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Cross Wires: Sunday breaking news

The latest Catholic and ecumenical headlines

Pope Francis pledges stronger action on child abuse.

Holy Father emphasises: the life of the unborn is ‘sacred and inviolable.’

Blessed John Paul II begged Margaret Thatcher to abandon the Falklands in 1982.

Ireland: Cardinal Brady congratulates President Higgins on state visit to UK.

Minister urges Kirk: Rent out buildings

Vatican clears Puerto Rico bishop in abuse case.

German appeals court affirms conviction of breakaway bishop for Holocaust denial.


Scotland’s dirty little secret: Will independence fire anti-Catholic  bigotry?


Pope Francis poses for ‘selfies’ on Palm Sunday.



—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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