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Cross Wires Thursday headlines

The latest Catholic and inter-faith news

Police Scotland hunt for caller behind ‘bomb threats‘ at Barrhead and Giffnock schools, three Catholic and one non-denominational.

Pope Francis asks for prayers for Apostolic Voyage to Cuba, US.

Synod leader: The Church must include, not exclude.

European bishops: ‘the Church does not accept gender theory.’

Papal visit to Ireland would be ‘tremendous blessing’ says bishop.

Victim advocates seek Vatican inquiry of two US Cardinals: Rigali, Burke.

The heads of the Churches in Jerusalem: No more discrimination against Christian schools.

Church devastated by fire in Aden.

Bombs in Nepal churches after rejection of Hindu state proposal.

Couple beats medical odds and has triplets after Pope’s blessing.


Too early to call time on the Anglican Communion.


Could church incense be banned as ‘legal high?’


—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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