In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include new details on the terror attack, the Little Sisters head to the Supreme Court, and the presidential race begins to narrow.
"Whenever we encounter another person in love, we learn something new about God." (Pope Francis)
Today's Gospel: “You have said so.” (John 26:25)
In the News:
- The surviving suspect directly linked to the terror attacks in Brussels is believed to be still on the run, according to Belgian officials.
- Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton notched convincing victories in Arizona, picking up the biggest prize on Western Tuesday that moved the front-runners ever closer to a general election clash.
- Prosecutors in a Los Angeles suburb say they have dramatically scaled back a vast and legally questionable eavesdropping operation, built by federal drug agents, that once accounted for nearly a fifth of all U.S. wiretaps.
Pope Francis and church news:
- On the eve of the March 23 oral arguments before the Supreme Court in Zubik v. Burwell, best known as the Little Sisters of the Poor case, two plaintiffs appealed the case in the court of public opinion, and hinted that a political solution might be their ultimate redress.
- Pope Francis will wash the feet of young refugees during an Easter Week ritual in a gesture high in symbolism inside the Catholic Church and beyond.
- Pope Francis offered prayers for the victims of attacks at an airport and metro in Belgium, condemning the acts as “blind violence” and praying for peace.
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