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Pope Francis appoints Irish abuse survivor Marie Collins to Church group on abuse.

Someone tried to mail cocaine to the Vatican, officials say.

Holy Father calls for end to violence in South Sudan.

Pope: Do not turn away with prejudice, the encounter with Jesus changes our lives.

Ukarinian Catholics experiencing ‘total persecution‘ in Crimea.

Pope Francis denounces ‘evil, blood-stained’ mafia.

What to expect when US President Obama meets Pope Francis on Thursday.

Pope expresses sorrow for the death of Patriarch Ignatius Zakka Iwas.

UK Prime Minister David Cameron denounces sex-selective abortions as ‘appalling.’

US Cardinal Burke warns against a simplification of the process for seeking annulments, fearing ‘false mercy.’

A Catholic nun, in full habit, sang Alicia Keys No One on Italy’s version of The Voice. (Video)


Bill Heaney: In my defence that the decision to site the new Our Lady and St Patrick’s High School in Bellsmyre was sectarian.


Barbara Dickson: I am a natural Roman Catholic.




—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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