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Cross Wires: Wednesday breaking news

The latest Catholic headlines

US journalist (above), from Catholic family, beheaded by ISIS in Iraq. He had previously spoken about how his Faith sustained him during an earlier captivity in Libya.

President of US bishop’s conference urges President Barack Obama to take more action in Iraq.

St Louis Archbishop urges prayer after fresh violence in Ferguson.

Former sex slave speaks about meeting the Pope in South Korea.

Pro Russian forces occupy Catholic monastery in Ukraine.

—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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