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Cross Wires Tuesday headlines

The latest Catholic and inter-faith news

Pope and period of Vatican austerity.

Pope’s charity gathers pace in hot summer months.

Prelate welcomes US President Barack Obama announcement of new carbon standards.

Muslim lawyer for Asia Biba (above) says government ignored legal requirements in blasphemy case.

23,000 sign petition for Catholic teacher’s reinstatement in the US.

Lease dispute at only school divested from Catholic patronage in Ireland.

El Salvador’s bishops call for prayer, fasting in every parish in wake of gang violence.

Catholic Church in Kenya to have 20 radio stations by 2020.

Reliquary of St Pio of Pietrelcina in St Peter’s for Jubilee Ash Wednesday.


Vatican scientist thinks aliens may exist—but not an alien Jesus.

—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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