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Cross Wires: Thursday breaking news

The latest Catholic and ecumenical headlines from Scotland and around the world.

Vatican announces Cardinal O’Brien (above) is to leave Scotland for a period of ‘spiritual renewal, prayer, and penance.’

The inaugural seminar of the St Andrew’s Foundation for Catholic teacher training in Scotland took place on May 8.

Pope Francis: Faith is a full time job.

Church movements bringing 50,000 more than Vatican expected.

Vatican promises transparency and annual reports from its bank.

Orange Order in ‘north Belfast 12th contingency plan.’

Britain urged to investigate murder of Irish human rights champion, Catholic lawyer Patrick Finucane.

iRobot could help provide security when the Pope visits Brazil.

Artist commissioned by Vatican for Venice arts festival talks about his work.


Next Church of Scotland moderator mistaken for thief.

—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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