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Novemver 9, 2011
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March 3rd, 2011
Marie Joseph
Oct. 14, 2010
Fr. Michael Shea, C.M
May 26, 2010
Deacon Alvin A. Clay III

The Sacred Heart of Jesus Devotion

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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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Polish bishops weigh statement affirming traditional stands on marriage and divorce (Catholic Herald)

Thu, 2017-10-19 00:10
The document now being discussed by the Polish bishops would strongly reaffirm the teaching of Familiaris Consortio, stating that Catholics who divorce and remarry may receive Communion only if they commit to living as brother and sister.

Australian churches defaced by gay activists as same-sex marriage debate escalates (Catholic Herald)

Thu, 2017-10-19 00:10
Protestant churches in Melbourne were marked with graffiti that included swastikas and slogans denouncing opposition to same-sex marriage.

Vatican warns UN of 'humanitarian disaster' in Yemen (Holy See Mission)

Thu, 2017-10-19 00:10
Speaking at a UN session on the Middle East, Archbishop Bernardito Auza repeated the “unwavering support” of the Holy See to a two-state solution for Israel and Palestine. The archbishop also warned that fighting in Yemen is creating “a humanitarian disaster of apocalyptic proportions.” And he praised the nations that have provided temporary shelter for a flood of refugees from Syria—naming Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Turkey, and Egypt.

Chaldean Patriarch makes plea for unity in Iraq (AsiaNews)

Thu, 2017-10-19 00:10
Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako has issued an appeal for unity in Iraq, warning against “new conflicts” and urging political leaders to ensure that they are “protecting people before oil wells.”

Vatican envoy asks UN action to protect outer space (Holy See Mission)

Thu, 2017-10-19 00:10
“Better norms for the protection of outer space are imperative,” Archbishop Bernardito Auza said at a UN meeting on protection of space. The archbishop referred to the “increasing problem of space pollution” and stressed that outer space should be recognized and protected as a “universal common good.”

Pope to future business leaders: don't 'blindly obey' market forces (Vatican Press Office)

Thu, 2017-10-19 00:10
Speaking on October 19 to students from the Institution des Chartreux in Lyon, France, Pope Francis remarked that the students were likely to be the leaders of tomorrow, and urged them “in your future professional life learn to be free from the lure of money, from the slavery into which money shuts those who worship it.” In business, he said, they should show “the courage not to blindly obey the invisible hand of the market.”

Pope greets Methodist delegation, salutes 50 years of ecumenical work (Vatican Press Office)

Thu, 2017-10-19 00:10
Pope Francis told members of the Methodist World Council that “we cannot grow in holiness without growing in communion.”

Quebec bans burka in public services (National Post)

Thu, 2017-10-19 00:10
Lawmakers in Quebec have approved legislation that bars women from veiling their faces when they are receiving public services. The ban applies to the use of public transportation, or public hospitals and libraries. Supporters insisted that the law was not targeting any religious group.

Father James Martin and human respect (The Catholic Thing)

Wed, 2017-10-18 08:10
Alan Anderson notes that Father James Martin is identified by a friend as the “chaplain” to The Colbert Report. “How pleasing your words must be to the world.”

Religions should unite to promote peace, care for environment, Pope says (Vatican Radio)

Wed, 2017-10-18 08:10
Speaking on October 18 to a delegation from the ecumenical group Religions for Peace, Pope Francis said: “Religions, with their spiritual and moral resources, have a specific and unique role to play in building peace.” He said that invoking religious beliefs to incite violence is an offense against all faiths.
The Pope said that along with the quest for peace, religious groups should unit “to further a moral ‎covenant ‎that can promote respect for the dignity of the human person and care for ‎creation.” 

Pope deplores Mogadishu terror attack (Vatican Radio)

Wed, 2017-10-18 06:10
The Pope said that the attack “deserves to be most strongly deplored, also because it falls on a population that is already suffering deeply.” Click here for more information about the attack.

Church in India prays for imprisoned Orissa Christians (Fides)

Wed, 2017-10-18 06:10
The eastern Indian state of Orissa was the site of an anti-Christian pogrom in 2008.

Pope devotes Wednesday general audience to Christian hope and the reality of death (Vatican Radio)

Wed, 2017-10-18 06:10
At his weekly audience the Pope reflected on the reality of death, which Christians can face with hope. “For whoever believes, it is a door wide open,” the Pontiff said. “For whoever doubts, it is a flickering light that filters out of a door that has not completely closed.”

Philippine president declares Marawi liberated as battle goes on (Reuters)

Wed, 2017-10-18 05:10
In May, Islamist militants stormed the city, desecrating the cathedral and taking the vicar general and others hostage.

Caritas distributes food to 70,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh (AsiaNews)

Wed, 2017-10-18 05:10
Pope Francis is scheduled to visit Myanmar and Bangladesh in late November and early December.