Cross Wires: Wednesday headlines
Latest Catholic news from home and abroad
Pope Benedict XVI (above) sends €50 thousand donation to help Horn of Africa.
At least 500 000 malnourished children at risk in areas of the Horn of Africa.
Bishop Arthur Roche of Leeds, chairman of (ICEL) speaks on new Missal in podcast.
Fr Federico Lombardi has rejected harsh criticism of the Vatican in the wake of the Cloyne Report on the handling of priestly sex abuse cases.
Fr Michael O’Flaherty is to take over from Monica McWilliams as chief commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission.
The other US appointment yesterday: Savannah’s new bishop Fr Gregory J Hartmayer ‘surprised’ by appointment. (Video)
The Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, speaking on US presidential candidate Michele Bachmann’s decision to leave the denomination, denies being bigoted toward Catholics.
Federal Court orders Ten Commandments removed from Florida Courthouse in the US.
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