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Cross Wires: Monday headlines

The latest Catholic news.

Pope says Church must stand firm against ‘intolerant agnosticism,’ on the Epiphany, and ordained four new archbishops including his personal secretary. Full homily and Pope’s message that bishops must be courageous.

St John Bosco’s relics tour attracts Faithful in Scotland.

Anti-bigotry expert warns of anti-Catholicism in Scotland is a problem for all social classes.

Several Catholic churches in Europe were reportedly set on fire in the days before Christmas, raising concerns of vandalism motivated by an opposition to Christianity.

Pope sends Christmas greetings to the Eastern Orthodox Churches.

US President Barack Obama has charged that a provision in the National Defense Authorization Act, ensuring conscience protection for military chaplains, is ‘unnecessary and ill-advised.’

Catholics Come Home launches new version of their website.

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