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The Sacred Heart of Jesus Devotion

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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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South African cardinal: BBC ‘propaganda’ harms society

16 hours 43 min ago

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is undermining Christian morality with a consistent propaganda campaign, charges Cardinal Wilfrid Napier of Durban, South Africa.

US bishops’ conference forms committee against racism

16 hours 51 min ago

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has formed an ad hoc committee to combat racism.

Ugandan prelate: push for women’s ordination causing divisions in Catholic Church

16 hours 59 min ago

Archbishop John Baptist Odama of Gulu, Uganda has called for an end to the drive for the ordination of female Catholic priests, saying that advocates are “bringing a lot of tension into the Church.”

Venezuela’s Maduro claims fear of US invasion, asks Pope for help

17 hours 4 min ago

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has charged that the US is preparing to invade his country, and asked Pope Francis to help ward off the threat.

Pope prays for Ischia earthquake victims

17 hours 10 min ago

At the conclusion of his regular weekly public audience on August 23, Pope Francis offered a prayer for the victims of an earthquake that struck the island of Ischia, near Naples, on August 21.

Archbishop says Nigerian government should compensate Boko Haram victims

17 hours 13 min ago

A Nigerian archbishop has argued that the country’s government should provide compensation to the victims of Boko Haram terrorist attacks.

Pontiff reflects on Christian hope and the heavenly Jerusalem

20 hours 51 min ago

Continuing his series of Wednesday general audiences on Christian hope, Pope Francis spoke about the heavenly Jerusalem in his August 23 address in Paul VI Audience Hall.

‘We need fear nothing,’ Burkina Faso bishop says following terrorist attack

Wed, 2017-08-23 00:35

Following an August 13 jihadist terrorist attack in Burkina Faso’s capital, a bishop encouraged the Catholic faithful not to be afraid.

Canadian prelate denounces racism following Charlottesville violence

Wed, 2017-08-23 00:23

The president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops offered prayers and expressed condolences to the bishops of the United States following the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Paraguayan bishop: ‘there is no justice’ in region

Wed, 2017-08-23 00:15

A bishop who ministers in Paraguay’s sparsely populated Chaco region said that the region’s public defenders obtain their positions through political connections, but then choose to work in other areas of the country.

Nigerian bishops warn of simmering ethnic, regional tensions

Tue, 2017-08-22 23:57

Recalling the 50th anniversary of the Nigerian Civil War (1967-70), the bishops of Nigeria have issued “Enough of This Drum Beat of War,” a statement warning that simmering ethnic, regional, and religious tensions have the potential to explode.

Virginia congressman: ‘something bold’ must be done to help Iraq’s Christians

Tue, 2017-08-22 23:38

Following a visit to Iraq, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) offered policy recommendations to assist Iraq’s beleaguered Christians.

Report: 3 Kenyan Christians killed after refusing to convert to Islam

Tue, 2017-08-22 23:28

Members of the jihadist group Al-Shabaab hacked three Kenyan Christians to death after they refused to heed a demand to convert to Islam, according to World Watch Monitor, which reports on the persecution of Christians.

Theme announced for papal trip to Chile

Tue, 2017-08-22 23:11

The Vatican has released the theme and logo for Pope Francis’s four-day apostolic journey to Chile, which begins on January 18.

Australian archbishop warns Church workers: same-sex marriage may lead to dismissal

Tue, 2017-08-22 12:11

Archbishop Denis Hart of Melbourne, Australia, has warned that Church employees could lose their jobs if they enter into same-sex marriages.

Chilean court upholds bill allowing legal abortion

Tue, 2017-08-22 12:07

Chile’s top court has upheld legislation that allows for legal abortion in some circumstances.

Historian sees Catholic involvement in plot to end Nazi Holocaust

Tue, 2017-08-22 12:03

In a new book, a Canadian historian suggests that a Swiss Catholic politician and a papal nuncio worked with others to persuade Heinrich Himmler to bring an end to the Nazi campaign to exterminate Europe’s Jews.

Russian Patriarch says Moscow, Vatican agree on crisis in Ukraine

Tue, 2017-08-22 11:48

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill said that the Moscow patriarchate and the Vatican were close to agreement on the situation in Ukraine, after an August 22 meeting with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State.

Northern Ireland: court finds no ‘right’ to same-sex marriage

Tue, 2017-08-22 11:35

Northern Ireland’s highest court has dismissed the argument that European law requires legal recognition of same-sex marriage.

Virginia priest reveals past KKK membership, before change of heart

Tue, 2017-08-22 09:02

A Catholic priest in Virginia has taken a leave of absence from ministry after revealing that he was once an active member of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK).