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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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‘Underground’ Chinese bishop reported back in diocese, but still held in custody

Mon, 2017-06-19 10:56

Bishop Peter Shao Zhumin of Wenzhou, who has been held by police since May 18, has apparently returned to Wenzhou, put remains under custody at an undisclosed location.

Rosary helps us unite our lives to Christ’s: papal message to Marian shrine

Mon, 2017-06-19 02:56

Pope Francis sent a video message to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Blessed Virgin of Ta’ Pinu in Malta on the occasion of the installation of three new mosaics.

The Eucharist comforts us with God’s love, Pope preaches in Corpus Christi homily

Mon, 2017-06-19 02:44

Pope Francis celebrated Mass for the feast of Corpus Christi at the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran on June 18.

Personal encounter with refugees removes prejudices, Pope tells faithful

Mon, 2017-06-19 02:24

Following the recitation of the Angelus in St. Peter’s Square on June 18, Pope Francis recalled that June 20 is the United Nations’ World Refugee Day.

Pontiff: in the Eucharist, Christ sustains us on the pilgrimage to eternal life

Mon, 2017-06-19 02:14

In his Angelus address for the feast of Corpus Christi, Pope Francis said that “the crucified Son of Man is the true paschal Lamb, which makes one come out of sin and sustains one on the way to the Promised Land.”

Helmut Kohl was a ‘great statesman,’ Pope says upon his death

Sun, 2017-06-18 22:47

Pope Francis paid tribute to Helmut Kohl as a “great statesman” following his death on June 16 at the age of 87.

Merkel meets with Pope

Sun, 2017-06-18 22:39

Pope Francis received German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a private audience at the Apostolic Palace on June 17.Merkel subsequently met with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, and Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, the Secretary for Relations with States.

7 beatification causes advance

Sun, 2017-06-18 22:33

In a June 16 audience with the prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Pope Francis approved the publication of decrees that advance seven beatification causes.

Discastery sees need to explore excommunication for corruption, mafia association

Sun, 2017-06-18 21:34

The Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, in conjunction with the Pontifical Academy for Social Sciences, hosted an “International Debate on Corruption” on June 15.

Pope Francis recalls Avignon papacy

Sun, 2017-06-18 21:19

Pope Francis has appointed Cardinal Paul Poupard, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Culture, as his special envoy at the commemoration of the 700th anniversary of the enclave of the Popes in Avignon.

Papal condolences following Grenfell Tower fire

Sun, 2017-06-18 20:43

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, has sent a telegram of condolence in Pope Francis’s name in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire.

Priest says charge against Cardinal Pell involves ‘physically impossible’ scenario

Fri, 2017-06-16 11:52

An Australian priest has told police that a sexual-abuse charge against Cardinal George Pell could not possibly be accurate.

Vatican calls for negotiations, elections to resolve Venezuelan crisis.

Fri, 2017-06-16 11:44

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, has told Latin American leaders that the Holy See supports negotiations to resolve the political and economic crisis in Latin America.

Pope names no. 2 official of new dicastery

Fri, 2017-06-16 02:32

Pope Francis has named Father Bruno Marie Duffé as the secretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.

Austrian bishops discuss security

Fri, 2017-06-16 01:47

Listening to military experts, the bishops of Austria discussed global security and security at churches during their summer meeting at the Marian shrine of Mariazell.

Israeli official sees ‘obvious progress’ in negotiations with Vatican

Fri, 2017-06-16 01:28

An Israeli government official said that he sees signs of “obvious progress” in negotiations with the Vatican toward a final diplomatic agreement establishing the legal and economic status of Church institutions in the Holy Land.

69 priests resign posts in Indonesian diocese

Fri, 2017-06-16 00:54

Accusing their bishop of embezzling funds and having an affair, 69 of the 167 priests in the Diocese of Ruteng, Indonesia, have resigned from their diocesan and parish posts.

New Swedish cardinal: ‘Europe is not lost for Christianity’

Fri, 2017-06-16 00:38

Cardinal-designate Anders Arborelius, who was recently named Sweden’s first cardinal, said that the papal visit last fall has made the Church a more accepted part of the secular society.

WCC leader surveys ecumenical landscape

Fri, 2017-06-16 00:12

Olav Fykse Tveit, the Norwegian Lutheran who heads the World Council of Churches, said in a recent report that the contemporary ecumenical landscape can be interpreted in two ways.

Turn to St. Anthony, Pope encourages faithful

Thu, 2017-06-15 23:04

At the conclusion of his June 14 general audience, Pope Francis recommended devotion to St. Anthony of Padua (1195-1231), whose memorial the Church celebrated the previous day.