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Cross Wires: Tuesday headlines

The latest Catholic and ecumenical news


Tributes pour in for fatally stabbed Corpus Christi Catholic College teacher Anne Maguire in Leeds.

Sectarian hatred, flares and smoke bombs mar Glasgow Cup Final between Celtic and Rangers’ youth teams.

Thanksgiving Masses for new saints (above) celebrated in St Peter’s Square. (Report and video).

Pope Francis tells young Argentinians: Do not be afraid, think of the young apostles.


Catholic bishops in Ireland urge rejection of same-sex marriage in the north.

Vatican lifts sanctions on silenced Irish priest.

All-time low for the Kirk’s membership.

Spain‘s King and Queen meet with Pope Francis. (Report and video).

US President Obama praises influence of Saints John XXIII, John Paul II.

—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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