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George Zimmerman arrested for aggravated assault »

SANFORD -- George Zimmerman is back in the Seminole County jail for a third time after he was arrested Friday night in Lake Mary. …

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Ministry: 500 extra soldiers to be deployed in greater Paris »

Paris (AFP) - France will deploy some 500 extra military personnel in the greater Paris region, the defense ministry said on Saturday, the day after twin sieges sowed fear on…

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Car bomb kills 31 people outside Yemen police college »

By Mohammed Ghobari SANAA (Reuters) – A car bomb exploded outside a Yemeni police college in Sanaa on Wednesday, killing 31 people and wounding dozens, the interior ministry said, less…

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For Sri Lanka, Pope’s visit solidifies peace after brutal civil war »

Rome, Italy, Jan 9, 2015 / 04:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Falling just five years after the end of Sri Lanka’s civil war, Pope Francis’ visit to the country is seen…

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Green Bay bishop calls out Catholic college for hosting abortion activist Gloria Steinem »

Bishop David Ricken of the Diocese of Green Bay released a statement today at The Compass News expressing his “strong disapproval” of the decision of St. Norbert College to host…

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Tail section of crashed AirAsia plane is floated to the surface by giant balloons, as official warns black box may still be on the sea floor  »

Investigators searching for black boxes in the crashed AirAsia plane lifted the tail portion out of the Java Sea on Saturday, two weeks after it went down, killing all 162…

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AP sources: Romney considering 3rd run for White House »

By STEVE PEOPLES WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney has told a small group of Republican donors that he’s eying a third run at the White House. The GOP’s last presidential…

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Archbishop Kurtz, Archbishop Wenski to Attend Vatican Day of Reflection on Solidarity with Haiti January 10 »

WASHINGTON—The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, and the chairman of the USCCB’s Haiti Advisory Group, Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski…

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Female police officer shot dead in Montrouge, Paris was ’27-year-old rookie’ »

The policewoman who was gunned down as she attended a routine traffic accident in Montrouge was Clarissa Jean-Philippe, 27, according to French media. Go to Source Author:…

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Omaha, Neb., archdiocese’s capital campaign tops $52 million »

A capital campaign in the Omaha archdiocese has exceeded its $40 million goal with more than $52 million pledged for three to five years from more than 17,000 pledges. “I…

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Cop Killed in New Attack, Paris Manhunt Continues »

A new shooting Thursday has left one French police officer dead and another person gravely wounded in the southern Paris suburb of Montrouge. Go to Source Author:…

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Indonesia official says ‘pings’ detected in search for AirAsia flight recorders »

By Charlotte Greenfield and Gayatri Suroyo JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia search and rescue teams hunting for the wreck of an AirAsia passenger jet detected pings in their efforts to find…

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Boko Haram is now a regional problem »

Abuja – More than 3,000 refugees fleeing the Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram have been welcomed in Chad. This was announced by the Prime Minister of Chad, Kalzeubé Pahimi Deubet,…

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AMERICA/HAITI – 5 years after the earthquake the Catholic Church is helping Haiti to recover »

Port au Prince – A delegation of 12 people from Haiti arrived in Rome yesterday, January 7, where they will attend the meeting to be held at the Vatican on…

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Man dies in Catholic parade in Manila ahead of pope’s visit »

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A man died and about 600 were hurt Friday in a raucous Roman Catholic procession in the Philippine capital that has attracted up to a million…

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Head of drug war-torn Mexican diocese to become a cardinal »

Morelia, Mexico, Jan 9, 2015 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis announced Jan. 4 that among the 20 men who will be named cardinals at the next consistory is…

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Scientists Seek Religious Experience — in the Brain »

At the push of a button, the gurney holding Auriel Peterson slides slowly into the pale blue glow of a…

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Proposed New Hampshire Bill Would Strip Taxpayer Funding from Abortion Providers »

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CONCORD, N.H. – A representative in New Hampshire has proposed a bill that would strip taxpayer funding from organizations that…

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All-girls Catholic school student claims her yearbook photo was heavily retouched without her permission »

The student from the private St Teresa’s Academy in Kansas City, Missouri, said the image was beyond recognition and the…

