In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include the president's final State of the Union address, U.S. sailors are released by Iran, and the pope's new book explores God's love and mercy towards the LGBT community.

“That’s the America I know. That’s the country we love. Clear-eyed. Big-hearted. Optimistic that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word. That’s what makes me so hopeful about our future.” (President Barack Obama)

Today's Gospel: “Everyone is looking for you.” (Mark 1:37)

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Pope Francis and church news:

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