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Cross Wires: Wednesday headlines

The latest Catholic news.

TOP STORIES

Scottish Government to consult on how it will implement same-sex ‘marriage’ over Church objections.

UK Government says same-sex ‘marriage’ will be legal in some British Churches by 2014.

English bishops issue stern defence of traditional marriage.

UK

Case dropped against ex referee accused of posting anti-Catholic messages online.

Archbishop of Liverpool ‘much improved’ after suffering a mild stroke on Monday.

VATICAN

Pope Benedict to send first tweet today.

Vatican Post office issues annual commemorative Christmas envelope.

The Vatican astronomer has said Mayan predictions the world will end this month are ‘not worth discussing’.

INTERNATIONAL

Chinese government attempts to demote Bishop, sparks fresh conflict with Vatican.

Vatican Museum has opened a new exhibition in South Korea.

AND FINALLY

A Dutch engineer has built a replica of Noah’s Arc, based on measurements in the Bible.

-Crosswires is The Scottish Catholic Observer blog

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