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Lesbian mayor back to her old tricks »

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The city of Houston, which created a firestorm of controversy by issuing subpoenas for copies of pastors’ sermons in a…

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Five Ways to Show Catholic Courage at Work »

Do we ever stop to consider how many times a day our thinking and actions about our Catholic faith are…

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Europe’s Euthanasia Craze »

The case of Frank Van Den Bleeken—the Belgian murderer and rapist who requested to be euthanized rather than spend life…

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Religious Freedom Day event on hold in dispute over Satanic coloring book »

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — In about a week, students in Orange County high schools could have been picking up Bibles…

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Free braille Bibles help the blind poor around the world »

London, England, Jan 8, 2015 / 02:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Close your eyes. Now try to go about your regular…

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House poised to pass pipeline bill as Senate wrangles »

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are on track to easily pass legislation to authorize the construction of the Keystone XL…

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Hundreds of Missionaries May Be Forced from United Kingdom After License Suspended »

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(Christianity Today) – The England and Wales office of YWAM (Youth With A Mission) may lose more than 350 missionaries…

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Guru investigated after 400 followers castrated »

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(Agence France-Presse) Indian police said they are investigating a popular self-styled godman for allegedly encouraging 400 followers to undergo castrations…

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Afghans Beat to Death Two Suicide Bombers »

At least two suicide bombers were beaten to death by residents of northern Sar-e-Pul provinc of Afghanistan.…

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Girl, 13: Boko Haram tried to force me to become a suicide bomber »

Kano, Nigeria (CNN)A 13-year-old Nigerian girl told reporters that her father handed her over to Islamist militants to become a…

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Government Rules School District Violated Law in Firing Teacher Who Gave Student Bible »

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PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. – The Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has ruled that a New Jersey school district violated the rights of a substitute…

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A priest forever »

Wednesday, the poignant picture below appeared on the Facebook page of Toledo Bishop Daniel Thomas with this explanation: Please join me in praying for the happy repose of the soul of one of our priests, Father Jerome Niedermier, who you may recall I had the…

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London cleric Abu Hamza sentenced to life in U.S. prison »

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The radical London cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri was sentenced to life in a U.S. prison on Friday for his conviction on terrorism-related charges, including his role in the 1998 kidnapping of Western tourists in Yemen that left four hostages dead. Go…

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French Atheist Editor Murdered By Muslims Also Often Printed Vile Mockeries of Christ »

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PARIS – The French newspaper that was targeted by Muslim gunmen this week in what appeared to be a planned massacre had also repeatedly printed vile mockeries of Jesus Christ, and its editor was stated to have been a self-professing atheist. As previously reported, Wednesday’s…

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New Cardinal from Communist Vietnam Very Non-Confrontational »

  The newly-made Cardinal from Communist Vietnam does not believe in confronting the state with Rosaries. He sees things such as poor economic management and painful ‘immigrant’ experiences as causes of weakness in Catholic fervor. The economic recession is causing the depopulation of rural areas,…

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St. William of Bourges »

Born in Nevers, France, as William de Don Jeon, William was educated by his uncle Peter who was archdeacon of Soissons. William became a canon of Soissons and Paris and later became a monk at Grandmont Abbey. At Pontigny, he became a Cistercian and served as…

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Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Thérèse of Lisieux »

St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church (from Abandonment is the Sweet Fruit of Love, 1897) In peace, Sweet Jesus, I want to wait for your return, Without ever ceasing My canticles of love. No, nothing worries me. Nothing can…

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More Coming on Social Security »

As we noted yesterday, to the surprise of even me, House Republicans have put in place a new rule aimed at manufacturing a Social Security funding crisis – with the apparent aim of returning (a decade later) to efforts to start pruning the program. We’ve…

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Cardinal Burke Mans Up »

Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke was recently interviewed by Matthew James Christoff of the New Emangelization Project on the topic of the Catholic “Man-crisis” and what to do about it. The whole interview is worth reading, and not only because it wounded the progressivist sensibilities of the liberals at…

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Philippine traffic officers will wear diapers during papal visit »

