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Do you eat pomegranates? Well here's a few reasons why you should

Do you eat pomegranates? Well here's a few reasons why you should Watch

Health

An ingredient in pomegranate may help stop the spread of Alzheimer's disease, scientists from the University of Huddersfield claim.

Children forced by IS to watch shootings, beheadings

Children forced by IS to watch shootings, beheadings Watch

Middle East

Children in both Iraq and Syria are being forced to watch as IS beheads or shoots its victims at close range. According to a United Nations ...

American Islamic terrorist Fort Hood shooter requests to join Islamic State as a 'citizen'

American Islamic terrorist Fort Hood shooter requests to join Islamic State as a 'citizen' Watch

U.S.

U.S. Army psychiatrist, Nadal Hasan, who killed 13 people at Fort Hood back in November 2009 has written a letter to the leader of the Islamic ...

Pope: 'God wants us to grow in the ability to come together, forgive each other'

Pope: 'God wants us to grow in the ability to come together, forgive each other' Watch

Living Faith

Pope Francis, addressing more than 12,000 people that had gathered for the pope's catechesis and blessing, touched upon a common human trait that ...

Is the current Ebola strain mutating twice as fast as previous strains?

Is the current Ebola strain mutating twice as fast as previous strains? Watch

Africa

Studies done on some of the early Ebola cases in Sierra Leone reveal the frightening fact that the virus had over 300 genetic mutations as it ...

What they are doing in the Philippines will make you sick!

What they are doing in the Philippines will make you sick! Watch

Asia Pacific

The passage of Typhoon Haiyan through the Philippines has caused devastation and humanitarian disaster on a scale not previously seen, forcing ...

Daily Readings for Friday, August 29, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Amos 1:17-19, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 71:1-6, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 71:15, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 71:17, Gospel: Galatians 6:17-29

St. Sabina: Saint of the Day for Friday, August 29, 2014

St. Sabina: Saint of the Day for Friday, August 29, 2014

Saints

St. Sabina's feast day is August 29th. We know St. Sabina only through legend, and there is some question as to it's trustworthiness. Even the ...

Prayer for Charity: Prayer of the Day for Friday, August 29, 2014

Prayers

O my Jesus, Thou who art very Love, enkindle in my heart that Divine Fire which consumes the Saints and transforms them into Thee. O Lord our ...

Video shows rows of bodies as 250 Syrian soldiers DEATH MARCHED, forced to chant praises to their executioners before being killed (Warning: PHOTOS)

Video shows rows of bodies as 250 Syrian soldiers DEATH MARCHED, forced to chant praises to their executioners before being killed (Warning: PHOTOS)

Middle East

The Islamic State has committed another atrocity, this time murdering as many as 250 Syrian soldiers following a half-naked death-march across the ...

Islamic State invasion 'pure and simple religious cleansing and attempted genocide'

Islamic State invasion 'pure and simple religious cleansing and attempted genocide' Watch

Middle East

Syriac Catholic Patriarch Ignace Joseph III Younan has returned from the Kurdish region of Iraq, and what he has seen has been harrowing indeed. ...

Why I Said No to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Embryonic Stem Cell Research Is Deadly

Why I Said No to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Embryonic Stem Cell Research Is Deadly Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

I was approached to take the Ice Bucket Challenge to help bring an end to ALS. I said No. I have tried to explain why I said No in this article. ...

Why Do We Commemorate the Beheading of John the Baptizer?

Why Do We Commemorate the Beheading of John the Baptizer? Watch

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Deacon Keith Fournier

He was a man who understood that life wasn't all about him. He emptied himself willingly and was thus able to reveal Jesus to others. He was the ...

You'll never believe what these scientists found in space!

You'll never believe what these scientists found in space! Watch

Green

A study published last month appears to suggest that our entire solar system is enclosed within a giant gas bubble.

Archaeologists find a very different type of 'treasure' - a 2,000-year-old toilet seat

Archaeologists find a very different type of 'treasure' - a 2,000-year-old toilet seat Watch

Europe

Accustomed to finding priceless coins, artwork and historical artifacts, archaeologists in Great Britain have found an altogether different type ...

