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Cross Wires: Tuesday headlines

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“Priority is to ensure safety, I think the will to make peace is prevailing,” according to Mgr Giovanni Innocenzo Martinelli (above), Apostolic Vicar of Tripoli, Libya.

Indian bishops apprise Holy Father of concerns, challenges facing Church.

Disabled people are being set up to fail says Catholic Social Services in Australia and three other charities.

Cardinal Andrzej Maria Deskur, confidant to Pope John Paul II, died on Sunday aged 87.

New leaders for Vatican city-state administration.

The Vatican has not changed its position on recognising Kosovo, according to Fr Federico Lombardi, the director of the Vatican press service.

The Catholic Church has denounced acts of abuse by pro-government crowds against a prominent Cuban opposition group.


Caroline Farrow: A Catholic view: is Mensch’s abortion amendment a muddle or master stroke?


Marginalising marriage: Why this trend threatens society.

-Cross Wires is the Scottish Catholic Observer blog

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