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Cross Wires: Sunday breaking news

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Holy Father highlights the importance of compassion, sharing and the Eucharist during Angelus address.

Pope Francis marked the first-ever Feast of St Peter Faber on Saturday.

Cardinal Nichols on UK Church’s commemorations of the First World War.

St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral in Dublin service remembers Irish dead in WWI, the first time a Catholic commemoration service held in the church since 1972.

Former Catholic Archbishop of Sydney, Cardinal Edward Clancy, dies aged 90.

Korean bishop hopes Pope’s visit encourages peace talks.

Two Pakistani Christians remain behind bars on blasphemy charges.


Northern Irish boxer Paddy Barnes, a Catholic, said ‘that’s not my anthem’ when Danny Boy rang out as he collected Commonwealth Gold.


Archbishop Vasil SJ opens European Scout jamboree. (Full text of homily).


—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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