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Cross Wires: Wednesday breaking news

The latest Catholic and ecumenical headlines

Belfast City Council invites Pope Francis (above) to visit.

Pope warns of the dangers of ‘spiritual sloth.’

Holy Father tells Curia to bring the ‘joy of Gospel’ to its work.

Cardinal Nichols returns to Birmingham for celebratory Mass.

Nigerian Cardinal says Muslim leaders must ‘reign in their mad dogs.’

US Catholic Bishops hold Mass on Mexican border.

Canonisation of Blessed John Paul II and Blessed John XXIII to be broadcast in 3D around the world.

—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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