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Cross Wires Wednesday headlines

The latest Catholic and ecumenical news

Half a million people sign petition urging Pope Francis to reinforce Church teaching on marriage at synod.

Stirling University’s special religious studies programme as risk of closing.

Ireland: Seventeen new seminarians welcomed at Maynooth.

Cardinal Turkson alls for different attitudes toward the environment.

Palestinians, Vatican could raise UN flags before Papal visit.

Catholic agencies use clown, puppets to help Gaza kids overcome trauma.

Maronite archbishop writes from Damascus: ‘Living under the bombs.’

Pope Francis’ call for ‘peace and reconciliation’ is bearing fruit in Korea.

‘ No more violence’ events in Christian community in India on the seventh anniversary of the massacres against Christians in Orissa state.


US: Prisononers make Pope Francis a chair for visit to correctional facility.

—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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