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Cross Wires: Wednesday headlines

The latest Catholic news and views

VATICAN

Pope Benedict XVI celebrated Mass to mark the feast of the Assumption today.

SCOTLAND

Bishop Hugh Gilbert of Aberdeen (above) marks first anniversary of his Episcopal ordination with Mass at St Mary’s Cathedral at 7pm tonight followed by a refreshments in the parish hall.

UK

English Catholic reaches settlement with NHS after being fired for distributing anti-abortion literature.

Christian hotel owners who refuse to serve gay people to take discrimination court case to UK Supreme Court.

The economic crisis is causing more abortions in England and Wales.

INTERNATIONAL

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, Archbishop of Constantinople New Rome,  issues plea for ceasefire in Syria.

Nellie Gray, famous American pro-life activist, has died aged 88.

Russian Orthodox Patriarch to visit Poland, sign joint statement with bishops there.

Saudi Arabia attempts to stop Vatican registering the .catholic web  domain.

Colombian priest dies of wounds sustained during burglary.

Polish Catholics warn of dangers of Demon energy drink.

-Cross Wires is The Scottish Catholic Observer blog.

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