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Refugee woman who fled violence in Iraq sits with child at refugee camp in Syria

Cross Wires: Thursday breaking news

The latest Catholic and inter-faith headlines

Islamic State’s control of Syrian territory marked by Crucifixions, amputations. Above an Iraqi refugee in Syria.

Caritas Turkey financially ‘powerless’ in face of influx of Christian refugees, agency president tells Pope Francis in a letter.

Pope Francis meets with family of slain Pakistani Catholic official.

Outcry flares over California abortion push in Catholic colleges in the US.

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Analysis: How can charities comply with the new lobbying act?

AND FINALLY

Moderator of the Church of Scotland: “We are neutral on independence.”

 

—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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