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Cross Wires: Thursday breaking news

The latest Catholic headlines from Scotland and around the world.


Archbishop Gerard Muller, head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, to visit Scotland this weekend.

Argentine rabbi, who wrote book with Pope Francis, suggests the new Pontiff will be a ‘wonderful’ success.

New head of the Vatican bank says his mission is total transparency.


Irish bishops conclude Summer meeting.

Baby falcon who lives in Catholic Church tower in Bath attempts first flight.

Catholic Church spokesperson praises image of break dancing Jesus in Bristol.



Church brutally desecrated in Sri Lanka.

Venezuelan president to meet with Pope Francis on Monday, after years of dispute between the Latin American country and the Holy See.

Catholic population growing in South Korea.


Micheal Kelly warns the treatment of St Margret’s adoption agency shows Scotland is a less just place.

—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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