic accuracy’ of the Christmas story »

It is not much reported in the mainstream media, but some significant majorities of Americans back the “historical accuracy” of the Christmas story, as revealed in the Bible’s New Testament. The manger, the guiding star, the virgin birth – most of the public support these…

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Report: Bishop Coyne to head Burlington diocese »

Bishop Christopher Coyne, auxiliary of Indianapolis, will return to New England to become the 10th bishop of Burlington, Vermont. Go to Source Author: Crux Staff…

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Forgiving My Father For Forcing Me To Have An Abortion, Even When He Wasn’t Sorry »

“Theresa, you need to accept the possibility that your father may never repent of forcing you to have an abortion.” I will never forget these words that my spiritual director said to me. I had been praying a novena to Our Lady of Czestochowa for…

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Saluting the fallen ‘Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord… God have mercy on us’ »

In New York City yesterday: NYPD officers salute as the bodies of their slain brothers, Wenjin Liu and Rafael Ramos, leave the hospital. Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord… God have mercy on us. Go to Source Author: Deacon Greg Kandra…

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Angelus Domini 2014.12.21 »

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Angelus Domini 2014.12.21 Starts at 12:00 pm. Every Sunday and on the main liturgical feasts, the Pope recites the Angelus prayer with the pilgrims. Before and after the prayer, he delivers a brief reflection and issues… From: vatican Views: 2673 0 ratings Time: 15:34 More…

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Hamas conducts rocket tests in Gaza, drawing the attention of the Israeli military »

Hamas fires rockets into the sea every few days, as part of its weapons program. Go to Source Author:…

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How criminals have changed tactics after Edward Snowden leaks »

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The impact of the Edward Snowden leaks are still being felt Go to Source Author:…

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God’s promise to Israel endures »

In Genesis Chapter 12, God promised Abraham a land of his own, that he would be made into a great nation and that he would be blessed. Many Christians, however, have been taught this promise is no longer in effect. Most simply lack biblical knowledge…

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Nazri dares Pakatan-led Selangor to lift ban on ‘Allah’ for non-Muslims »

On January 2 this year, 351 copies of the Bahasa Malaysia Bible (AlKitab) and the Iban-language Bible (Bup Kudus), which also contains the word … Go to Source…

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Netanyahu promises to ‘vigorously’ oppose Palestinian moves at UN »

Fatah: There are American efforts to delay resolution • Netanyahu: Parts of Europe have anti-Israel sentiments Go to Source Author:…

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The Glory of the Rorate Mass »

Holy Family Parish, Diocese of Cubao, Philippines, Dec. 2014. The particular Philippine tradition of the Rorate Mass, dating to the 16th century and called in that country the “Misa de Aguinaldo”, saw it celebrated in the early morning for nine consecutive days, from December 16…

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The Holy Family and Families »

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The word “family” is the vibrant and unique touchstone for identifying much that is truly human. So it is worthwhile preserving the correct anthropological meaning of the word. In the teachings of Vatican II we find three main families. The first is “the whole human…

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Encountering the Word — Matthew 1:18 »

A Daily Quote From Sacred Scripture “Now the birth of Jesus Christ[k] took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child of the Holy Spirit;” (Matthew 1:18) Print this…

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See What the End Shall Be – A Homily for the 4th Sunday of Advent »

In today’s Gospel we step back nine months to March 25th, the feast of the Annunciation, an event all but hidden, but which changed the world. God, whose focal presence had departed the Temple just prior to the Babylonian invasion (cf Ez 10:18) and the…

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The Mystery of the Incarnation »

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“Mystery,” he sneered. “That’s a good Catholic word.” My friend was a fundamentalist who had more than a bit of antipathy towards the Catholic Church, charging that it added to the simple faith of the Bible. But he didn’t read his bible very well. The…

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Police: Man Who Killed 2 NYPD Cops Was Angry About Eric Garner »

Updated: December 20, 2014, 8:41 PM EST NEW YORK (AP) — A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two “pigs” in retaliation for the chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two police officers in a patrol car and shot them to…

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St. Thomas, Apostle »

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ST. THOMAS was one of the fishermen on Lake Galilee whom Our Lord called to be His apostles. By nature slow to believe, too apt to see difficulties, and too prone to look at the dark side of things, he had withal a most sympathetic,…

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How to join the March for Life no matter where you are »

