In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include the fallout from the largest winter storm of 2016, a roadside mass, and the Islamic State releases video of the Paris attackers.
“Charity is certainly greater than any rule. Moreover, all rules must lead to charity.” (St. Vincent de Paul)
Today's Gospel: “Go into the whole world and proclaim the Gospel to every creature.” (Mark 16:15)
In the News:
- Cities from the Carolinas to Massachusetts are digging out after a major winter storm ripped through the East Coast over the weekend.
- Locked in a tight battle to win next week’s opening nominating contest of the 2016 election, the two leading Democratic presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, will seek whatever edge they can in front of voters Monday at a town hall in Des Moines.
- The Islamic State released a video purporting to show nine Paris attackers before they launched their assaults on the French capital.
Pope Francis and church news:
- Pope Francis will travel to Sweden in October for a joint ecumenical commemoration of the start of the Reformation, together with leaders of the Lutheran World Federation and representatives of other Christian Churches.
- Stranded on buses overnight by a monster snowstorm that has shut down parts of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, hundreds of Catholic high school students from Nebraska and elsewhere created a snow alter and celebrated mass.
- Pope Francis centered his Angelus address this Sunday on what it means to evangelize the poor, and how this is the mission of the Church.
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