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Cross Wires Wednesday headlines

May 25th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Future of ecumenical Iona Community in 'serious jeopardy.' Archbishop Leo Cushley to meet Archbishop of Canterbury at Church of Scotland General Assembly. Peter MacDonald, a deacon for Aberdeen Diocese, will be ordained a priest in St Mary’s Cathedral, Aberdeen on June 13. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI could make rare public appearance on June 29. Top Sunni cleric confirms commitment to peace after meeting Pope Francis. Vietnamese priest and human rights campaigner released from prison ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit. Slovak nun shot in South Sudan to be buried there. —Cross Wires ... continue reading.

Cross Wires Tuesday headlines

May 24th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Cross Wires Sunday headlines

May 22nd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Please protect, develop our education

May 20th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A message of thanks and advice from MICHAEL McGRATH, the retiring director of the Scottish Catholic Education Service... continue reading.


Let life’s special moments bring you closer to God

May 20th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

News is, by its very nature, a mixture of ‘good’ and ‘bad’—the tremendous success of this year’s March for Life in Birmingham at the weekend tempered by the announcement that The Royal College of Midwives is backing a campaign seeking to allow women to have abortions up to nine months into pregnancy.... continue reading.

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Cross Wires Thursday headlines

May 19th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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  • Our Lady of Fatima celebrations in Carfin.
  • Beware the false secular utopia, says Peter Kearney.
  • Hugh McLoughlin says that the Holyrood election results poses challenges for the Church.
  • Senior students from five Scottish schools are preparing for a trip to India next month to help raise the profile of a charity that works with disabled people.
  • Pauline bookstore in Glasgow on the move to St Enoch’s Square.

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