The March for Life takes place on January 22, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Millions will march on the capital in support of the right to…

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Ambulance Video: Seventeenth Known Medical Emergency at New Mexico Late-Term Abortion Clinic »

By Cheryl Sullenger Albuquerque, NM – Pro-life activists caught an ambulance on video as it rushed a patient to the hospital from Southwestern Women’s Options,…

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Oxford Uni college shuts down abortion debate after protests »

An abortion debate organised by an Oxford University pro-life student group has been cancelled, after a planned protest was said to threaten security. Christ Church…

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City officials give tax dollars to Planned Parenthood »

(KCRA-TV) City Council member Angelique Ashby is among the most fiscally conservative of her colleagues, when it comes to spending her discretionary funds. Compared to…

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Pro-choice advocate ‘aghast’ at bad conditions in clinic, but still opposes regulations »

An article in the book The Abortion Controversy has a disturbing quote by a pro-choice activist: In 1989, the Miami Herald ran a story about a local…

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Oklahoma Abortionist Charged with Racketeering, Faces 10 Years in Prison »

By Cheryl Sullenger Oklahoma City, OK — An Oklahoma abortionist who was arrested last week for prescribing abortion pills to women who were not pregnant…

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Pro-lifer asks for help to stop assisted suicide law »

There is concern among pro-lifers in New Jersey over whether or when the state senate will take up a bill to legalize doctor-assisted suicide. Go…

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Salvation Army and its support of Planned Parenthood »

American Life League was cited in an article entitled “Beware the Red Kettle: The Salvation Army and Abortion” in New American for our work in…

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New Dominican law OKs abortion if life at risk »

New Dominican law OKs abortion if life at risk SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic on Friday approved a law that for…

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Many minorities don’t get support to keep their babies, former clinic worker says »

From a former abortion clinic worker, Rayna Rapp, who is still pro-choice: Many minority women, even if they are not poor, cannot count on support for…

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The abortion pill as a form of penance? »

In an article in the Washington Times, author Hanna Rosin quotes abortion provider Kathy Rogers saying: [RU-486 is] not just a pill; it’s a process.…

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103 Women Sterilized, 14 Dead – All in a Day’s Work at One Camp »

India’s sterilization camps: where young mothers are taken to be sterilized—and sometimes to die Go to Source Author:…

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McSally’s Win Brings National Right to Life Pro-Life Successes to 56 in 2014 Elections »

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  By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director The final count is in. A judge in Arizona has announced that National Right to…

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Rick Brattin pushes law to force women to get men’s OK to abort »

A Republican lawmaker and father of five, Rick Brattin, has raised some fellow Missouri eyebrows with a proposal that would force pregnant women to obtain…

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Hungary’s New Refugee Crisis

(Vatican Radio) Hungarian villages near the border with Serbia are overwhelmed by refugees. Hungary appears to be the choice of a growing group of asylum seekers to enter the European Union with the Mediterranean Sea becoming…

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Cuban President says he will not change political system

(Vatican Radio) After more than a half-century of hostility, this week the United States and Cuba promised to work toward the establishment of full diplomatic relations. US President Barack Obama says that Pope Francis played an…

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Working document, questionnaire released

Ahead of the second October family synod, the Vatican is looking for more input from clergy, laity Go to Source Author:…

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Ukraine foils Russian-backed terror plot

(Vatican Radio) Ukraine’s security service says it has foiled a Russian-backed terrorist plot aimed at causing mass casualties in the capital Kiev. The alleged plot added to tensions between the West and Russia, which on Saturday…

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The Nativity and the Christmas Tree are signs of light and hope

Vatican City, 19 December 2014 (VIS) – This morning in the Clementine Hall the Pope received delegations from the Italian provinces of Verona and Catanzaro, which provided the Nativity scene with its terracotta figures and the…

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Indian Christians decry an increase in anti-Christian violence and discrimination

The Christian community in India has been feeling a sense of apprehension and fear at the incidents of violence against Churches and their personnel in various parts of the country. In a joint statement on the…

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A sign of hope; Christmas tree illuminates St. Peter’s Square

Vatican City, Dec 19, 2014 / 05:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The 83-foot Italian tree in St. Peter’s Square was lit for the first time this season at the unveiling of the Vatican’s nativity scene, which Pope…

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RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

