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Cross Wires: Tuesday headlines

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Holy Father sees migration as a pilgrimage of faith and hope in his in his Message for the 99th World Day of Migrants and Refugees  for January 13.

‘Ecclesia Dei’ says the SSPX has indicated need for more time to respond to the Holy See’s latest initiatives.

Church workers in Haiti, Cuba begin cleanup after Hurricane Sandy (above).


Glasgow’s memorial to Irish Famine wins backing of ministers.

Archbishop of Westminster attends Prime Minister’s hosted a reception at 10 Downing Street for the 70th Anniversary of the Council of Christian and Jews.

St Winefride’s, Aberystwyth, Wales: Vatican appeal plan over closure.

Irish agencies accused of counseling women to lie about abortions.


The head of the Vatican department for missionary work has issued a message to millions of Catholics and the Communist government in China.

A council of Coptic Christians in Egypt has named three candidates to succeed Pope Shenouda III, who died in March.


Cardinal Kurt Koch: ‘Progressives and Traditionalists suffer from the same ailment.’

Cross Wires is The Scottish Catholic Observer blog.


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