In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include a terror attack in Brussels, the church reaches out to the incarcerated, and the pope plans to travel to Indonesia.
"Christians and Muslims are brothers and sisters, and we must act as such." (Pope Francis)
Today's Gospel: “Where I am going, you cannot follow me now, though you will follow later.” (John 13:36)
In the News:
- Three explosions that ripped through the Belgian capital of Brussels on Tuesday killed at least 26 people and wounded 130 more, according to Belgian media, and raised the reality of terror once again in the heart of Europe.
- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) tore into Donald Trump on Monday, turning the Republican presidential front-runner’s favorite insult against him.
- On the eve of its scheduled legal showdown in a California court with Apple Inc., the Justice Department's request for a postponement was granted Monday by a federal judge as the FBI tests a new method for unlocking the iPhone of San Bernardino terrorist Syed Farook.
Pope Francis and church news:
- From Hawaii to Florida, many U.S. parishes and dioceses across the country are reaching out to the incarcerated.
- The car that was used by Pope Francis during his visit to the U.S. last September could now be yours—through an auction.
- Pope Francis would be pleased to visit Indonesia, he said on Monday as he received the letter of credentials from the new Indonesian ambassador to Vatican, Antonius Agus Sriyono.
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