In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include Trump react to criminal charges against campaign manager, the government cracks into an iPhone, and the pope gives a special blessing.
"We shall steer safely through every storm so long as our heart is right, our intention fervent, our courage steadfast, and our trust fixed on God." (St. Francis de Sales)
Today's Gospel: "Were not our hearts burning within us while he spoke to us on the way and opened the Scriptures to us?" (John 24:32)
In the News:
- Donald Trump says he is considering legal action in response to a recent battery charge against campaign manager Corey Lewandowski.
- French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday dropped a controversial bill that would have stripped convicted terrorists with dual nationality of their French citizenship.
- Now that the United States government has cracked open an iPhone that belonged to a gunman in the San Bernardino, Calif., mass shooting without Apple's help, the tech company is under pressure to find and fix the flaw.
Pope Francis and church news:
- Christians have "the certainty that he[God] will never abandon us," the pope said at his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square March 30.
- Pope Francis offered a special blessing for Mother Angelica following her death on Easter Sunday, expressing his confidence that she is already in heaven.
- The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked for parties in the Little Sisters’ case to submit alternative means, if possible, of ensuring contraceptive coverage while maintaining religious freedom.
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