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Cross Wires: Wednesday headlines

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Man accused of sending parcel bomb to Neil Lennon (above) has claimed he is not sectarian.

Muslim and Sikh groups back English Church campaign against same-sex ‘marriage.’

Vatican has bank account closed over transparency concerns.

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Courtyard of the the Gentiles meeting between the Church and Secularists to take place in Sicily, discuss mafia.

Beatification cause advances for Jesuit who spent twenty years in Soviet Gulags.

New Archbishops for Baltimore and Montreal.

Australian Church finds new research into adult stem cells.

New book on Legionnaires of Christ makes unpleasant allegations about Vatican.

Underground priest in China reveals Pope’s words are treasured by Catholics there.

– Cross Wires is The Scottish Catholic Observer‘s blog

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  1. Philip M. McGhee says:

    Re: Servant of God Walter Ciszek SJ. I am delighted to learn of this. I used to be an acolyte for Father Ciszek,esp.when he celebrated in the Byzantine Rite. I learned most of my Church Slavonic from him. I was later able to use the knowledge of this language in preparation of a restored text of the rarely used Byzantine Liturgy of St. James, which influenced the Scottish Episcopal Church and the Non-Jurorsin the 18th century. Fr. Walter himself used one of my initial drafts. He was a perfect gentlemen,highly revered confessor, and even displayed some supernatural “phenomenon”,while he was alive. A miracle of his is somewhere in the investigation process.

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