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Cross Wires: Thursday headlines

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Maronite archbishop: “In Damascus people flee, pray and hope, and turn their gaze to the martyrs.”

A leaked e-mail suggests the Scottish Government may not introduce a bill on same-sex ‘marriage’ until Westminster changes equalities law.

Google‘s push for the legal recognition of same-sex relationships in countries like Poland has drawn the ire of critics, who suggest the company should address basic human rights violations elsewhere.

Pope Benedict XVI has sent a message to Bishop Jesus Garcia Burillo of Avila, Spain, to mark the 450th anniversary the beginning of the Carmelite reform by St Teresa of Avila.

Israeli MP tears up copy of New Testament.

A new post is being developed to help and support catholic Church of England parishes.

Denver’s new archbishop urges fidelity to Christ.

Summit of faith leaders and EU institutions aims to overcome demographic crisis.

OPINION

Chris Bowlby: Could Protestant and Catholic leaders  have deep-seated instincts that lead them to pull the eurozone in different directions, until it breaks?

-Cross Wires is The Scottish Catholic Observer blog.

 

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