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The Sacred Heart of Jesus Devotion

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Hindu leader slanders Mother Teresa; prelates respond (Fides)

Tue, 2017-10-10 22:10
Church leaders in India have condemned public statements by a prominent Hindu leader, Swami Parpoornanda Saraswathi, who told a television audience that Mother Teresa of Calcutta had “organized the illegal trafficking of 50,000 women, making them work as nuns after converting them to Christianity.” Archbishop Thumma Bala of Hyperabad said that statement was “an insult to the nation,” noting that Mother Teresa had won India’s highest honors.

Abuse trial begins in England for former abbot after five-year manhunt (Daily Mail)

Tue, 2017-10-10 22:10
An English court heard prosecutors’ charges that Father Laurence Soper jumped bail, withdrew over $200,000 from an Italian bank account, and hid in Kosovo before finally being arrested last year. Father Soper, the fomer abbot of Ealing Abbey, was originally arrested in 2010 on charges of molesting adolescent boys.

Dicastery for Integral Human Development issues message for World Sight Day (Vatican Press Office)

Tue, 2017-10-10 22:10
A message from the Vatican’s dicastery for Integral Human Development, signed by Cardinal Peter Turkson, notes that 90% of the people suffering from blindness live in impoverished countries, and 80% of their cases may be curable. The statement calls for international action to provide help for the blind.

350,000 protestors in Barcelona call for continued union with Spain (Washington Post)

Tue, 2017-10-10 05:10
L’Osservatore Romano (10/9-10/10 edition) devoted prominent front-page coverage to this story.

New wave of Rohingya refugees flee Myanmar for Bangladesh (AFP)

Tue, 2017-10-10 05:10
Pope Francis is scheduled to visit both nations in late November.

Program announced for Pope's apostolic visit to Myanmar, Bangladesh (Vatican Press Office)

Tue, 2017-10-10 05:10
Pope Francis will depart for Myanmar on November 26 and return to Rome on December 2.

Leading Indonesian prelate meets with leader of parliament (Fides)

Tue, 2017-10-10 04:10
Indonesia, the world’s 4th-most populous nation, is 87% Muslim, 7% Protestant, and 3% Catholic.

Dominican Republic: bishop decries corrupt judiciary (Fides)

Tue, 2017-10-10 04:10
The Caribbean nation of 10.6 million is 95% Catholic.

New Canadian bishops' conference president outlines vision for future (Vatican Radio)

Tue, 2017-10-10 03:10
Bishop Lionel Gendron of Saint-Jean-Longueuil discussed Amoris Laetitia and the continued response to the priestly abuse of children in residential schools for First Nations (Native American) children. The prelate warned that a papal apology for abuse in Canada could lead to lawsuits.

Capuchin Franciscan friar beatified in Milan (Vatican Insider)

Tue, 2017-10-10 03:10
Blessed Arsenius of Trigolo (Giuseppe Antonio Migliavacca, 1849-1909) founded the Sisters of Mary Most Holy Consolatrix and exhibited “Ignatian rigor and Franciscan simplicity,” according to a recent letter by the Capuchin general minister.