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Pope Francis looks over infant during baptisms in Sistine Chapel

Cross Wires: Tuesday breaking news

The latest Catholic and ecumenical headlines

Pope Francis (above) to publish a letter to families today.

‘Revolting’ abuse as Catholics left Dundee church.

Synod responses reveal suffering amongst Catholics among Catholics, says Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri.

Pope revolutionises Vatican by opening finances to scrutiny, imposes hiring freeze.

Cardinal George Pell named by Pope Francis to head Vatican finance ministry.

Cardinal Vincent Nichols: Strength of the Catholic Church lies outside Europe.

Scottish independence stirring sectarian rifts in Northern Ireland.

Reconstruction and reconciliation: key theme of the Papal audience with the president of Haiti.


Scots Catholics of Irish descent no longer live in fear of independence.

Elderly ‘pressured to die’ if Scots legalise assisted suicide, says Joan Burnie.


Brian Cox: “The Irish have been so subjugated.”


—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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