Religious Persecution: Family of slain Pakistani minister, meets with Pope Francis

Religious Persecution: Family of slain Pakistani minister, meets with Pope Francis Watch

International > ROMEreports TV

http://en.romereports.com The mother and brother of a Pakistani Christian minister, who was murdered because of his faith, met with Pope Francis. The ...

Over 1,400 girls raped and abused by Muslims in English town

Over 1,400 girls raped and abused by Muslims in English town Watch

Europe

Over a 12 year period, hundreds of children were systematically raped, beaten and sex trafficked in a northern English town, and the government ...

Gaza ceasefire holds: Israeli PM Netanyahu says war in Gaza ended in 'victory'

Gaza ceasefire holds: Israeli PM Netanyahu says war in Gaza ended in 'victory' Watch

Middle East

Saying that the Palestinian Islamist Hamas movement was "hit hard and got none of its demands," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ...

Are you ready? Economic analysts predict bear market by end of 2014

Are you ready? Economic analysts predict bear market by end of 2014 Watch

Business & Economics

Two financial experts announced on August 27 that markets may face a fall of up to 60% by the end of 2014.

CRISIS HEATS UP: Russia sends troops over border into Ukraine

CRISIS HEATS UP: Russia sends troops over border into Ukraine Watch

Asia Pacific

Armored Russian troops have been sent across the border into eastern Ukraine, in the boldest move yet by Russian President Vladimir Putin. The ...

Classic Cloward-Piven: Here's the simple reason why Obama is breaking the immigration system in the USA

Classic Cloward-Piven: Here's the simple reason why Obama is breaking the immigration system in the USA Watch

Politics & Policy

You can't fix something unless you break it first. This appears to be what Obama has done to the U.S. immigration system. Political analysts now ...

UNITED NATIONS: Global warming could be irreversible

UNITED NATIONS: Global warming could be irreversible Watch

Green

International experts say that for most intents and purposes, it's too late - global warming is real and could very well be irreversible. A draft ...

Daily Readings for Friday, August 29, 2014

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Amos 1:17-19, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 71:17, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 71:1-6, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 71:15, Gospel: Galatians 6:17-29

St. Augustine of Hippo: Saint of the Day for Thursday, August 28, 2014

St. Augustine of Hippo: Saint of the Day for Thursday, August 28, 2014 Watch

Saints

St. Augustine of Hippo is the patron of brewers because of his conversion from a former life of loose living, which included parties, entertainment, ...

Hymn to Saint Rita of Cascia: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, August 28, 2014

Prayers

I. Come, virgins chaste; pure brides, draw near: Let Earth exult and Heaven hear The Hymn that grateful accents raise, Our song of joy in Rita's ...

Would you drink this? 3,000 year old wine found in Israel

Would you drink this? 3,000 year old wine found in Israel Watch

Middle East

A new excavation of a Bronze Age palace in Israel has revealed a massive wine cellar filled with a collection of over 40 large vessels that each ...

Challenging the just war theory

Challenging the just war theory

Living Faith

By Tony Magliano

Is there such a thing as a just war? Can the massive death and destruction of armed conflict ever be morally justified by followers of the Prince of ...

Do You Treasure His Presence?

Do You Treasure His Presence?

Blog

By Michael Seagriff

My wife and I will be boarding a train later this afternoon to return home ending a nearly three week visit with our son, daughter-in-law and two ...

How much power do you really have? More than you think!

How much power do you really have? More than you think!

Living Faith

Earlier this year, representatives from Catholic Team Global donated a batch of XO Tablets to a humble Catholic school. Now, Catholic Team Global is ...

St Augustine on a Personal Relationship with Jesus

St Augustine on a Personal Relationship with Jesus Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

But we too can encounter Christ in reading Sacred Scripture, in prayer, in the liturgical life of the Church. We can touch Christ's Heart and ...

St Augustine Teaches Us How to Read the Bible

St Augustine Teaches Us How to Read the Bible Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith Fournier

The Bible is not some-thing, but reveals Some-One. In the words of St. Paul to Timothy, all Scripture is inspired by God. (2 Tim. 3:16) The Greek ...