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Cross Wires: Wednesday breaking news

October 1st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Priests need military escort in Cameroon after Boko Haram raids. Patriarch of Baghdad urges all Muslims to condemn violence. Do not over-complain when there is real tragedy in the world, warns Pope Francis. New Bishop of Salford, England, (above) accepts appointment with trepidation. Vatican official at UN calls for change in attitudes to African refugees. Beatification case for first African American Chicago priest heads to Vatican. Pope Francis calls gossip 'the worst bomb in the Vatican.' —Cross Wires is The Scottish Catholic Observer blog. Follow breaking news from ... continue reading.
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Cross Wires: Tuesday breaking news

September 30th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Cross Wires: Sunday breaking news

September 28th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Acceptance and reconciliation

September 26th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

You cannot please all of the people all of the time—even within, or perhaps especially within, the Catholic community when it is as broad and as informed as our community is here in Scotland. The idea that the Scottish independence referendum would divide us as a people in Scotland and as religious communities was ‘manna from heaven’ to the secular media. While the Scottish Church stayed impartial, Scotland’s Archbishops did encourage the Catholic community to get out and vote.... continue reading.


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Fatherless at the depth of our being

September 26th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.


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Cross Wires: Thursday breaking news

September 25th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Pope prays as he leads vigil for peace in Syria

Cross Wires: Wednesday breaking news

September 24th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Cross Wires: Tuesday breaking news

September 23rd, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Cross Wires: Sunday breaking news

September 21st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Have faith in the people of Scotland

September 19th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

This weeks' editorial... continue reading.


Reacting to criticism and opposition

September 19th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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  • Archbishop Leo Cushley celebrates the Red Mass for the legal profession at St Mary’s Cathedral in Edinburgh.
  • Reconciliation service in Edinburgh follows post-referendum violence in Glasgow’s George Square.
  • UK’s Christian leaders speak out against Trident.
  • Senior secondary school pupils sign up in great numbers for Caritas Award programme.
  • Scottish authors launch book Reclaiming the Piazza: Catholic Education as a Cultural Project in Rome.

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