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Cross Wires: Monday breaking news

The latest Catholic headlines

Pope Francis installs 24 new archbishops, including Archbishop Leo Cushley (above) of St Andrews and Edinburgh.

Pope reflects on the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul during Angelus address. Earlier Homily here.

Gunmen torch churches, kill dozens in Nigeria.

Polish Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, Vatican’s nuncio to the Dominican Republic, laicised over abuse.

Bishop Max Davis, 68, is believed to be Australia’s first bishop and the most senior Church official to be charged with a child sex offence.

Synod secretary on working family document: Don’t expect change in Church teachings.

New Catholic Bishop for Essex to be ordained tomorrow for first time in 34 years.

Merseyside teen issued emergency passport to sing for Pope.

Sudanese Catholic mother released from death row charge over her Faith is freed after detention for accusations of forging travel documents.

Bahrain to construct its first Catholic cathedral.


Pop icon Elton John calls Pope Francis ‘wonderful.’

Four Saints you can pray to so that your football team wins. (Video).


—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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