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The Sacred Heart of Jesus Devotion

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Stolen relic of St. John Bosco is recovered

Thu, 2017-06-15 12:57

A relic of St. John Bosco, which was stolen from the basilica in Castelnuova, Italy earlier this month, has been recovered.

US bishops extend mandate of committees on religious liberty, immigration reform

Thu, 2017-06-15 12:52

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has chosen to extend the life of two committees: an ad hoc committee on religious liberty and a working group on immigration.

Pope writes preface to Cardinal Turkson’s book on corruption

Thu, 2017-06-15 07:01

Pope Francis has contributed a preface to a new book-length interview with Cardinal Peter Turkson that focuses on the human costs of political corruption.

Christian population of Iraq, Syria halved since 2011

Thu, 2017-06-15 06:54

The number of Christians living in Syria and Iraq has been cut in half—and perhaps significantly further—since the onset of the Syrian civil war in 2011, according to a new report.

Former secretary to two Popes releases new book

Thu, 2017-06-15 06:48

In a book based on his experiences as secretary to two Pontiffs, Archbishop Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki reveals that St. John Paul II considered resignation as his health declined, but was persuaded to remain in office for the good of the Church.

Suspended Guam archbishop awaits canonical trial outcome before settling abuse suits

Thu, 2017-06-15 06:39

A lawyer representing Archbishop Anthony Apuron, who is a defendant in several sex-abuse lawsuits brought by young men in Guam, has indicated that the prelate will not settle those lawsuits until the Vatican concludes his canonical trial.

English political leader steps down, says party stands incompatible with Christian faith

Thu, 2017-06-15 06:31

The leader of Britain’s Liberal Democrat Party has resigned, saying that the party’s platform is no longer compatible with his Christian faith.

Bishops’ commission welcomes EU document on resilience

Thu, 2017-06-15 02:20

The European Commission and the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy have issued a 24-page “Strategic Approach to Resilience in the EU’s external action.”

Papal support for Day for Life

Thu, 2017-06-15 02:00

Pope Francis has sent a message of support for the British bishops’ annual Day for Life, which takes place this year on June 18.

Maduro calls for papal intervention

Thu, 2017-06-15 01:45

Amid continued protests against his authoritarian regime, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said he would call upon Pope Francis to ask the opposition to stop “training children” to engage in protests.

Australia: abuse victims angered by apology service

Thu, 2017-06-15 01:10

Some of the Australians who suffered abuse at a Catholic boarding school are angry that the school is apologizing within the context of a prayer service at the school.

US bishops ask forgiveness for role in abuse scandal

Thu, 2017-06-15 00:53

The US bishops gathered at the cathedral in Indianapolis on the evening of June 14 to express their prayer for victims of sexual abuse and their penance for their role in the abuse scandal.

Nuncio challenges US bishops to evangelization, solidarity

Thu, 2017-06-15 00:28

The apostolic nuncio to the United States addressed the US bishops as they began their spring meeting in Indianapolis.

Israeli and Vatican negotiators still short of long-awaited diplomatic accord

Wed, 2017-06-14 13:31

A joint Vatican-Israeli working commission met in Rome on June 13 to continue negotiations aimed at a final diplomatic agreement establishing the legal and economic status of Church institutions in the Holy Land.

Cameroon bishops urge police action to solve bishop’s brutal murder

Wed, 2017-06-14 13:19

“Bishop Jean Marie Benoit Balla did not commit suicide; he was brutally murdered,” the Catholic bishops of Cameroon have said, calling for action to find those responsible for “this hateful, unacceptable crime.”

Leader of Brazilian movement steps down amid rumors of Vatican investigation

Wed, 2017-06-14 13:11

Msgr. Joao Scognamiglio Cia Dias, the founder and superior of the movement known as the Heralds of the Gospel, has stepped down, opening the way for the selection of his successor.

Council of Cardinals weighs plans for decentralization of Church governance

Wed, 2017-06-14 12:41

The Council of Cardinals discussed proposals for decentralizing the governance of the Church, during its three-day meeting in Rome this week.

Rome’s mayor calls for moratorium on immigration

Wed, 2017-06-14 12:05

Rome’s Mayor Virginia Raggi has asked the Italian government to stop the flow of immigrants into the country’s capital.

New Hampshire diocese joins trend toward earlier confirmation

Wed, 2017-06-14 12:00

The Diocese of Manchester, New Hampshire, will soon join other US dioceses that schedule Confirmation alongside First Communion, typically for students in the 3rd grade.

Archbishop vacates apartment in Rome, offers it to Syrian refugees

Wed, 2017-06-14 11:51

Archbishop Konrad Krajewski has moved out of his apartment in Rome to make it available to a family of refugees from Syria.