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Cross Wires: Tuesday headlines

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A minor earthquake struck the Castelli Romani region near Rome yesterday afternoon, just 12 miles from Castel Gandolfo, where Pope Benedict XVI is spending his summer vacation.

Cardinal Raymond Burke (above), head of Vatican court, describes ‘Vatileaks‘ as ‘most grave crimes.’

One year after independence, religious leaders challenge officials in South Sudan to end corruption.

Bishop in China, named by Rome, goes missing, may be in Rome.

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos says foreign intervention is needed to stop violence in Nigeria.

CCTV footage shows moment vandals behead statue of St Bernadette at St Conval’s parish in Glasgow on Saturday.

The number of active duty chaplains serving in the UK Armed Forces will be reduced under the Government’s troop reduction programme.

ECUMENICAL

Church of England delays vote on women bishops.

AND FINALLY

US Actress Katie Holmes has officially returned to the Catholic faith, registering as a parishioner at the Church of St Francis Xavier in New York City.

US Actor Brad Pitt’s mother slams US President Obama on abortion.

-Cross Wires is The Scottish Catholic Observer blog.

 

 

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