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Cross Wires: Wednesday breaking news

The latest Catholic news.


Historians delighted by Scottish Church’s archive decision for Columba House (above).

MSPs to vote on same-sex ‘marriage’ for first time today.

6-year-old English Catholic schoolboy among the victims of Typhoon Haiyan.


Pope Francis urges Catholics to listen to grandparents.

Holy Father’s embrace was ‘heavenly’ says man with disfiguring disease.

Reports suggest the staff levels of the Curia are to be significantly reduced.


Pope sends telegram of support to Sardinia after a cyclone hit the island.

German prosecutors drop perjury charges against ‘luxury bishop’ in exchange for fine.

Prosecutor in the Dominican Republic concludes the nuncio there abused five boys.


—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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