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The latest Catholic and ecumenical headlines

Pope Francis has condemned cultures that prioritise quality of life over the right to life in his message for the 2015 World Day for the Sick.

Pope Francis’ encyclical on global warming.

Kirk Moderator: Removing religious observance from schools would fuel extremism.

The Queen’s New Year Honours: Boxer Paddy Barnes remains ‘proud Irish sportsman’ after accepting MBE.

Pope Francis calls murder of Mexican priest ‘unjustifiable violence.’

Pope appoints new bishop in Philippines.

UN Security Council rejects draft resolution on Palestine.


Pope Francis’ prayer intentions for January.


—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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