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Even today Christians are killed ‘in the name of God,’ the Holy Father says.

Martyrdom serves Christian unity, Pope Francis tells Coptic Orthodox patriarch.

Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury welcomes priests’ statement urging synod to reaffirm Church teaching on marriage.

Pope Francis greets children of the ‘Peace Factory.’

LIVE: Caritas Internationalis prepares for General Assembly. (Video).

Peace campaigners from around the world will gather in Bethlehem this week, from 13 – 18 May, for the Pax Christi International Assembly.

Elderly people in Ireland have their say on same-sex marriage referendum. (Video).

Shankill remembers Protestant and Catholic victims of Famine.


Survey finds most fans support laws to curb offensive behaviour at football matches.

—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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