Seriously? From RTE: Philippine traffic officers and crowd control personnel are to wear adult diapers on the job during next week’s visit of Pope Francis. They will spend long hours marshalling crowds expected to run into the millions, authorities said this morning. The nappies will…

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The Deadly Paris Terror Attack and the Myth of Religion – the tolerant meeting the intolerable »

“Another attack in the name of religion,” I heard someone say after the vicious and vile Wednesday assault on the offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo. And there is a huge problem with “religion.” But it’s not what you think.Question: when the Nazis, Stalinists, Khmer…

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Gregory of Nyssa, a Saint of Big Ideas and Deep Faith »

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There are doctors of the Church who plumb the spiritual depths, like St. John of the Cross. Then there are thinkers who attain once unimagined speculative heights, like John Duns Scotus. Others are great interpreters of Scripture. Think St. Jerome or St. Cyril of Alexandria.…

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A Prayer for Spiritual Warfare »

The following prayer was written by Fr. Robert DeGrandis:   Heavenly Father, I love You, I praise You, and I worship You. I thank You for sending Your Son Jesus Who won victory over sin and death for my Salvation. I thank You for sending…

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Legendary Gospel Singer Andraé Crouch Dead at 72 »

Music legend Andraé Crouch has died. The Grammy and Dove Award winner passed away on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at approximately 4:30pm PST at Northridge Hospital Medical Center in the Los Angeles area. Andraé, 72, was hospitalized on January 3rd. Andraé’s accolades include 7 Grammy…

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Obama proposes free community college program »

WASHINGTON – President Obama on Thursday proposed making community college free “for everybody who is willing to work for it.” In a video posted on Facebook, the president previewed his plan, which will be formally announced during a trip to Tennessee Friday. “It’s not for…

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Nuns celebrate Battle of New Orleans’ 200th anniversary »

NEW ORLEANS -- The National Shrine to Our Lady Of Prompt Succor chapel was packed when Archbishop Gregory Aymond celebrated Mass to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans…

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‘Piss Christ’ Photo Removed by AP »

(Christian Post) The Associated Press removed a photo of an art piece called “Piss Christ” from its website Wednesday after a journalist pointed out the company’s double standard. AP has refused to publish the Charlie Hebdo cartoons mocking Muhammad that led to Hebdo’s murder due…

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U.S. president slams Stalin’s ‘godless’ philosophy »

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Richard Nixon Richard Milhous Nixon was born Jan. 9, 1913. Before becoming president, he was a Lieutenant Commander in the Navy during World War II, a congressman, a senator, and vice president under Dwight Eisenhower. He lost his first presidential race to John F. Kennedy…

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St. Apollinaris the Apologist, Bishop »

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  St Apollinaris in a landscape mosaic AD 549 CLAUDIUS APOLLINARIS, Bishop of Hierapolis in Phrygia, was one of the most illustrious prelates of the second age. Notwithstanding the great encomiums bestowed on him by Eusebius, St. Jerome, Theodoret, and ethers, but little is known…

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Kansas Horror abortionist still barred »

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas doctor scrutinized for referring young patients for late-term abortions remains barred from practicing medicine after a state board declared…

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Project helps family members grieving loss by abortion »

Grandparents, siblings, friends and others affected by the nation’s 56 million abortions are being invited to connect with a new project aimed at relieving their…

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Pro-life nonprofit helps ex-abortion workers »

Former abortion clinic director Abby Johnson’s group aims to provide assistance, healing to those looking to leave industry Go to Source Author:…

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Pro-life Kansas poised for possible fetal heartbeat bill in new legislative session »

When the annual legislative session opens Jan. 12, Kansas is poised to expand its pro-life laws. At the top of the list is a fetal…

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Former abortionist joins effort to heal the Shockwaves of Abortion »

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new initiative of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign will be announced at a press conference Thursday, Jan. 8 at 1…

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New Congressional Bill Would Ban Late-Term Abortions After 20 Weeks »

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Pro-life members of Congress today introduced legislation in the House of Representatives that bans abortions from after 20-weeks of pregnancy up to the day of…

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Young Woman Explains Why “I’m Done With Being Pro-Choice” on Abortion »

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With every new year, the new generation is facing the facts more honestly on the subject of abortion. Stefanie Nicholas is one of those Millennials…

