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Cross Wires: Monday headlines

The latest Catholic news and views.


Pope Benedict XVI addresses economic crisis, full text from homily at Mass in Arezzo, central Italy yesterday.

The Polish daily Rzeczpospolita  has reported that morning that the Canonisation of John Paul II  would be held in Krakow, Poland, in summer 2015, during World Youth Day.


Sr Roseann Reddy of the Sisters of the Gospel of Life in Glasgow believes reform within the Catholic Church is not necessary but Edinburgh’s Fr Mike Fallon is asking for a debate on the vow of celibacy and the ban on ordaining women.

Ban for Thai children in Scotland with the help of the Good Hope Foundation from wearing their Celtic tops or singing Celtic songs at a Scottish schools.

Margaret Lynch, new head of Citizens Advice Scotland, is former Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund worker.


UK Parliament to focus on discrimination against Christian women women tomorrow, Lord David Alton of Liverpool will chair the parliamentary meeting at which John Pontifex of the Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need will speak.


SSPX leader says group could divide over unity with Rome.

Vatican investigates abuse charges against Legion of Christ priests.

US Cardinal Wuerl on how to live as Christians.


The controversy surrounding same-sex ‘marriage’ is shaping up to be the biggest battleground of them all for the SNP, writes Eddie Barnes.

Cross Wires is The Scottish Catholic Observer blog.

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