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Cross Wires Tuesday headlines

The latest Catholic and inter-faith news

Pope Francis holds a ‘virtual audience’ with US students, immigrants and homeless people.

Pope’s general prayer intention for September is for jobless youth.

Eight minutes of silence instead of a homily at Vatican funeral of a former Papal diplomat who faced abuse allegations.

Eleven cardinals contribute to new book urging synod to uphold Church teaching on marriage.

Palmyra’s Temple of Bel destroyed, says UN.

Bethlehem: Patriarch appeals for help as more Christian land is confiscated.

A proposal for a one-hour Eucharistic Adoration today on the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.

Dundee events to mark centenary of WW1 Battle of Loos.

 

 

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