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This Amazing Program is Training Students to Lead the Pro-Life Movement »

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Far too often, young people in the pro-life movement are referred to as “future pro-life leaders.” While that statement is undeniably true, it omits the…

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Pro-life Kansas poised for possible fetal heartbeat bill in new legislative session »

When the annual legislative session opens Jan. 12, Kansas is poised to expand its pro-life laws. At the top of the list is a fetal…

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Dead Newborn found in Indianapolis woods could have been saved by the Safe Haven Law »

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As I sit at the fire station working my shift as a medic/firefighter, waiting for our next emergency, my heart is heavy. I just got…

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Why Good Things Happen To Bad People »

“Why do good things happen to bad people — and so many bad things happen to good people?” It sometimes feels like we’re living in…

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All about that abortion: a fitting tagline for Planned Parenthood »

Just as the year came to a close, Planned Parenthood released their annual report for 2013-2014. As Live Action News previously reported, the organization performed…

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Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion: Silent No More to announce yearlong project »

Abortion is not a social good, and in 2015, the Silent No More Awareness Campaign will demonstrate that through a new project called Healing the…

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Fr. Frank’s Weekly Homilies »

We are posting Sunday and Feast Day homilies given by Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life. We invite you to come here…

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Archbishop Kaigama: Nigerian civilians have "no protection" against Boko Haram

(Vatican Radio) Hundreds of people, possibly thousands, are reported to have been killed in the Nigerian town of Baga, which is near the border with Chad. Nigerian military units were on Saturday battling Boko Haram militants…

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Germany’s Merkel hints at lifting some sanctions against Russia

 (Vatican Radio) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has not ruled out a lifting of some European Union sanctions against Russia if Moscow implements a peace plan on resolving the conflict in eastern Ukraine.  Speaking after talks with…

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The Pope strongly condemns the attack in Paris: “Homicidal violence is abominable and never justifiable”

Vatican City, 8 January 2014 (VIS) – Yesterday afternoon the director of the Holy See Press Office, Fr. Federico Lombardi, S.J., issued the following statement to journalists: “The Holy Father expresses his strongest condemnation of the…

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Search teams for AirAsia plane detect “pings”

(Reuters) – Indonesia search and rescue teams hunting for the wreck of an AirAsia passenger jet detected pings in their efforts to find the black box recorders on Friday, 12 days after the plane went missing…

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Haiti: Five years after devastating earthquake, desperation continues

Five years on from a devastating earthquake in Haiti, tens of thousands of people remain homeless as government policy failures, forced evictions and short-term solutions have failed many who lost everything in the disaster, said Amnesty…

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Pope Francis is all about the new evangelization, says expert

Vatican City, Jan 8, 2015 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With a style that meets the need for a new missionary zeal, Pope Francis is representative of the new evangelization, says one theologian and guest speaker…

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Pope thanks mothers for their precious role

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis thanked all mothers for their precious role in society and for what they give to the Church and to the world. Speaking on Wednesday morning at the General Audience, Pope Francis continued…

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Religious Liberty

Free will is at the very core of the message of the entire Bible. In my book, Behold Your Mother – A Biblical and Historical Defense of the Marian Doctrines, in the chapter (12) entitled, “Other…

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Indiana Supreme Court Strikes Down Overreach by State’s Civil Rights Commission

Thomas More Society Wins Appeal for Catholic Homeschool Group  (January 6, 2015 – Indianapolis, IN) Today, the Thomas More Society won an appeal on behalf of Fishers Adolescent Catholic Enrichment Society in the Indiana Supreme Court.…

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Federal Court Rules that Michigan Firm, Autocam, Not Required to Provide Abortion Coverage

Thomas More Society Wins Lengthy Lawsuit in Defense of Religious Liberty for Christian-Owned Business (January 6, 2015 – Kentwood, MI) The Thomas More Society has won permanent protection for Autocam Medical, LLC, protecting its religious freedom…

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Christian Women in Pakistan Beaten with Bat for Defending Daughter

Members of the Pakistani Christian community hold candles during a protest rally to condemn Sunday's suicide attack in Peshawar on a church, with others in Lahore, September 23, 2013. A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves…

