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Cross Wires: Thursday breaking news

The latest Catholic and ecumenical headlines

Sudanese Christian mother (above) who faced death sentence for her faith arrives in Rome.

Vatican rep to UN addresses rights situation in Palestine.

Caritas appeal for Gaza.

Patriarch Sako in Iraq writes to Ban ki-moon: Help us.

Vatican newspaper decries ‘caliphate of brutality;’ Mosul cathedral becomes mosque.

John Paul I’s Beatification cause may advance, cardinal says.

Sunday Mass attendance falls below 40 per cent in Poland.

Czech Republic to hold 1st Eucharistic congress.

AND FINALLY

Jesuit astronomer  wins major award.

 

—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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