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Cross Wires: Tuesday breaking news

The latest Catholic headlines from around the globe.

Leading nursing care operator, with facilities in Scotland, calls for opening of Dignitas-style euthanasia clinics in the UK.

Homosexual marriage campaigners vow to press for same-sex marriage in Scotland after House of Lords passes legislation.

Catholic nun kidnapped, raped in India.

Pope Francis commemorates victims of Second World War massacre of Volhynia.

African bishops urge international community to help end ‘forgotton war’ in Congo.

Vatican envoy censured, warned not to interfere in ‘Allah’ concerns in Malaysia.


Worldwide slowdown in Episcopal appointments.


Pope Francis’ accommodation for World Youth Day revealed, along with his schedule. (Video).


—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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