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Cross Wires: Sunday breaking news

The latest Catholic and ecumenical headlines


Pope Francis has approved the promulgation of the decree for the cause of Beatification of Pope Paul VI, Pope Paul VI (above) to be Beatified on October 19, 2014.

Nearly 300,000 students, teachers, and parents packed St Peter’s Square and the surrounding streets for a celebratory audience with Pope Francis on Saturday.

Pope ordains priests in St Peter’s Basilica on Good Shepherd Sunday.

Pope Francis at Regina Caeli: Bother your pastors.


Church of Scotland to host post-referendum reconciliation service.

Parents and pupils hold ‘Save our school’ demo over merger between St Agatha’s and St Flannan’s primaries, in Kirkintilloch.

New Kirk moderator reveals his crisis of faith after his son was badly hurt in a bomb blast in Afghanistan.


Israeli hate crimes ‘poison atmosphere’ before Papal visit.

Priest dead, three Mounties injured in wave of violence in St Paul.


—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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