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Christians must avoid the temptation to conform to the world, Pope Francis (above) says.

Holy Father calls Iraqi priest to express his closeness to persecuted Christians.

Gaza parish priest meets Pope Francis.

IRA ceasefire 20 years on: The priest who brokered the peace.

Pope Francis appeal inspires Europe’s first private migrant rescue mission in Malta.

Catholic archbishop in Cuba criticises government.

Celebrating 500 years since the arrival of Catholicism in Myanmar, artists evangelise.

AND FINALLY

Pope Francis donates olive tree to kick off tomorrow’s football match for peace.

 

—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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