September 10 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS     print icon print

France EU Pope

Cross Wires Thursday headlines

The latest Catholic and inter-faith news

Pope Francis to address refugee crisis in UN speech. Seen above at EU Parliament.

Vatican undecided if will fly its flag next to Palestine’s at UN.

Bishops of England and Wales statement on refugee crisis.

Leader of Canada‘s bishops writes open letter on responding to refugee crisis.

Pope discusses family issues, calls on spouses to be missionaries.

Cardinal Burke had grave reservations on the same annulment proposals Pope Francis just enshrined.

Jubilee of Mercy: St Peter’s Square will become an open-air confessional for one day.

OPINION

Refugee crisis: Thank God for Germany taking responsibility—the rest of Europe appears to have forgotten the age-old lessons of history.

AND FINALLY

Saudi Arabia bans National Geographic cover about Pope Francis.

—Cross Wires is The Scottish Catholic Observer blog. Follow breaking news from the SCO through the day on Twitter at SCO_NEWS.

 

 

Leave a Reply

latest opinions

Saying ‘I don’t’ to child-free weddings

June 14th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A rise in weddings without children is a sign of...


Why I volunteer: our new series looks at the work of those inspired by Faith to help others

June 14th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

John Murray, a ship visitor of the Apostelship of the...


In the name of the Father

June 14th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Fathers’ Day is an opportunity to give thanks for all...


First principles in Catholic education

June 13th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Debates over the role of Catholic schools in a pluralist...



Social media

Latest edition

exclusively in the paper

  • New Catholics confirmed, including nine from the same parish
  • Westminster celebrates Catholic Church’s Justice and Peace body
  • Opt-out organ system approved
  • Fr Bogan does it by the book with reflections on priestly life
  • SCIAF duo get ready for 96-mile walk against the clock

Previous editions

Previous editions of the Scottish Catholic Observer newspaper are only available to subscribed Members. To download previous editions of the paper, please subscribe.

note: registered members only.

Read the SCO