What the Vatican synod says and doesn't say about the human family

A dismissive tone can be discerned in on-the-record statements made by Austrian Cardinal Kasper's remarks about the insistence of African prelates on the traditional definition of Chritian marriage and sexuality.

Vatican synod on the family: a stream of consciousness

A 'revolutionary' document has emerged midway in the Vatican synod on the family that has left prominent Catholic commentators stunned and confused.

The Vatican's turn from tradition at the Synod on the Family

The document released by the Catholic synod on the family is 'revolutionary', according to accounts. Focusing on supposed 'gifts' of the homosexual lifestyle, it recalls the treatment of homosexual priests who were allowed to molest children.

Five Syrian Christians still held by Muslim terrorists

Father Hanna Jallouf and five Christians are being charged with collaboration with Syrian dictator Bashr al-Assad by an Islamic court.

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In reversal, Liberian president says ebola has brought country to standstill

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf pens letter to the world: This disease respects no borders.

What the Vatican synod says and doesn't say about the human family

A dismissive tone can be discerned in on-the-record statements made by Austrian Cardinal Kasper's remarks about the insistence of African prelates on the traditional definition of Chritian marriage and sexuality.

Vatican synod on the family: a stream of consciousness

A 'revolutionary' document has emerged midway in the Vatican synod on the family that has left prominent Catholic commentators stunned and confused.

The Vatican's turn from tradition at the Synod on the Family

The document released by the Catholic synod on the family is 'revolutionary', according to accounts. Focusing on supposed 'gifts' of the homosexual lifestyle, it recalls the treatment of homosexual priests who were allowed to molest children.

Evidence emerges that ISIS used chemical weapons on Kurds

WARNING: Graphic images appear to show Kurds in northern Iraq were killed in a chemical weapons attack.

Five Syrian Christians still held by Muslim terrorists

Father Hanna Jallouf and five Christians are being charged with collaboration with Syrian dictator Bashr al-Assad by an Islamic court.

Liberia: Ebola keeps Christians away from church

US health officials contradict President Obama's assurances that Ebola cannot be contracted by sitting adjacent to another person on a bus.

U.S. military can't stop Ebola contagion from Latin America

Marine Corp Gen. John Kelly expressed fears that human traffickers bringing illegal immigrants to the U.S. will also bring Ebola.

Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists abduct Catholic priest and parishioners

The rivals of the Islamic State, known as Jabhat al-Nusra, has abducted a Roman Catholic priest and 20 parishioners.

Liberia: Ebola keeps Christians away from church

US health officials contradict President Obama's assurances that Ebola cannot be contracted by sitting adjacent to another person on a bus.

U.S. military can't stop Ebola contagion from Latin America

Marine Corp Gen. John Kelly expressed fears that human traffickers bringing illegal immigrants to the U.S. will also bring Ebola.

Obama has 'given up' on the United States

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, doing the rounds to tout his new memoir, suggested that President Obama approaches problems like a law professor.

Evidence of Asian carp found in Michigan river

Invasive Asian carp species threaten to ruin the sport and commercial fisheries of the Great Lakes. Federal government action is slow.