In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include the UN's highest court ruling on whether there were acts of genocide between Croatia and Serbia, Punxsutawney Phil's and his shadow, and the pope officially recognizes a martyr.

"Compassion is the ultimate and most meaningful embodiment of emotional maturity. It is through compassion that a person achieves the highest peak and deepest reach in his or her search for self-fulfillment." (Arthur Jersild)

Today's Reading: "May your hearts be ever merry!" (Psalm 22:26)

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