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Council of Cardinals (above) reflects on ecclesiology of the Second Vatican Council.

US President Barack Obama ‘hugely impressed’ by Pope Francis.

Pope’s prayer intentions for October: Pray for people in despair and for World Mission Day. (Video).

Pontifical Council President Archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski: Old age is not decline of life, but its synthesis.

Fr Kevin Doran resigns from Mater Hospital board over new Irish abortion law.

Our Lady Church, one of Northern Ireland’s best known churches—renowned for being targeted by loyalist protesters—will be reduced to rubble today.

Arm cut off statue of Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II in Poland.


George Weigel: Pope John Paul II’s Canonisation wasn’t too fast.


—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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