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Cross Wires: Tuesday latest news

Catholic and religious headlines from Scotland and around the world

Pope Benedict XVI: The State must guarantee the free exercise of worship.

Scots back end to Act of Settlement discrimination.

Catholic Church in Scotland spokesman decries Professor Sir Ian Wilmut’s view that ‘Scots families should stop at two children.

Aaqil Ahmed, the BBC’s head of religion and ethics, has moved to quash rumours that Songs of Praise will become a multi-faith programme.

Anglican Bishop of London: St Paul’s dean’s departure is ‘a tragedy.’ (Video link)

Bishop Martin Drennan of Galway said Irish president elect Michael D Higgins is now called on to serve the country in a very special way.

Cardinal Kurt Koch tells US lecture audience many Jews approve the potential canonisation of Pope Pius XII.

A group calling themselves Occupy the Vatican disrupted service at a downtown Vancouver church on Sunday, demanding justice for residential school survivors.

Battle between Catholic groups and the US President Obama’s administration over health-care law, abortion and birth control issues reignites over end funding of to bishops’ work against human trafficking.

Deacon Greg Kandra: The changing face of Christianity in the Holy Land.


Rome hosts Renaissance art exhibition of Italian giants with a 3-D twist.

The Case: is daytime TV ready for assisted suicide?

– Cross Wires is the Scottish Catholic Observer blog

Comments - One Response

  1. Philip M. McGhee says:

    Wrong. You can’t have a booming economy,without having an increasing birthrate. Greece is already showing this. There is also a bit of racism in the Neo-Malthusian agenda. What to look forward to with declinging birthrates,shifts in national identity. The next Albanian stae–Macedonia; the next province of Russia — Estonia and then in 2068,there will be a new Arab state –Israel!!!

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