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Christian Detained in India After Hindus File Complaint Over ‘Spreading Christianity’

Mumbai (AsiaNews) — Arvind D’Souza was stopped by the police “for reasons of public order,” even though he had committed no crime. The incident occurred on Jan. 2 in the district of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh.…

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Council’s homeschooling plan ‘illegal infringement of rights’

Homeschooling parents in a London borough are campaigning against council plans to impose an annual home visit to monitor their children, saying it contravenes their parental rights. The group of Westminster parents accused the local authority…

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Anti-Christian Persecution: Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran Fired Because of His Christian Faith

As a classical Christian, Chief Kelvin Cochran affirms the unchangeable truth about marriage as solely between one man and one woman, intended for life and open to life. He also affirms the unchangeable truths concerning sexual…

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Veterans Condemn Obama’s Failure To Stop At Scandal Plagued VA Hospital As ‘Slap In The Face’

President Obama’s visit to Phoenix, Arizona is none without controversy. The President is staying in a hotel just a few blocks away from the troubled Phoenix VA hospital. Instead of visiting the hospital to see the…

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Romney Huddles with Key Political Advisers

(Washington Post) – Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, who has been encouraged by his allies to consider another run for the White House, will meet with several of his former political advisers Wednesday in Menlo Park,…

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Barbara Boxer to retire from Senate: Start of tectonic change in California politics?

The four-term senator announced Thursday that she would retire in 2016, opening the race to a wide field of contenders. Go to Source Author:…

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FEC Sues Christine ‘I Am Not A Witch’ O’Donnell For Alleged Misuse Of Funds

Former Delaware Republican Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell now finds herself facing a lawsuit for allegedly using $20,000 in campaign donations on utility payments and rent of a townhouse where she lived during her campaign in 2010.…

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Obama Cuba Initiative Prompts New Fears of Gitmo Naval Base Giveaway

President Obama’s drive to normalize ties with communist Cuba is raising new concerns among security officials and experts that the administration will give up the strategic naval base at Guantanamo Bay in deal with Havana. White…

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Ex-Governor Proclaims Jesus’ ‘Love Never Fails, Never Gives Up and Never Runs Out’ After Being Convicted to Two Years in Prison

Bob McDonnell will spend two years in federal prison on corruption charges starting in Feb., but the ex-Governor of Virginia voiced his strong faith in Jesus Christ despite the sentencing on Tuesday. Go to Source Author:…

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AP: Weighing 2016 bid, Bobby Jindal to meet with pastors in Iowa

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New Sheriff in Town: GOP Targets Obama Agenda

There’s a new sheriff in town. Republicans now control both the Senate and House. CBN News’ David Brody looks at how the battle is shaping up between the GOP and the White House. Go to Source…

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London imam Abu Hamza to be sentenced for U.S. terrorism conviction

NEW YORK (Reuters) – For years, the radical imam Abu Hamza al-Masri delivered incendiary sermons at a London mosque, using words that U.S. and UK authorities say helped inspire a generation of militants, including British would-be…

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100 million reasons for concern about anti-Christian persecution

Denver, Colo., Jan 8, 2015 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The number of persecuted Christians in the world has topped 100 million, according to a new report that says even non-violent persecution of Christians has increased,…

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Slump in New York arrests, fines hits traffic lawyers, bail bondsmen

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A sharp drop in arrests and fines in New York may prove costly for the city but it could already be hurting some traffic lawyers and bail bonds firms, which are seeing…

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Respected Catholic Priest Admits To Molesting Boys For Two Decades

Father Robert Harrison (pictured left), who has taught for 26 years and coached basketball for 20 years at the renowned Cardinal Hayes High School (pictured) located in the Bronx, N.Y., has reportedly admitted to sexually abusing…

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Bill Cosby’s TV wife Phylicia Rashad defends her former costar

For eight seasons, Phylicia Rashad starred alongside Bill Cosby as his TV wife on “The Cosby Show.” The actress, who played Clair Huxtable, broke her silence about the long list of sexual abuse allegations against her…

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Grisly Nativity scene vandalism draws prayerful response

