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Cross Wires: Wednesday headlines

The latest Catholic news from around the globe.

VATICAN

Date for conclave still unknown, cardinals say, on day two of general congregation.

College of Cardinals sends telegram of thanks to Pope Emeritus Benedict.

New urns to be used in conclave voting unveiled.

Pope Emeritus Benedict’s cobbler speaks of his sadness at the Papal retirement.

INTERNATIONAL

Venezuelan bishops call for national unity after death of president Hugo Chavez.

Attack on priest in Tripoli, one of many on Christians in Libya recently.

Shroud of Turin to be shown on special Holy Saturday broadcast.

SCOTLAND

Baroness Helena Kennedy speaks of her ‘huge compassion‘ for Cardinal Keith O’Brian.

—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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