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Nuns walk with students outside Corpus Christi Catholic College after teacher fatally stabbed in England

Cross Wires: Wednesday breaking news

The latest Catholic and ecumenical headlines

Scottish teachers seek tough action on pupils carrying weapons in wake of Leeds stabbing (above pupils in Leeds being comforted.)

Police handling of controversial Old Firm youth Cup final criticised.

Pope Francis speaks on the gift of understanding  at general audience.

Poor Brazilian parish first to take St John Paul II’s name.

Doctors who oppose contraception face qualification bar.

German Catholic priest asks Pope Francis to waive his vow of celibacy.


—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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