Boston, Mass., Jan 6, 2015 / 09:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A vandal’s placement of a decapitated pig’s head at a Nativity scene at a Catholic church in Massachusetts shocked locals, but they committed themselves to pray…

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Priest arrested in Florida; accused of child porn on phone

WEST PALM BEACH — A Catholic priest from India was jailed after asking a 14-year-old boy to help him delete dozens of images of child pornography from his phone, authorities said. …

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Courageous Priest of the Year: The Best of 2014

Have a blessed New Year everyone. Here are our selections for the best of Courageous Priest 2014   Let’s start with the Courageous Priest of the Year. Bishop Thomas John Paprocki Let’s give it to Bishop Thomas…

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Paris shooting: suspected killers ‘were on no fly lists’

Intelligence sources in US say Kouachi brothers were listed on a terrorist database with Said being trained by al-Qaeda Go to Source Author:…

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Archbishop Oscar Romero was a martyr, declare Vatican theologians

Archbishop Oscar Romero was murdered “in hatred of the faith”, a panel of theologians at the Congregation for the Causes of Saints has ruled. The decision is a huge step on the Salvadoran archbishop’s path to…

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Divine Word Missionaries contemplate ‘The Joy of the Gospel’ in peripheries

Madang, Papua New Guinea, Jan 9, 2015 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Observing the Year of Consecrated Life convoked by Pope Francis, the members of the Society of the Divine Word serving in Papua New Guinea…

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Human traffickers claim 300,000 in bribes to clear police checkpoints

PHUKET: Corrupt Thai officials allegedly accept bribes of about 300,000 baht per truckload of trafficked people in order to allow smugglers past checkpoints, it has been revealed.…

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Ukraine says Russia behind cyber attack on German government

BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukraine’s prime minister blamed Russian intelligence on Thursday for a hacker attack against German government websites, for which a pro-Russian group claimed responsibility. Go to Source Author:…

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Catholicism on the ropes in the Philippines

In a packed function room in a Las Vegas hotel, a hymn to Jesus Christ reverberates. At the centre of the crowd, and joining in happily with the passionate warbling, is the diminutive figure of Manny…

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Cardinal Pell should look into why I was ousted, says former Vatican bank chairman

The ousted chairman of the Vatican bank has urged the cardinal overseeing Vatican financial reform to throughly examine the events that led to his dramatic departure in 2012. In this week’s edition of the Catholic Herald,…

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Brent crude oil drops below $50 for first time since May 2009

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Brent crude oil prices fell below $50 a barrel for the first time since May 2009 on Wednesday as global business growth slowed to its weakest in a year, and analysts said a…

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Sneaking Away Like Jesus

January 11, 2015 The Baptism of the Lord First Reading: Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7 http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/011115.cfm We like to sneak away. Whether it be “sneaking out” of work early on a Friday, going on a weekend trip without…

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Charlie Hebdo killers seize HOSTAGES and exchange fire with police

Al Qaeda brothers Cherif and Said Kouachi have been cornered in a village 25 miles from the capital after exchanging gunfire with police on a dramatic car chase this morning. Go to Source Author:…

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Scientists reveal nanowire that could be used to make jackets far more effective at keeping us warm and give them their own built in radiators

Stanford scientists have developed a novel nanowire coating for clothes that can both generate heat and trap the heat from our bodies better than regular clothes. Go to Source Author:…

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North Korea doubles its cyber warfare team to 6,000 troops

Pyongyang lavishing funds on conventional military capabilities as well as nuclear weapons, South Korean defence white paper estimates Go to Source Author:…

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Cardinal Burke: “The radical feminist movement strongly influenced the Church”

From an interview with a website called New Emangelization:   I think there has been a great confusion with regard to the specific vocation of men in marriage and of men in general in the Church…

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President Obama vows to help Mexico in curbing its rising violence

“Our commitment is to be a friend and supporter of Mexico in its efforts to eliminate the scourge of violence and the drug cartels…” Go to Source Author: Mikael Thalen…

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Gardner quadruplets at one week: Newborns of woman whose priceless reaction pregnancy news went viral pictured seven days on

Ashley Gardner, from Pleasant Grove, Utah became a viral sensation thanks to her overjoyed reaction to learning she was carrying quads. Go to Source Author:…

