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SUDANESE-CONFLICT

Cross Wires: Thursday headlines

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“We are on the brink of an open war between Sudan (above) that threatens to cause a catastrophe,” says Caritas Internationalis.

The Catholic Education Service in England and Wales has been criticised for an ‘anti-gay marriage petition.’ See Opinion section below.

Vatican commission set up over leaks.

VATICAN

Charity, social justice must be coupled with prayer, Holy Father says.

Pope Benedict XVI to visit Arezzo, La Verna and Sansepolcro, famous centres of monastic life.

INTERNATIONAL

Proposed law in Ireland compels schools, religious groups and sports clubs to report sex abuse.

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin has said he was put under ‘a huge amount of legal pressure’ when dealing with restricted priest.

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference is meeting in Christchurch as a sign of solidarity with the Canterbury community as they rebuild following the earthquake of February 2011.

American teacher who underwent in vitro sues Catholic school board over firing.

Catholic theologian to teach Swiss classes called ‘Make time and room for sensuality.’

OPINION

Stop the press! Catholic schools teach Catholic ideas about gay marriage! Who would have thought?

AND FINALLY

A budding chef has adapted the Scottish favourite black pudding to create a special ‘Preston Guild’ sandwich in a competition at Christ the King Catholic College.

-Cross Wires is The Scottish Catholic Observer blog.

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