September 23 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS     print icon print

President Barack Obama welcomes Pope Francis to the United States on the airfield at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland Sept. 22. (CNS photo/Bob Roller) See POPE-US-ARRIVE Sept. 22, 2015.

Cross Wires Wednesday headlines

The latest Catholic news

Pope Francis arrives in the US for the first time ever to a greeting from the entire First Family (above).

World Meeting of Families begins in Philadelphia in the US.

Vatican flags stolen from NY church ahead of Pope’s visit.

Pope: Family saves us from fragmentation and uniformity.

Africa prepares to welcome Pope Francis.

Teaching on sexuality won’t change after synod, says Cardinal Vincent Nichols.

MSP Dave Thompson pledges solidarity with persecuted Christians.

Ireland: Catholic primary schools welcome child refugees.

Pakistan: It is necessary to promote tolerance and prevent sectarianism.

OPINION

Why the Pope matters (even if you’re not Catholic).

 

—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

A place of sanctuary for those who are lost and searching

July 19th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Camino inspires those of Faith, those of no Faith,...


The pro-life, pro-Christian message of The Handmaid’s Tale

July 19th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Despite becoming a favourite of pro-abortion advocates, the American TV...


Enough is enough: politicians and Police Scotland must ensure the safety of the Catholic community

July 12th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Canon Tom White, parish priest of St Mary’s and St...


You don’t have to travel far to be a pilgrim

July 12th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The camino holds great appeal, but pilgrimages come in all...



Social media

Latest edition

P1-JUL-19-2019

exclusively in the paper

— Ancient history of the Faith keenly felt on 10th annual New Dawn pilgrimage

— Syro-Malankara pilgrims find common ground with St Margaret

— Why I Volunter: through promoting Fairtrade, we spread Catholic values of human dignity

— Flemish artist forces us to consider God’s judgement

—Majority have positive view of Christians

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