‘Huge Victory,’ ‘Opportunity’ for Religious Colleges in Labor Board’s Ruling

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) last week abandoned its longstanding, unconstitutional practice of measuring how religious a college appears to be before exempting it from federal oversight, but opted instead for a new test that…

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Religious freedom Bill passed in Michigan

A Bill protecting religious freedom has been passed by the US state of Michigan’s House of Representatives. Politicians voted 59 – 50 in favour of the legislation, which limits Government action that “substantially burdens a person’s…

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Faith schools top latest primary league tables

Close to two-thirds of the nation’s best performing primary schools have a religious ethos, according to the latest league table results. The tables showed that out of the 693 schools in which all pupils achieved the…

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Chaplain reprimanded over Bible use in US Army seminar

A US Army chaplain who used Bible verses in a training session on suicide prevention has been reprimanded. Captain Joseph Lawhorn, who has himself suffered from depression, gave out flyers with Bible verses and details of…

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Va. school district policy respects all children’s privacy, safety needs

Adopted policy similar to one ADF recommended to protect both district and students Go to Source Author:…

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Indonesia Considers Bill Protecting Religious Liberty For All Groups

Indonesian Christians face increasing persecution from Islamists. The Muslim-dominated nation of Indonesia is currently considering a bill that will shield Indonesia’s minority religions from “intolerance.” The bill has received guarded support from Reverend Palti Paniaitan, pastor…

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Wash. grandmother’s religious freedom, livelihood at stake

“In America, the government is supposed to protect freedom, not use intolerance for certain viewpoints to intimidate citizens into acting contrary to their faith,” added Scruggs. “Plenty of other florists are willing to provide flowers for…

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POLITICS

President George W. Bush Plays Santa at Children’s Hospital in Dallas

Former President George W. Bush dressed in a Santa suit to visit a Dallas children’s hospital and hand out toys to patients who have to spend Christmas in the hospital, the Daily Mail reports. One family, who…

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Judge to weigh stopping amnesty in its tracks

A federal judge already has declared President Obama’s amnesty program is unconstitutional, and now a second member of the federal judiciary is scheduled to hold a hearing Monday on a request for a preliminary injunction that…

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Pelosi’s lame-duck comeback

After a tough start, Pelosi earned raves for handling of spending bill. Go to Source Author: Mike Lillis…

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$10 Billion U.N. Climate Change Fund Wants Immunity From Prosecution

Why would they need this? (Fox News) The Green Climate Fund, (GCF) a United Nations-affiliated piggy-bank intended to finance climate change projects around the world, is determined to win sweeping Go to Source Author: William Teach…

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Iranian-American Human Rights Activist Blasts Beverly Hills Hotel

Iranian-American human rights activist and journalist Lisa Daftari blasted the Beverly Hills Hotel last week while accepting an award at a gala being hosted in the controversial hotel owned by the Sultan of Brunei, who has come under fierce criticism for imposing…

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Privacy experts predict a future without privacy

(AP Photo/Steffi Loos, File) Ten years from now, will privacy be the exception? Pew Research asked this and other questions of thousands of privacy and internet experts for a report titled “The Future of Privacy.” On…

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Federal Security Unit Warns Sony Malware Could Spread

The federal government issued a warning Friday about additional cyber attacks using the malicious software from the Sony Pictures cyber attack. The U.S. Computer Emergency Response Team (US-CERT) said the targeted destructive malware affecting Microsoft Windows…

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What Did Ben Carson Pray for in Jerusalem?

Potential presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson recently visited America’s closest ally in the Middle East. This was the retired neurosurgeon’s first visit to the Holy Land, which inlcuded a trip to the Western Wall. Go to…

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NATIONAL

US Claims ISIS Demoralized by Airstrikes; Militants Selling Christian Artifacts, Using Churches as Torture Chambers

While U.S. officials say Islamic State, or ISIS, has been demoralized by losses it has suffered in Iraq and Syria due to ongoing American airstrikes, reports suggest that its militants are turning Christian churches into torture…

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Obama approves U.S. World War One memorial in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama has approved the creation of a national memorial to commemorate World War One in which more than 116,000 Americans died, the memorial’s commission said on Saturday. Go to Source Author:…

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The true story of a holy hero

A new DVD illustrates how the roots of Santa Claus are found in the fourth-century bishop St. Nicholas Go to Source Author:…

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Little Sisters continue to fight HHS mandate

