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Cross Wires: Wednesday headlines

The latest Catholic news and analysis from home and abroad

Catholic Media Office Director Peter Kearney (above): We must not demonise universally accepted and legitimate symbols.

http://www.scotsman.com/news/Analysis-We-must-not-demonise.6789108.jp

UVF blamed for loyalist mob’s rampage on Catholic enclave in Northern Ireland.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/uvf-blamed-for-loyalist-mobs-rampage-on-catholic-enclave-2300781.html

Catholic Care denied right to appeal but fight may continue over Catholic adoption.

http://tinyurl.com/6h9c4sl

The president of the Vatican Bank has said that emerging economies may be the only countries experiencing economic growth over the coming decades, while Western nations are crippled by lack of productivity, uncompetitive labor markets, and aging populations.

http://www.newsmax.com/EdwardPentin/vatican-economy-EttoreGottiTedeschi/2011/06/21/id/400761

Vatican Museums opens room for Matisse designs for French chapel.

http://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/1102470.htm

EGYPT: Change in law may make building churches easier

http://www.acnuk.org/news.php/231/egypt-change-in-law-may-make-building-churches-easier

AND FINALLY

30 years since apparitions of Virgin Mary at Medjugorje (video).

http://www.romereports.com/palio/index.php?newlang=english

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

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