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Novemver 9, 2011
Diana von Glahn
13:57
March 3rd, 2011
Marie Joseph
14:43
Oct. 14, 2010
Fr. Michael Shea, C.M
26:16
May 26, 2010
Deacon Alvin A. Clay III
18:33

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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Help adolescents mature, rather than seek ‘eternal youth,’ Pope urges adults

Tue, 2017-06-20 13:14

Opening the annual pastoral conference of the Rome diocese on June 20, Pope Francis spoke about the education of adolescents.

Syrian Christians still suffering, emigrating, nuncio reports

Tue, 2017-06-20 12:50

The Christian population of Syria continues to experience “general and broad suffering,” the apostolic nuncio in that country told the AsiaNews service.

Papal ‘pilgrimage’ to honor Italian priest-activists

Tue, 2017-06-20 12:10

Pope Francis traveled to northern Italy on June 20, to pay tribute to two Italian priests known for their social activism in the 20th century.

Chaldean prelate challenges Christian families to return to area liberated from Islamic State

Tue, 2017-06-20 08:24

Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Sako has urged Iraqi Catholics to return to their homes in the Nineveh Plain regime, to help with the rebuilding process after the area was liberated from the Islamic State.

Vatican auditor resigns

Tue, 2017-06-20 08:18

The Vatican’s auditor general has resigned, in another apparent setback for the cause of financial reform.

Dubia cardinals make public plea for audience with Pontiff

Tue, 2017-06-20 05:49

The four cardinals who last year submitted dubia requesting clarification of Amoris Laetitia have now made public a letter pleading for an audience with Pope Francis.

Prelate calls for passage of Iraq and Syria genocide act

Tue, 2017-06-20 03:04

Bishop Oscar Cantú, chairman of the US bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace, has called upon the Senate to pass the Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act (H.R. 390).

200th anniversary of Church in South Africa

Tue, 2017-06-20 02:57

In 1818, Pope Pius VII established the Vicariate Apostolic of the Cape of Good Hope, the beginning of the institutional presence of the Church in South Africa. For the previous 150 years, Dutch colonizers had forbidden the practice of the Catholic faith.

+Cardinal Ivan Dias, 81

Tue, 2017-06-20 02:40

Cardinal Ivan Dias has died in Rome at the age of 81.

Ambassador calls on China to release bishop

Tue, 2017-06-20 02:09

Michael Clauss, Germany’s ambassador to China, has called upon Communist authorities to release Bishop Peter Shao Zhumin of Wenzhou, who has been held by police since May 18.

Catholic organizations issue World Refugee Day statement

Tue, 2017-06-20 01:52

Caritas, Catholic Charities USA, Jesuit Refugee Services, the Union of Superior Generals (USG), and other Catholic organizations have signed an ecumenical statement for World Refugee Day, which the United Nations commemorates on June 20.

Cardinal Nichols: prayers, support for Muslim community following attack

Tue, 2017-06-20 00:36

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster offered his prayers and support to members of the Muslim community following the Finsbury Park attack, in which a man drove a van into a crowd near a mosque.

Irish bishops announce plan for reform at Maynooth seminary

Mon, 2017-06-19 13:41

The Catholic bishops of Ireland have announced plans for reform of the national seminary, St. Patrick’s at Maynooth.

Italian bishops seek citizenship for children of immigrants

Mon, 2017-06-19 13:33

The Italian Catholic bishops’ conference has thrown its support behind a law that would offer citizenship to children of immigrants if they are born on Italian soil.

Judge weighs competing plans in Minnesota archdiocesan bankruptcy case

Mon, 2017-06-19 13:26

A federal bankruptcy-court judge had begun hearing arguments on the merits of two proposed settlements in the case of the Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minnesota: a plan submitted by the archdiocese and another plan offered by lawyers for sex-abuse victims.

Melkite Synod meets to elect new Patriarch

Mon, 2017-06-19 13:20

The Synod of the Melkite Catholic Church convened on June 19 in Ain Traz, Lebanon, to choose a new Patriarch.

Archbishop Paglia defends appointment of abortion supporter to Pontifical Academy for Life

Mon, 2017-06-19 12:29

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia has defended the appointment of an Oxford ethicist who supports legal abortion as a member of the Pontifical Academy for Life.

Maronite Patriach fears inadequate moral teaching, urges efforts to keep families intact

Mon, 2017-06-19 12:21

Maronite Catholic Patriarch Bechara Rai expressed concern about “deficiencies in the pastoral and spiritual formation of priests,” in his address to the Synod of Maronite bishops last week.

Dutch bishop nixed ‘Pink Saturday’ service at cathedral

Mon, 2017-06-19 11:48

A Dutch bishop has withdrawn his permission for an ecumenical prayer service to mark “Pink Saturday.”

Pope plans visit to Chile, Peru in 2018

Mon, 2017-06-19 11:07

Pope Francis will visit Chile and Peru in January 2018, the Vatican has announced.