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Cross Wires: Tuesday breaking news

The latest Catholic headlines from Scotland and around the world.


Pope Francis reflects of the life of Blessed John XXIII (seen above at tomb) on the 50th anniversary of his death. (Full text) (Video here)

Holy Father: the corrupt harm the Church; the saints are a light for all.

House of Lords to vote on homosexual ‘marriage:’ Live blog.


Papal nuncio, archbishop underline pro-life message to Ireland.

Scotland Yard  considering system similar to Northern Ireland’s— where one Catholic officer was recruited for every Protestant officer—to bring proportional representation to the force.


Catholic bishops in Australia launch appeal to Church for action on child abuse.

Brothers sue US Catholic diocese over alleged abuse by dead priest.

Towards the Sacra Liturgia  2013, a major international conference on liturgy that will take place in Rome June 25-28.


A little light relief by Tom Shields.


—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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