August 11 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS     print icon print

POTW-WYD

Cross Wires: Thursday headlines

The latest Catholic news from home and abroad

Cardinal Antonio Maria Rouco Varela of Madrid of  thanks World Youth Day volunteers, prays for good weather. (Photo: Pilgrims in Spain prepare for WYD)

http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/cardinal-thanks-world-youth-day-volunteers-prays-for-good-weather/

Spanish airport workers call off strike during Pope’s visit.

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/1146307/1/.html

Prime Minister David Cameron has hit out at the rioters for ‘a complete lack of responsibility, a lack of proper parenting, a lack of proper upbringing, a lack of proper ethics, a lack of proper morals.’

http://www.christian.org.uk/news/riots-lack-of-morals-and-parenting-says-cameron/

Report on abuse in Raphoe Diocese, Co Donegal, Ireland, is expected to be published by the Bishop of Raphoe, Dr Philip Boyce, in the next two weeks.

http://www.independent.ie/national-news/hundreds-of-children-abused-by-20-priests-2845362.html

A record number of couples in Ireland are availing of marriage counselling services, according to the Catholic marriage care service Accord.

http://www.rte.ie/news/2011/0811/accord.html

The findings of a report into the killing of Catholic Belfast man William McKavanagh by soldiers in 1971 will be released today.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-14482987

Vatican aims to regain trust of US religious women, official says.

http://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/1103169.htm

Blessed John Paul II’s blood to be displayed in Mexico.

http://www.christianpost.com/news/pope-john-paul-iis-blood-to-be-displayed-in-mexico-53707/

AND FINALLY

David and Victoria Beckhams’ baby daughter has been defended as benefit to humanity according to a population expert after the celebrity couple faced condemnation for having another child.

http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/beckhams-baby-defended-as-benefit-to-humanity/

-Cross Wires is the Scottish Catholic Observer blog

Leave a Reply

latest opinions

Faith and forgiveness in the Democratic Republic of Congo

April 17th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Reporter Ryan McDougall explains why we shouldn't forgot about SCIAF's...


The virtue of patience will see us all through

March 30th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

James Bundy finds lessons from the saints for the present...


Rich lessons to be learned from an unsought sabbatical

March 30th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Fr Ronald Rolheiser explains why we must show love to...


We must remember the victory of Easter

March 30th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Fr Jim Clarke says it is important that we remember...



Social media

Latest edition

p1

exclusively in the paper

  • Unite in prayer against the virus, Paisley bishop pleads
  • Papal award recognises 60 years of Faithful service
  • Catholic high school leads trend with positive outcomes for pupils
  • New memorials celebrate Croy’s proud mining heritage
  • Top Catholic university rolls out programme in Scotland

Previous editions

Previous editions of the Scottish Catholic Observer newspaper are only available to subscribed Members. To download previous editions of the paper, please subscribe.

note: registered members only.

Read the SCO