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Cross Wires: Tuesday headlines

Latest Catholic news from home and abroad

Parish priest Fr Peter Lennon, of St Joseph’s Church in Helensburgh, said deaths of a 21-year-old man and his eight-year-old sister (above) in a fire at a flat in Argyll and Bute were ‘dreadful.’

http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/news/Murder-hunt-after-fire-kills.6807023.jp

Former referees chief Hugh Dallas’ action for unfair dismissal against the Scottish Football Association over an offensive e-mail about Pope Benedict XVI has been settled out of court.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2018581/Hugh-Dallas-gets-SFA-settlement-Pope-email.html#ixzz1TA0wFyuc

Fr Pål Bratbak, spokesman for the Catholic Church in Norway, told said that the horror of Friday’s tragic events has not yet sunk in.

http://www.oecumene.radiovaticana.org/en1/Articolo.asp?c=507198

Rome: emergency summit on famine in Somalia.

http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=18665

Parliament in mainly Catholic Malta has passed a historic law legalising divorce which now only requires the president’s signature.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-14285882

Retired Italian Cardinal Virgilio Noe, a liturgist and former archpriest of St Peter’s Basilica, died July 24 at the age of 89.

http://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/1102936.htm

The prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Cardinal Antonio Canizares Llovera, is encouraging young people to see Benedict XVI as the ‘Pope of hope.’

http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/vatican-cardinal-benedict-xvi-is-the-pope-of-hope/

Police rearrest ailing Catholic priest Nguyen Van Ly. The Vietnamese pro-democracy activist is returned to jail following a medical parole.

http://www.rfa.org/english/news/vietnam/priest-07252011174742.html

Cross Wires is the Scottish Catholic Observer blog

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  1. keno says:

    Thank you ever so for this blog article.Thanks Again. Neat.

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