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Cross Wires: Tuesday headlines

The latest Catholic news.

Full text of Pope Benedict XVI’s address to the Venerable English College (Gathering above).

Pope makes repeated request for global authority to oversee human dignity. (Video).

Holy Father calls for full participation of disabled persons in society.

Cardinal Turkson spoke of the need to bring Kingdom values on earth in a speech he gave to supporters of Missio at Westminster Cathedral Hall on Saturday.

Irish Times reporter admits there is no abortion request  from mother who died on hospital record.

US churches say ‘no’ to Palestinian aid cuts.

Military conscription is killing the Church in Eritrea, says Aid to the Church in Need.

Fox News’ overemphasis on the War on Christmas in the US is just getting ‘silly,’ according to one Catholic priest.


An independent Catholic newspaper in the US controversially called yesterday for a campaign to reverse the Vatican’s policy against ordaining women to the priesthood.

-Cross Wires is The Scottish Catholic Observer blog.


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