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Cross Wires: Thursday breaking news on the feast of the Ascension

The latest Catholic news from Scotland and beyond.

A leading Christian campaign group says PM (above) is ‘running scared’ on same-sex ‘marriage’ after he leaves bill out of the Queen’s Speech.

Vatican prepares for Coptic leader Tawadros II‘s historic arrival in Rome today for meeting with Pope Francis.

Pope Francis at general audience: God loves us as a father, the Holy Spirit’s great power. (Video).

Archbishop Peter Smith leads calls to tackle ‘poverty on the doorstep’ in the UK.

Pig’s head left outside Islamic school, Catholic church in Sydney, Australia.

Boston College invitation to Irish PM who is pushing for abortion bill draws ire of pro-lifers.

Colombian community grieves local priest’s murder.


Vatican denounces Mexico’s folk Death saint as blasphemy.

—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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