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Cross Wires: Monday headlines

Breaking Catholic news from Scotland and around the world

Date set for second Papal visit to Cuba, will not visit Mexican capital.

Fr Steenson, former Episcopal bishop, to head new US Ordinariate for ex-Anglicans.

Archbishop George Stack of Cardiff criticises Welsh Government’s proposals on presumed consent for organ donations.

Nigeria: Christians given three days to leave north.

Famine emergency in Africa is still far from resolved but Somali Prime Minister denies that the population of Mogadishu is dying of hunger.

AND FINALLY

Jerzy Kluger, a Polish-born Jew who was a lifetime friend and childhood playmate of the late Pope John Paul II, has died in a clinic near Rome.

Former Catholic bishop of Killala Thomas Finnegan, an inspiring ‘visionary,’ laid to rest in St Muredach’s.

Dom Mark Tierney of Glenstal Abbey, Co Limerick, historian and liturgy expert, dies.

– Cross Wires is the Scottish Catholic Observer blog

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