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Cambuslang priest cleared over historic sex abuse allegations (above).

London Catholics celebrate diversity and call for fair treatment of migrants.

Cardinal Vincent Nichols congratulates royal family on birth of Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

Irish archbishop warns: approval of same-sex marriage will bring intolerance of Christians.

Backlash as Irish bishop threatens to refuse civil part of weddings if the same-sex marriage referendum is passed.

Catholic Church in NI won’t follow Dublin’s ban on photographs at Confirmations, Baptisms and weddings.

Pope Francis asks the bishops of the Republic of the Congo to be models of reconciliation—renewed fraternity.

Cardinal Filoni ordains 14 deacons from Africa and Asia: “You must have a missionary heart.”

Caritas Internationalis prepares for its big general assembly.


Pope joins in salute to Dante on 750th birthday.

—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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