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Cross Wires: Thursday breaking news

The latest Catholic headlines

The Church isn’t static—she’s a pilgrim on a journey, Pope says.


Kilgraston Catholic independent school voted ‘best in Scotland.’

Residents have final chance to lodge opposition to siting of Our Lady and St Patrick’s High as plans are formally lodged for new Catholic school at Bellsmyre.

Ireland is to have 18 chaplain roles across all Irish prisons.


Patriarch Twal: Security risks can’t stop Pope from his mission.

German bishops consider a proposal to allow Church institutions to hire workers who are divorced and remarried, or who are in active homosexual relationships.

Pakistani Christian man dies while in police custody.

Palo Archdiocese in central Philippines is to give away 78,000 tickets for Papal Mass.

Catholic teenager who met the Pope and took selfie arrested in Hong Kong.


Bishop William Kenney, spokesman on European affairs for the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, assesses Pope Francis’ speeches in Strasbourg, France.


Irish bishops offer online Advent calendar.


—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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