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Alternative news sources for secular news. Here is a list of online news sources that don’t reheat the standard New-York-Times-CNN-BostonGlobe-HuffPo-etc-etc-approved version of what goes on in the world. We in no way endorse the editorial policies of these organizations, but neither could we do the same for the common media outlets.
- Andrew Cusack (not news per se, but has many news items and links)
- American Spectator
- Human Events
- Info Wars
- Information Clearing House
- Interfax (and Interfax Religion)
- Israel-Palestine: The Missing Headlines
- RT (Russia Today)
- The American Conservative
- The New American
- Vatican Information Service
CNA: Critics of Pamplona’s city council say it deliberately attacked Catholics and broke Spanish law by using city property to display a sacrilegious art exhibit with more than 240 stolen consecrated Hosts. More on this here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
CNA: Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Steven Lopes, a Catholic priest from California, as the new bishop who will head the Anglican Ordinariate in the United States and Canada, making him the first Catholic prelate to hold the position. Read more here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
Citizen Go: On Thursday night, ABC’s show “Scandal” glorified the main character’s abortion while the soundtrack played “Silent Night.” The show ended playing Ave Maria, just after pro-abortion politicians were portrayed as heroically standing against the defunding of Planned Parenthood. A clip from the controversial and distasteful video can be watched above. While the abortion is performed and a choir sings silent night, the main character’s … More →
Media ITE: Parents in Orange County are outraged after seventh-graders were asked to sing a song about spreading Islam in class. More here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
USA Today: Born just over a month before the end of the 19th century, Emma Morano is Europe’s oldest living person. Incredibly, she still lives on her own in northern Italy, and takes care of herself and her house independently, according to local media. Morano was the first of eight children, all of whom have predeceased her, though a sister lived to be 102. In … More →
Catholic Herald: “The forces that are at work now are intent on eradicating the Christian civilisation, nothing less,” said the 76-year-old US cardinal, who was in Sydney in October to reach out to the order’s 600 Australian members. Christians in the Holy Land face “daily horrors,” while “our public is very blase about the whole thing,” Cardinal O’Brien said. “Unless we face the facts, this … More →
Catholic Culture: With thousands of refugees from the Middle East clamoring for entry, President Obama has said that it is “shameful” to suggest that Christian refugees should be given preference. That statement is wrong: legally, politically, and morally wrong. More here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
AsiaNews: The head of the Syrian Catholic Church, Mar Ignace Youssif III Younan, accuses Western governments of perpetuating an “endless conflict in Syria” out of regional interests. The terrorists who use Islam as an excuse for violence “have already infiltrated Europe, supported by money from Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States under the supervision of Western governments.” Read more here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
AsiaNews: Fr Michael Martires, 81, felt the presence of Jesus and was healed during the homily of the papal legate, Card Ranjith, during the Mass that brought to a close the National Eucharistic Congress in Mumbai. Read more here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
NCRegister: Adam Lewis, 25, and Rachael Lewis, 22, grew up in a devout Christian home, never associating themselves with a specific denomination. “The deposit of faith handed down to me by my parents molded my love for Jesus, prayer life and devotion to him in the word,” Adam explained. Even so, in their young-adult lives, they both felt something was missing. Read the story here. … More →
Vatican Insider: The Bishop of Aleppo continues by saying: “Terrorist groups in Syria have grown up killing, kidnapping and mercilessly destroying entire cities, ruining the lives of thousands of people forever, raising everything including monuments to the ground. And all the while, the international community remained indifferent. In light of the Paris attacks, we need to unite together in a genuine and determined way to counter … More →
LifeSiteNews: The words of Dr. Ben Carson, and the actions of Gov. Jeb Bush, disqualify them both from serving as president of the United States, a leading pro-life leader said today. “We have seen what it is like to have a president who does not value every life equally, and we certainly do not need another,” said Troy Newman, the president of Operation Rescue. “In … More →
This is a very informative article by William Kilpatrick for Crisis Magazine. If you are wondering where ISIS is getting its support, Kilpatrick has answers. Crisis: The bombing of a Russian passenger jet over the Sinai was most probably the end result of a stealth jihad operation. That might seem like a strange way of putting it, because we usually think of stealth jihad as … More →
AsiaNews: Father Pedro Wei Heping (pictured), a young underground Catholic priest, died on 6 November under suspicious circumstances. The clergyman’s body was found floating in a river in the City of Taiyuan, Shanxi Province. The Cardinal Kung Foundation reported the news two days ago, saying that the authorities claimed that it was a case of suicide. However, friends and people who knew the priest exclude categorically … More →
AsiaNews: I could not return to my home as the rioters had burned down my house. Spending whole night in the forest I came the following day to my mother’s house Raikia through forest. I met my husband there and as the place was not safe for us, we went through jungle to go to the nearby town. As we were going through the forest, my … More →