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The Sacred Heart of Jesus Devotion

Catholic Professionals of Greater Philadelphia™ is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus represents acts of veneration of His physical heart, united to his divinity, as the symbol of his redemptive love.

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Hundreds of Catholic institutions closed or destroyed in Congo violence

Thu, 2017-06-22 01:36

Violence in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has claimed 3,383 lives since last October, according to the apostolic nuncio.

4 new members of US bishops’ National Review Board

Thu, 2017-06-22 01:03

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has named four new members of the National Review Board, which advises the bishops on the protection of children from clerical abuse.

Pontiff encourages faithful to turn to the Sacred Heart, pray for priests

Thu, 2017-06-22 00:54

Following his June 21 general audience, the Pope recalled that the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus falls on June 23 this year.

Pope backs proposed Italian legislation on migrants

Thu, 2017-06-22 00:47

Pope Francis has lent his support to proposed Italian legislation intended to better integrate migrants into the workplace and civil society.

EU bishops’ commission weighs in on security, defense

Thu, 2017-06-22 00:14

As the EU’s heads of state and government prepared to meet to discuss security and defense, the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the EU (COMECE) published a six-page document entitled “Whose Security? Whose Defence?”

Papal initiative sends aid to South Sudan

Wed, 2017-06-21 12:30

The Vatican has announced a special initiative to send aid to the people of South Sudan.

Italian theologian: Pope must address ‘full crisis of faith’

Wed, 2017-06-21 12:21

A noted Italian theologian has said that the Church is experiencing a “full crisis of faith,” and argued that Pope Francis must make an unambiguous statement to correct “ambiguous and erroneous” interpretations of Church teaching.

Leader of Communion and Liberation applauds Pope’s leadership

Wed, 2017-06-21 11:54

The leader of the Communion and Liberation movement strongly endorsed the pastoral leadership of Pope Francis, in an interview with John Allen of Crux.

Pope again plans no meeting with cardinals at June consistory

Wed, 2017-06-21 11:44

Pope Francis has apparently chosen once again not to hold a meeting of the College of Cardinals prior to the June 28 consistory at which he will confer red hats on five new cardinals.

Melkite Synod elects new Patriarch

Wed, 2017-06-21 11:17

Bishop Youssef Absi has been elected by the Synod of the Melkite Catholic Church to become the next Patriarch of Antioch and leader of the world’s 1.6 million Melkite Catholics.

New president for Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Wed, 2017-06-21 10:59

Pope Francis has named Joachim von Braun, a German agricultural economist, as president of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.

Football Hall of Fame members meet with Pontiff

Wed, 2017-06-21 10:51

Pope Francis met on June 21 with an American delegation from the National Football League’s Hall of Fame.

6th Fortnight for Freedom begins

Wed, 2017-06-21 02:46

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has begun its sixth annual observance of the Fortnight for Freedom to raise awareness of threats to religious liberty.

Saints are witnesses and companions of hope, Pope says at Wednesday audience

Wed, 2017-06-21 02:35

Continuing his series of Wednesday general audiences devoted to Christian hope, Pope Francis devoted his June 21 audience to the saints as witnesses and companions of hope.

Refugees meet with Pope

Wed, 2017-06-21 02:15

Pope Francis met with 35 refugees who are being hosted by Roman parishes.

Nigerian police rescue kidnapped priest

Wed, 2017-06-21 01:51

Police in Imo State, Nigeria, have rescued an abducted priest who spent two days in captivity, according to Nigerian media reports.

Venezuelan bishops blast government over police attacks on citizens

Wed, 2017-06-21 01:24

The Venezuelan bishops’ justice and peace commission has denounced the “the very serious worsening of the violation of human rights and democratic liberties.”

Moscow patriarch links Islamist terrorism, Western secularism

Wed, 2017-06-21 00:57

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow received a delegation from the Coptic Orthodox Church on June 18 and lamented attacks on Christians in Egypt.

Papal tribute to Cardinal Dias

Wed, 2017-06-21 00:24

In a telegram of condolence to the brother of Cardinal Ivan Dias, who died on June 19, Pope Francis paid tribute to the prelate’s service as apostolic nuncio, archbishop of Mumbai, and curial prefect.

Zambia: Christian leaders warn against autocratic rule

Tue, 2017-06-20 13:21

The Christian leaders of Zambia have issued a joint statement warning against the threat of autocratic rule.