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Cross Wires Thursday headlines

The latest Catholic and inter-faith news

In wake of Pope’s remarks, Filipino bishops call for a ‘re-evaluation’ of contraception in some cases.

Patriarch Kirill (above right) says ‘powerful forces‘ opposed meeting with Pope; First Pope-patriarch meeting may be followed by second and third.

Pope Francis wants more dialogue with Islam. Is Egypt the key?

Ethiopia: ‘I’ve never seen a drought like this.’

Thanksgiving Mass for Pope Francis’ visit to Kenya.

Nigeria’s bishops decry corruption, welcome progress in fight against Boko Haram.

Vatican-owned hospital performs historic heart surgery.

Vatican receptionist found dead; investigation underway.

Proposals for Northern Ireland‘s four main churches to jointly run some schools.

SPORT

Crown accused of failing to probe claims inaccurate police evidence leading to jailing of two football fans under controversial anti-sectarian bill.

AND FINALLY

Ronaldo visits the Vatican.

 

—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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