In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include the pope meeting with Instagram's CEO, Bernie Sanders claims the pope is a socialist, and the GOP debate shows a new side of Marco Rubio.
“No one heals himself by wounding another.” (Saint Ambrose)
Today's Gospel: "The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; by the Lord has this been done, and it is wonderful in our eyes?" (Luke 21:42)
In the News:
- Senator Marco Rubio, alarmed by Donald J. Trump’s ascendancy and worried that his presidential chances were slipping away, unleashed a barrage of attacks on the real estate mogul’s business ethics, hiring practices and financial achievements in Thursday’s debate.
- As the clock races toward the deadline for Syria's warring parties to declare them in or out of a proposed "cessation of hostilities," the stakes could hardly be higher.
- The United States has unveiled a United Nations resolution on North Korea, packed with additional sanctions and designed to make a dent in the country's nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
Pope Francis and church news:
- Instagram’s CEO and co-founder Kevin Systrom met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Friday to discuss the power of images.
- Pope Francis has met with several of the children who wrote him letters for his new book, “Dear Pope Francis,” which was presented to him during the meeting.
- After Bernie Sanders said Pope Francis was a socialist, Catholics in alliance for the Common Good executive director, Christopher Hale, explains in a new National Catholic Reporter article why that's not the case.
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