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Cross Wires: Wednesday headlines

The latest news from home and abroad for Catholics

The Cloyne report into the Catholic Church in County Cork is due to be published by the Irish Government today.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-14121768

Archbishop of Canterbury (above left) launches appeal for Holy Land Christians, supported by Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster (above right).

http://www.episcopalchurch.org/81808_129023_ENG_HTM.htm

Northern Ireland Church calls for dialogue in diversity in wake of riots.

http://www.radiovaticana.org/en1/Articolo.asp?c=503881

Germany’s Catholic bishops are giving outside investigators access to personnel files from all 27 dioceses in Europe’s widest clerical sex abuse probe.

http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2011/07/12/German-church-hands-over-personnel-files/UPI-78551310496460/#ixzz1RvyolwqO

Catholic bishop feared dead in Democratic Republic of Congo air crash.

http://www.cathnewsusa.com/2011/07/catholic-bishop-feared-dead-in-african-air-crash/

The case of Farah Hatim, the Catholic girl Islamised by force, arrives at the High Court of Multan, Pakistan.

http://www.fides.org/aree/news/newsdet.php?idnews=29456&lan=eng

Priest killed at beach home, suspect arrested in Florida, US.

http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/07/12/2310718/suspect-arrested-in-death-of-priest.html

US judge stops Illinois from dropping Catholic charities from foster care.

http://www.christiannewswire.com/news/2360917360.html

AND FINALLY

Vatican newspaper says Harry Potter film champions values.

http://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/1102767.htm

– Cross Wires is the Scottish Catholic Observer’s blog.

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