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Cross Wires: Tuesday breaking news

The latest Catholic headlines

Pope Francis’s (above) prayer intentions for August focus on refugees fleeing violence.

Holy Father visits Pentecostal Church in Italy.

Pope Francis  gives interview to Argentina newspaper.

2013 worst year for religious freedom in recent memory, report suggests.

Aid to the Church in Need call on David Cameron to act to save Iraqi Christians.

Ukrainian secretariats release kidnapped priest.

European Court of Human Rights rules same-sex marriage is not a human right.

—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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