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Cross Wires: Tuesday breaking news

The latest Catholic headlines

Ukraine’s Catholic Primate (above) appeals to the world’s religious and political leaders ‘on the very difficult situation in Ukraine.’

Israeli Church leaders fear government takeover of Catholic schools.

Holy See to UN: Take ‘concrete steps’ to stop persecution in Iraq.

CAFOD: Ceasefire makes it possible to bring aid to Gaza.

A Christian registrar who refused to perform same-sex weddings has won a discrimination court battle.

Interfaith women’s group begs UN to act in Middle East.

Cardinal Mueller: Many women religious upset With LCWR.

Cardinal Paolo Sardi turns 80 years old. Cardinal elector go down to 115. (Video).


John L Allen Jr: Getting to the crux of why Catholicism matters.


Football stars shine for Pope Francis and his match for peace attended by thousands. (Video).


—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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