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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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To help flood victims, Caritas Vietnam avoids government involvement

Fri, 2017-08-18 11:23

Catholic relief workers in Vietnam are avoiding involvement with the government in order to deliver supplies to flood victims in the remote Yen Bai province.

Papal sympathy for victims of accident on Madeira

Fri, 2017-08-18 11:19

Pope Francis has sent a message of condolence to the victims of an accident on the Portuguese island of Madeira.

Filipino bishop decries terrorists’ plan to use hostages as suicide bombers

Fri, 2017-08-18 11:16

A Catholic bishop in the Philippines has denounced the reported plan of an Islamic terrorist group to force hostages into the role of suicide bombers.

Chinese officials close down Buddhist monk’s crisis-pregnancy center

Fri, 2017-08-18 11:07

Chinese officials have closed down a home run by a Buddhist monk to provide for abandoned babies and women in crisis pregnancies.

Prominent English theologian says canon law should allow for correction of Pontiff

Fri, 2017-08-18 11:01

A noted English theologian has proposed amending the Code of Canon Law to include “a procedure for calling to order a Pope who teaches error.”

Australian prelate urges faithful to vote against same-sex marriage 

Fri, 2017-08-18 09:18

An Australian archbishop has urged Catholics to register to vote, in advance of a unusual postal referendum on legal recognition of same-sex marriage.

Cardinal Parolin, Patriarch Kirill won’t discuss papal visit 

Fri, 2017-08-18 09:05

When he visits Moscow later this month, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, will not be making plans for a papal visit to Russia, according to a spokesman for the Russian Catholic bishops’ conference.

Pope ‘greatly disturbed’ by Barcelona attack, prays for victims 

Fri, 2017-08-18 08:57

Pope Francis has sent a statement of sympathy and a promise of prayers to the victims of terrorist attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain.

Over 1 million people have fled South Sudan for Uganda 

Fri, 2017-08-18 08:53

More than 1 million refugees from South Sudan have flooded into Uganda, as the situation in the war-torn African country becomes intolerable.

Cardinal Urosa: Venezuelan bishops reject foreign military intervention, whether from US or Cuba 

Fri, 2017-08-18 08:45

The Catholic bishops of Venezuela “reject any foreign military interference” despite the country’s critical situation, said Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino of Caracas.

Catholic Church in Russia recalls victims of Communism 

Thu, 2017-08-17 13:06

The secretary-general of the Russian Catholic bishops’ conference has asked Christians in the West to help keep alive the memory of Russian Christians who died under Communist persecution.

Protests follow prison death of Pakistani Christian 

Thu, 2017-08-17 13:00

Christians in Pakistan have staged public demonstrations to demand an investigation into the death of a Christian man who died in police custody.

In foreword for book by abuse victim, Pope Francis repeats pledge to take action

Thu, 2017-08-17 12:54

Pope Francis has written a foreword to a new book by a Swiss man who was a victim of clerical abuse.

Church in El Salvador establishes Office of Lay Martyrs to honor civil-war victims

Thu, 2017-08-17 12:50

The Catholic Church in El Salvador has established an Office of Lay Martyrs, to honor those who were killed during the country’s civil war.

Church must clarify papal teaching, Cardinal Burke says

Thu, 2017-08-17 12:06

Cardinal Raymond Burke insisted that a clarification of Church teaching on divorce, remarriage, and the Eucharist is “now necessary,” in an interview with the weekly The Wanderer.

Cardinal Sarah urges faithful to resist ‘revolutionaries’ who attack faith and family

Thu, 2017-08-17 11:59

At a memorial Mass honoring the martyrs of the Vendée region in France, Cardinal Robert Sarah challenged Catholics to oppose “the modern persecutors of the Church,” and warned that today’s attack on the faith is centered on a bid to undermine the family.

Trump administration poised to end contraceptive mandate

Thu, 2017-08-17 09:23

The Trump administration will soon unveil new regulations that will exempt religious institutions from the “Obamacare” requirement that health-insurance programs must include contraceptive coverage, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Vatican donates to shelters for immigrants on Texas border

Thu, 2017-08-17 09:16

The Vatican has donated $175,000 to two centers serving immigrants and refugees in the Rio Grande valley in Texas.

India: Catholics rally against ‘one village, one denomination law’ 

Thu, 2017-08-17 09:12

Catholics in a small village in India’s state of Manipur have rallied to protest local officials’ decision that a Catholic who once lived in the village cannot be buried there.

Investigator in fetal-parts scandal wins legal battle against university employees 

Thu, 2017-08-17 09:07

The man responsible for a series of investigative reports on the involvement of Planned Parenthood with the sale of fetal body parts has won a court victory over researchers who had sought to prevent public disclosure of their involvement.