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Cross Wires: Tuesday breaking news

The latest Catholic headlines from Scotland and around the world

TOP STORIES

Pope Francis meets with Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (above). For video, click here.

Cardinal Pell defends Pope against SSPX, foresees continued push for Curial reform.

The deputy director of Maryvale College has announced he is stepping down, saying other staff have also ‘made a similar decision.’

UK AND IRELAND

Murphy report ‘highly critical’, ‘dismissive’, towards clergy in Ireland, review finds.

Composer James MacMillan to revive sacred church chants at Glasgow conference.

Second World War hero priest Mgr Hugh O’Flaherty honoured in Kerry.

Troubled Cardiff Catholic school must improve, says its head.

Liverpool: Focolare celebrate 50 years in Britain

INTERNATIONAL

Pope accepts resignation of Bishop Gassis of El Obeid, Sudan.

Maintain faith during persecutions, Iraqi bishop advises.

COMMENT

Deacon Greg Kandra: “The new head of the Roman Catholic Church is blowing everyone’s minds.”

Catholic colleges accused of ignoring the Pope.

AND FINALLY

Pope Francis lauds Jesus of Nazareth trilogy by Pope Benedict XVI.

 

—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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