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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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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



Vatican newspaper says Harry Potter film champions values.


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

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