October 5 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS     print icon print


Cross Wires: Sunday breaking news

The latest Catholic headlines

Pope Francis opens extraordinary synod on family: Family is integral part of God’s plan for humanity.

Pope Francis: The synod is not to see who is more intelligent. (Video).

Pope’s full homily at opening Mass of synod on the family.

Pope’s full Angelus address today.

Holy Father led prayer vigil ahead of synod.

Vatican Secretary of State calls for comprehensive road map for peace in Middle East at meetings between the region’s Papal nuncio top officials.

Archbishop Peter Smith and retired cardinal write to parishioners after resignation of Bishop Conroy, who wants to remain a priest.

Franciscan friar passes away on eve of St Francis’ Feast: Fr Benedict Groeschel dies at 81.


Pope Francis embraces armless dancer after she gives stunning performance during paralympic gala at the Vatican


—Cross Wires is The Scottish Catholic Observer blog. Follow breaking news from the SCO through the day on Twitter at SCO_NEWS


Leave a Reply

latest opinions

Faith and forgiveness in the Democratic Republic of Congo

April 17th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Reporter Ryan McDougall explains why we shouldn't forgot about SCIAF's...

The virtue of patience will see us all through

March 30th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

James Bundy finds lessons from the saints for the present...

Rich lessons to be learned from an unsought sabbatical

March 30th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Fr Ronald Rolheiser explains why we must show love to...

We must remember the victory of Easter

March 30th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Fr Jim Clarke says it is important that we remember...

Social media

Latest edition


exclusively in the paper

  • Unite in prayer against the virus, Paisley bishop pleads
  • Papal award recognises 60 years of Faithful service
  • Catholic high school leads trend with positive outcomes for pupils
  • New memorials celebrate Croy’s proud mining heritage
  • Top Catholic university rolls out programme in Scotland

Previous editions

Previous editions of the Scottish Catholic Observer newspaper are only available to subscribed Members. To download previous editions of the paper, please subscribe.

note: registered members only.

Read the SCO