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Cross Wires: Wednesday breaking news

The latest Catholic and ecumenical headlines


Syrian Catholic Patriarch says Christians should not leave Syria, even as UK agrees to accept hundreds of refugees from the war ravaged state.

Creative Scotland to help fund renovation of St Peter’s seminary, Cardross, turning it in to an arts venue.

Pope Francis advances causes of eight saints.


Poirot star records full length version of the Bible.

The new bishop of Plymouth was installed yesterday.

Astute Bristol priest raises millions for Church through property deals.


Holy Father talks of need for Catholics to embrace  ‘a prayer of praise.’

US bishop says his country should stop Israeli expansion.


Graffiti (above) of Pope Francis daubs him ‘Superpope.’


—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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