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Cross Wires: Thursday breaking news

The latest Catholic headlines

Ireland reopens Vatican embassy.

Pope Francis writes to Australian PM ahead of G20: Lives are at stake.

Top academic: ‘Criminalising songs’ doesn’t tackle sectarianism in Scotland.

The bishops of England and Wales discussed their guidance for next year’s general election at their plenary meeting in Leeds this week.

Pilgrimage to celebrate the 500th anniversary of St Teresa of Avila’s birth unveiled. (Video).

Gay marriage a ‘Trojan horse,’ says Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, head of Italian Bishops’ Conference.

Bishop Anthony Fisher, a Dominican often described as a protégé of Cardinal George Pell, has been installed as Sydney’s Archbishop.

Iran’s Christian population soars; Bible translated into Farsi.

Latin America is losing its Catholic identity.

—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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