In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include Trump attacking FOX News, the pope meets with an American celebrity, and the pope's apostolic exhortation on family will be released shortly.

“Jesus wants evangelizers who proclaim the good news not only with words, but above all by a life transfigured by God’s presence." (Pope Francis)

Today's Gospel: “The measure with which you measure will be measured out to you, and still more will be given to you.” (Mark 4:24)

In the News:

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday night lashed out at Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly in his first appearance on the network since he announced plans to boycott the next GOP debate.
  • Hours after the jailed leader of the occupation at a remote Oregon wildlife refuge called on his followers to “stand down,” three occupiers at the refuge — now encircled by a swarm of law enforcement officials — were arrested after turning themselves in to authorities late Wednesday.
  • The head of the World Health Organization said Thursday the Zika virus is "spreading explosively' in the Americas and called an emergency meeting next week to determine how to confront the crisis.

Pope Francis and church news:

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