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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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Archbishop Paglia defends leadership of Pontifical Academy for Life

Wed, 2017-06-07 11:30

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia has answered criticisms of his leadership of the Pontifical Academy for Life, in a lengthy interview with Edward Pentin of the National Catholic Register.

Australian court refuses to dismiss charges against archbishop for failure to report abuse

Wed, 2017-06-07 07:35

An Australian court has rejected a bid by Archbishop Philip Wilson of Adelaide to dismiss charges against him for alleged failure to report sexual abuse by a priest.

Cardinal Sarah rips ‘inhuman contempt for Benedict XVI’

Wed, 2017-06-07 07:27

Cardinal Robert Sarah said that critics of Pope-emeritus Benedict XVI have shown their “vulgarity” by complaining that the retired Pontiff has written a preface to the cardinal’s new book, The Power of Silence.

Cameroon: bishop’s death seen as likely murder, not suicide

Wed, 2017-06-07 07:19

The death of a Catholic bishop in Cameroon, originally viewed by police as a likely suicide, is now being investigated as a probable murder.

Russian Catholics seek reassurance from Pope

Wed, 2017-06-07 07:14

Members of the Russian Catholic Church—one of the smaller Byzantine-rite churches in communion with Rome—fear that they may be forgotten by Vatican officials anxious to improve relations with the Russian Orthodox Church, reports Francis X. Rocca of the Wall Street Journal:

Notre Dame attacker claimed allegiance to Islamic State: report

Wed, 2017-06-07 07:03

The man who attacked a police officer outside the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris on June 6 had reportedly pledged his allegiance to the Islamic State.

Pray for peace on June 8, Pope asks faithful

Wed, 2017-06-07 03:27

Pope Francis has encouraged the faithful to pray for peace for a minute on June 8.

Pontiff encourages Sacred Heart devotion in June

Wed, 2017-06-07 03:16

At the conclusion of his June 7 general audience, Pope Francis recalled that June is the month dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Pope Francis: God’s Fatherhood is the ‘wellspring of our hope’

Wed, 2017-06-07 03:12

Continuing his series of Wednesday general audiences devoted to Christian hope, Pope Francis devoted his June 7 audience to “God’s paternity, wellspring of our hope.”

Hong Kong prelate takes part in pro-democracy prayer rally

Wed, 2017-06-07 02:20

Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Ha Chi-shing of Hong Kong took part in a Pentecost prayer rally for democracy in China.

Prelate concerned about Philippine Catholics in Qatar

Wed, 2017-06-07 01:57

As nations of the Middle East and North Africa downgrade or break their diplomatic relations with Qatar over its reported links to terrorism, a Philippine bishop said that he was “worried” about Philippine workers there but “optimistic that they will not be affected.”

Pence reflects on Catholic upbringing, says Catholics have an ally in President Trump

Wed, 2017-06-07 01:38

Vice President Mike Pence addressed the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast on June 6 and expressed his “deep appreciation for the Church’s rich contributions to the fabric of American life.”

Vatican newspaper: women religious need to be involved in Church’s decision-making

Wed, 2017-06-07 01:17

Vocations to women’s religious communities will continue to plummet unless women religious participate in decision-making in the Church, Lucetta Scaraffia argued in a front-page essay in the June 7 edition of L’Osservatore Romano.

Cardinal Turkson suggests greater UN role in conserving ocean resources

Tue, 2017-06-06 11:10

Cardinal Peter Turkson called for “a more effective and unified UN approach” to managing ocean resources, in a June 6 address to session on marine resources at UN headquarters in New York.

Over 300,000 view relics of St. Nicholas in Moscow

Tue, 2017-06-06 11:03

More than 300,000 Russians have viewed the relics of St. Nicholas since they were exposed for veneration in Moscow’s Christ the Saviour cathedral three weeks ago.

English bishop issues liturgical norms for Neocatechumenal Way

Tue, 2017-06-06 08:49

Bishop Michael Campbell of Lancaster, England, has announced norms for the liturgies of the Neocatechumenal Way in his diocese, citing a “growing sense of unease” about the group’s practices.

Chinese ‘underground’ bishop still in government custody

Tue, 2017-06-06 08:40

Catholics in China’s Wenzhou dicoese have heard nothing about the whereabouts of Bishop Peter Shao Zhumin, more than two weeks after he was called to meet with local government officials, the AsiaNews service reports.

Venezuelan bishops to meet with Pope, discuss country’s crisis

Tue, 2017-06-06 08:22

The leaders of the Venezuelan bishops’ conference will meet with Pope Francis on Thursday, June 8.

Police shoot attacker at Notre Dame in Paris

Tue, 2017-06-06 07:29

Police shot and wounded a man who attacked a police officer with a hammer outside the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris on June 6.

Denmark repeals 1683 law against blasphemy

Tue, 2017-06-06 02:20

The Danish parliament has repealed the nation’s 1683 against blasphemy.