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Cross Wires Sunday headlines

The latest Catholic and inter-faith news

Pope Francis: Christmas festivities a ‘charade‘ in world filled with ‘war and hate.’

The Holy Father called for all the faithful everywhere to pray for persecuted Christians on Sunday.

Pope readies for ‘risky’ Africa trip.

Pope condemns Mali attack.

Pontiff to education congress: Educate openess to transcendence.

Paris attacks made me ‘doubt presence of God’, admits Archbishop of Canterbury.

The Church of England has said it is ‘disappointed and bewildered’ by the refusal of leading UK cinemas to show an advert featuring the Lord’s prayer

OPINION

A point of view: Has the Catholic Church really changed?

Calais: Hope and faith amidst relentless rain and biting cold.

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