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Hostage runs towards police officer outside cafe in Sydney

Cross Wires: Tuesday breaking news

The latest Catholic headlines

Archbishop of Sydney says ‘hell has touched us’ after siege. Above, hostage escapes after building is stormed.

Pope Francis warns rigidity is the sign of a weak heart.

People more important than ‘hits’, Pope tells media.

US seeks Vatican help in relocating Guantanamo Bay detainees.

Anger after Ofsted claims English Catholic school does not promote ‘British values‘.

UK’s largest Christian radio station could close.

—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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