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Cross wires: Tuesday breaking news

The latest Catholic and ecumenical news from Scotland and around the globe

Vatican doctors approve the miracle that could lead to the Canonisation of Blessed John Paul II (above) this year.

Vatican official says Archbishop Romero‘s sainthood cause ‘unblocked.’

Pope Francis: No room for ‘climbers‘ or ‘commercial religion’ in Kingdom of God.

Syria: two archbishops kidnapped in Aleppo.

Franciscans in the Holy Land ask for urgent help for Syrian families. (Video).

Medford buries Boston marathon bombing victim Krystle Campbell, funeral at St Joseph Church.

Royal succession change in Britain moves closer but the legislation still prevents Catholics from becoming monarch.

St Gerorge’s feast day today means Vatican employees will have the day off to celebrate the saint their boss, Pope Francis, is named after.

Britain is in the depths of an economic depression, Archbishop of Canterbury warns.

 

—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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