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Cross Wires: Tuesday breaking news.

The latest Catholic and ecumenical headlines

Vatican grieves deaths of three kidnapped Israeli teenagers.

US court grants Catholic TV network reprieve from birth control mandate.

Council of Cardinals begin weighing consolidation of Pontifical councils today.

School governors in England: Abolish rules on Christian assemblies.

Wrexham priest forgives robber who attacked him at home.

Vatican Financial Intelligence Authority signs agreement with US.

Former general director of Legionaries of Christ  dies after long battle with cancer.

Historian confident in eventual Beatification for Pope Pius XII.

Korean ‘comfort women’ to attend Mass with Pope Francis during August visit.


Why was a Catholic priest talking to the Freemasons in a Protestant church hall?


The Pope receives in audience King Felipe VI of Spain on his first foreign engagement.


—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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