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Catholic priests have read out a letter in each of the Church’s parishes in Scotland criticising the Scottish government for plans to introduce same-sex ‘marriage.’

Pope at Angelus: We understand because we have believed.

French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran on Saturday went to the defence of the young Pakistani girl accused of blasphemy, stressing that she ‘cannot read or write.’

Church in England backs legislation to make the internet safe for children.

US Cardinal Dolan, who will offer a closing benediction at the Republican Party’s national convention, offered to lead prayers for the Democratic convention but was ignored.


St Jeanne Jugan, Little Sisters of the Poor foundress, honored on August 30.

-Cross Wires is The Scottish Catholic Observer blog.





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