Oral arguments heard in appellate court case; order asks to be ‘left alone to care for the elderly’ Go to Source Author:…

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Pregnant on campus – new website offers information, resources

Washington D.C., Dec 20, 2014 / 07:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A new website is being launched to help pregnant college students find the help they need to stay in school and have their child. “Becoming unexpectedly…

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A new era for women’s health care? This Catholic clinic hopes so

Denver, Colo., Dec 20, 2014 / 08:19 am (CNA/EWTN News).- While the phrase “women’s health” often conjures up images of artificial hormones, devices, and pills, one natural health care center in the Denver area is hoping…

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Gannett Reporter Simultaneously Promotes Obama Policy While Covering it “Objectively”

(Judicial Watch) – In a scandalous example of corrupt media supporting the Obama agenda, a mainstream newspaper reporter simultaneously wrote “objective news” about the First Lady’s contentious public school lunch program while secretly promoting it for…

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Indiana stage collapse survivors settle for $50 million: lawyers

(Reuters) – Survivors and bereaved family members of a deadly August 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse have reached a settlement totaling nearly $50 million, plaintiffs’ lawyers said on Friday. Go to Source Author:…

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North Korea threatens to attack White House over hacking claims

Pyongyang cranks up its anti-American rhetoric and accuses Barack Obama of spreading rumours that it was behind cyberattack on Sony Go to Source Author:…

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Pope warns against sterile egoism rooted in a desire for power

Pope Francis cautioned Christians against an egoism that excludes the need for God in his homily at Mass on Friday, saying this attitude renders our lives sterile and prevents the Church from bearing fruit. Go to…

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Egypt Refers 26 Men Arrested At Gay Bath House To Trial

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian official says prosecutors have referred 26 men arrested in a raid on a bath house to trial on charges connected to their suspected homosexuality. The prosecution official said Wednesday the trial…

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PAKISTAN – Peshawar school massacre: Pakistani police arrest a group of suspects

Those arrested are suspected of “aiding and abetting”. For the Minister of Interior investigations are continuing “in the right direction.” Intelligence sources: new attacks in the planning. Thousands of people have paid tribute to the 148…

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Suspected Arsonist Sought in Fire at Turkish Bible Distribution Center

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – Turkish authorities are searching for a suspected arsonist in connection with a fire that destroyed thousands of New Testaments and other Christian books. The fire started at approximately 7 p.m. on…

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VATICAN – Pope: At Christmas, once more, Christ comes by and knocks on the doors of our hearts, and we should not let him get away

On the fourth Sunday of Advent, Francis emphasises two aspects in Mary’s life, “a model to prepare for Christmas,” namely her faith and her capacity to recognise God’s time. “The example of Mary and that of…

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Papuan bishop makes emergency appeal amid severe food shortage

Alotau, Papua New Guinea, Dec 21, 2014 / 01:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Catholic bishop of Alotau, Papua New Guinea, has launched an appeal during a severe food shortage following a cyclone engulfing the Catholic diocese.…

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France: Mayor of town where jihadi slashed cop says it was “isolated incident”

“The mayor, Frédéric Augis, described the attack as ‘an isolated event in a peaceful town’. ‘There are good relations here between all religious communities. This is a town of peace,’ he said.” This is always the…

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ALTERNATIVE NEWS

It Takes a Family (Not a Village) to Raise a Child

I’ll pass on the unsolicited advice, thank you. Go to Source Author:…

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Underwear thief in China caught after ceiling collapses under the weight of the lingerie

The brief thief, named only as Tan, had hidden up to 2,000 pairs of pilfered pants and bras in the ceiling cavity above his living room in Yulin city in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Go to…

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Russian women advised to use BEETROOT instead of imported lipstick

Siberian senator Igor Chernishev suggested women who could not afford expensive imported lipstick could opt for the ‘natural look’ or even use beetroot as an alternative to make-up. Go to Source Author:…

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NYPD Declares “Wartime” After Suspected Marxist Black Guerrilla Family Member Executes Cops

Earlier reports stated members were “preparing to shoot on duty police officers.” Go to Source Author: kurtnimmo…

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Baby Jesus has GPS

Attention thieves and pranksters considering nabbing the baby Jesus from the Indiana Masonic Home's Nativity scene: Don't do it.…

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Baby Clings to Life After Flash-Bang Grenade Lands in His Crib

