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Cross Wires: Tuesday headlines

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SCOTLAND

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia (above) speaks at Lenten Mass in Glasgow on the current difficulties facing the Catholic Church in Scotland and its moral authority.

Three priests and a former priest have said that they felt ‘vindicated’ after Scotland’s Cardinal Keith O’Brien admitted sexual misconduct.

VATICAN

Cardinals take vow of secrecy, during their first general congregation meeting. (Video).

Eight cardinal still to arrive in Rome for conclave.

US Cardinal George does not think the ‘personal tragedy’ of Cardinal Keith O’Brien will have ‘much influence” in the critical days of the conclave ahead.

Tailor makes the future Pope’s new clothes.

NATIONAL

Invitation in Wales to Day with Blessed John Dunn Scotus.

INTERNATIONAL

French nun murdered in Madagascar.

AND FINALLY

Fake cardinal‘ sneaks into pre-conclave meeting at the Vatican.

—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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