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21-POPE-BENEDICT

Cross Wires: Tuesday headlines

The latest Catholic news from home and abroad

New evangelisation begins with heart that believes, loves, hopes,  Pope Benedict XVI said yesterday.

http://www.oecumene.radiovaticana.org/en1/Articolo.asp?c=495842

The spiritual leader of the Catholic Church in England and Wales has praised traditional marriage as a ‘public good.’

http://ncronline.org/news/global/english-archbishop-marriage-public-good

The Catholic Church is concerned that the morning-after pill is now freely available in Wales even to under-16s.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-13755796

The Catholic Church has beatified the venerated priest Alois Andritzki, who was murdered by the Nazis at the Dachau concentration camp.

http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15151888,00.html

Rome university, Vatican to promote best practices in fighting abuse.

http://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/1102342.htm

Holy See speaks to problem of unemployment.

http://www.zenit.org/article-32844?l=english

Caritas Australia was devastated to learn about the loss of two extraordinary Catholic church aid workers in Sudan.

http://au.christiantoday.com/article/humanitarian-group-devastated-by-death-of-two-catholic-aid-workers-in-sudan/11293.htm

‘Ethnic cleansing’ reported in Sudan.

http://www.oecumene.radiovaticana.org/en1/Articolo.asp?c=495643

Reports of victims of forced conversions to Islam, rapes and forced marriages in Pakistan.

http://continentalnews.net/christian-news/reports-of-victims-of-forced-conversions-to-islam-rapes-and-forced-marriages-8734.html

780-year-old Catholic relic stolen from Long Beach Church in the US.

http://www.examiner.com/city-buzz-in-los-angeles/780-year-old-catholic-relic-stolen-from-st-anthony-s-church-long-beach#ixzz1PEKYlfJZ

AND FINALLY

The president of one of America’s leading Catholic universities has proposed a simple solution to today’s ‘hook-up’ culture: do away with coed dorms.

http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/catholic-u-president-its-time-to-ditch-coed-dorms/

—Cross Wires is the Scottish Catholic Observer newspaper’s blog

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