ABC News’ 20/20 covers the SWAT raid out of Habersham County, Georgia in which police threw a flashbang into a baby’s crib…. Go to Source Author:…

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Suspected Arsonist Sought in Fire at Bible Distribution Center in Istanbul, Turkey

David Byle amid fire damage at Bible Correspondence Course in Turkey ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – Turkish authorities are searching for a suspected arsonist in connection with a fire here that destroyed thousands of New Testaments…

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All schools must back same-sex marriage, say humanists

The Humanist Society Scotland (HSS) is calling on the Scottish Parliament to force teachers to promote same-sex marriage, even if it contravenes their religious conscience. Responding to draft sex and relationship education guidance for schools, the…

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HEALTH

Fox Investigation: CDC May be Hiding Ebola Cases

Further proof surfaces of widespread coverup. Go to Source Author: Mikael Thalen…

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Sharyl Attkisson: CDC Is Tracking 1,400 Possible Ebola Cases in US Today (Video)

The left-leaning Politifact website came out with their “Lie of the Year” award this week. This year the liberal outfit announced the Ebola scare was the biggest lie of the year. Of course, the Ebola scare…

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Shameless health authorities keep pushing flu vaccines even after openly admitting they don’t work

(NaturalNews) The shamelessness of vaccine pushers knows no limits. Even when the vaccine admittedly doesn’t work — as the CDC has openly admitted — the mainstream media, drug companies and vaccine zealots keep pushing it on…

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Child tests negative for Ebola at Chicago hospital

(Reuters) – A child being monitored for Ebola in a Chicago hospital has been discharged after testing negative for the virus, the state health agency said on Saturday. Go to Source Author:…

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Vaccines Made From Cancer Tumors Coming To An Arm Near You

Internal makeup of this years flu vaccine much worse than normal. Go to Source Author: Mikael Thalen…

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CDC Warns of Listeria Danger From Caramel Apples

Outbreak has sickened 28 people in 10 states; 4 have died and 26 have been hospitalized, agency says Go to Source Author:…

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FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients Go to Source Author:…

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Welsh ‘no’ vote on assisted suicide welcomed

An end-of-life care expert has welcomed the rejection of assisted suicide in the Welsh Assembly. Last week Assembly Members (AMs) voted 21-12 against a motion on the issue, and 20 AMs abstained. Baroness Finlay, who has…

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UNEXPLAINED

An ancient encampment unearthed at Stonehenge

An ancient encampment discovered near the prehistoric monument could rewrite British history. The earliest settlement ever found at the site, the Meso… Go to Source Author:…

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Kepler discovers new extrasolar planet

NASA’s Kepler space telescope has made its first discovery since being crippled by a technical fault. Located 180 light years away in the constellatio… Go to Source Author:…

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NASA Investigates Manned Mission To Venus

A future manned mission to Venus could see astronauts piloting blimps around the planet’s atmosphere. While most of the recent focus on sending humans… Go to Source Author:…

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Captive orangutan has human right to freedom, Argentine court rules

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – An orangutan held in an Argentine zoo can be freed and transferred to a sanctuary after a court recognized the ape as a “non-human person” unlawfully deprived of its freedom, local media…

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UK Muslim Says Islam Gives Him Right to Rape Woman w/Mental Age of 7

Mohammed married Aisha when she was six years old and while UK law doesn’t allow Muslims to marry children (though as the sex grooming cases show, it will turn away while they rape them) this Bangladeshi…

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American Friends Service Committee Funds Woman Defecating on Israeli Flag

Really gross values It’s not exactly news that the American Friends Service Committee really, really hates Israel. But this time they’re being really literal about it by funding Zochrot, a crazy hate group that claims its…

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NSA and EFF to square off in court over internet surveillance

by RT A digital rights group in the United States plans to argue in federal court this week that the National Security Agency’s internet surveillance operations violate the US Constitution’s ban against unlawful searches and seizures.…

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UFOs over New Jersey described as ‘rocket-like’

By Roger Marsh on December 19, 2015 A New Jersey witness at Edison reported watching three “rocket-looking” objects crossing the sky north to south beginning at 10:05 p.m. on December 18, 2014, according to testimony in…

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  • Today’s Pro-life Reflections December 20, 2014
    This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Whoever has seen me has seen the Father.” (John 14:9) Reflection: Christmas is God in human language. It is not simply about the birth of a child, but rather the coming of the one who will […]
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