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Cross Wires: Wednesday breaking news

The latest Catholic headlines from Scotland and around the world.

SCOTLAND AND UK

The suicide of a Belfast priest shows the pressure clergy are under, says colleague.

Motherwell priest to sue author of controversial book.

Archbishop Nichols to address civil society leaders.

VATICAN
Pope Francis sends special message for the blind and visually impaired.

Pope laments corruption in the Vatican, in leaked comments from private meeting.

A rich Church is a lifeless Church, Pope warns.

INTERNATIONAL

Irish bishops urge politicians not to pass bill legalising abortion.

Turkish court rules bishop’s killer acted alone.

Pittsburgh bishop condemns nude protest as intolerant.

Holy See voices concern to UN over blocked access to medicine.

 

—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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