In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include the pope meeting with Iran's president, the pope releases a children's book, and the Democratic presidential candidates square off one more time before Iowa.

“Those working in the political and economic sectors have a precise responsibility towards others, particularly those who are most frail, weak and vulnerable.” (Pope Francis)

Today's Gospel: “Here are my mother and my brothers. For whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother.” (Mark 3:34-35)

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