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Cross Wires: Tuesday breaking news

The latest Catholic and ecumenical headlines

European Parliament votes today on whether abortion is a human right.

Pope Francis notes destructive power of ‘attachment to money.’

German ‘luxury bishop says meeting with Pope was heartening.

October 22nd: Last celebration of John Paul II, as a Blessed. (Video).

Egypt: bishop criticises Muslim Brotherhood following attack on church.

Two Protestant pastors have been murdered in Kenya.

Christians deplore indifference following Pakistani church bombing.

NHS Lothian/St Andrews and Edinburgh Archdiocese’s provision of spiritual care questioned.

Three Catholic priests in Ireland were recently taught how to perform exorcisms.

Pope Francis receives Hackett, new US envoy to Vatican

Pope gives thanks for advances in Lutheran-Catholic relations.


Prince George christening: Archbishop of Cantebury’s message.

Mini Vinnies’ set to lend a hand inspired by St Vincent de Paul.

—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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