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S. Korea claims Pyongyang has nuclear missiles that could reach US

The South Korean Ministry of Defense published the revelations in a white paper, which states that North Korea has achieved significant technological progress in their attempts to create nuclear warheads for ballistic missiles. The missiles could…

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Scientist Find Promising New Antibiotic — in Dirt

Scientists have literally turned to dirt to find a new antibiotic that appears to easily cure severe infections, according to a new study published in the journal Nature. Go to Source Author:…

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Sleeping on Back in Pregnancy Tied to Stillbirth Risk in Study

But impaired fetal growth is a far more likely cause, researchers say Go to Source Author:…

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Yet another cancer doctor admits fabricating false positives to profit from selling toxic chemotherapy

(NaturalNews) If you were to travel the world trying to search out the most insidious con artists, scammers, hucksters and quacks, you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone worse than a pharma-centric oncology doctor. These are the…

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Letter calling for assisted suicide law blasted by critics

A group of 80 people have signed a letter calling for the legalisation of assisted suicide, prompting criticism from a Daily Telegraph editorial and a political blogger. The signatories of the letter, to The Daily Telegraph,…

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Worrying is a sign of high intelligence, study finds

A team of Canadian researchers from Lakehead University in Ontario reached that conclusion after putting 125 students through tests – and found worriers had higher verbal intelligence. Go to Source Author:…

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Bankrupt government slashing payments to doctors by 43%; medicare patients to be rejected nationwide

(NaturalNews) As we’ve warned for months, just because Americans are required to have health insurance coverage under regulations contained in the Affordable Care Act, that doesn’t mean that they will have access to care.If you recall,…

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Red Meat Linked to Various Cancers

A new study has found a link between red meat and various types of cancer. Go to Source Author:…

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Deadly Drink: Alcohol Kills Six Americans a Day

Six Americans die each day, on average, from drinking too much alcohol – and over a full year, the toll from fatal intoxications passes 2,220, the CDC reported Tuesday   Go to Source Author:…

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The Spirit of Our Times is the Spirit of the Anti-Christ

There is a line in the first letter of John, read this week at Mass, that is of critical importance to many difficulties we see today with heresy, unbelief, and moral decay. Go to Source Author:…

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India: Guru denies ordering 400 castrations

An Indian Guru who allegedly told his followers that they must be castrated in order to "meet god" is being investigated for criminal intimidation and causing grievous bodily hurt.…

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Propaganda Alert! Circumcision doubles autism risk, study claims

Boys circumcised before the age of five are twice as likely to develop autism, according to a controversial Danish study of over 300,000 children Go to Source Author:…

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Speed-date jihadists find brides in five minutes

Brit IS fighter Abu Qa’qa al-Britani has published an online guide for deluded UK women desperate to travel to war-torn Syria to find a husband. Those who are interested in marriage must go through IS militants…

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Man wears ‘I Have Drugs’ T-shirt, actually arrested for drug possession

(Pasco County Sheriff’s Office) Well, he wasn’t exactly subtle. A 50-year-old man was wearing a T-shirt that read, “Who Needs Drugs?” in big letters and “No, Seriously, I Have Drugs” in smaller letters beneath it, when cops allegedly…

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1 million expected to lose food stamps as economy improves

Well according to CNN the Economy is not getting worse but actually “Better”, however a side effect of the improving economy would mean about 1 million needy people will lose food stamp benefits starting this fall. That’s…

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N. Korea has ‘significant’ tech to build mini nuclear device: South

Seoul (AFP) Jan 06, 2015 South Korea’s defence ministry said Tuesday that North Korea appeared to have achieved a “significant” level of technology to miniaturise a nuclear device to be fitted on the tip of a…

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American Apparel bans office romances

Sexual advances toward subordinates and romantic relationships forbidden under updated ethics code from retailer known for its provocative clothing advertisements Go to Source Author:…

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  • Today’s Pro-life Reflection: Protect them from the Evil One January 26, 2015
    This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “I do ask you to protect them from the evil one” (John 17:15). Reflection: If you are wrong on abortion, you can’t be right on other issues. To permit abortion, but then to cry out for […]
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