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Cross Wires: Wednesday headlines

The latest Catholic news.

SCOTLAND AND UK

Council agrees switch to one head teacher for four Catholic primary schools in the Borders.

Special needs children terrified by loyalist riot in Belfast (above).

NHS Trusts to no longer receive money for using controversial ‘death pathway’ that has been compared to euthanasia.

VATICAN

Vatican police chief reveals the secrets of his job.

Church offers support to World Leprosy Day.

Top Vatican official pledges continued dialogue with Jews.

INTERNATIONAL

Large-scale pro-life rally to take place in Dublin this Saturday,

Remains of famous Australian outlaw Ned Kelly to be laid to rest in Catholic ceremony.

Israeli ambassador to Holy See claims Palestinians block path to peace.

Philipino archbishop talks of need to pay back missionaries to his country by re-evangelising Europe

-Cross Wires is The Scottish Catholic Observer blog. Follow breaking news from the SCO through the day on twitter at SCO_NEWS.

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