In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include results from Wisconsin, a major oil merger is blocked, and a five year old losing her eyesight is blessed by Pope Francis.
"Our hearts were made for You, O Lord, and they are restless until they rest in you." (St. Augustine of Hippo)
Today's Gospel: "But whoever lives the truth comes to the light, so that his works may be clearly seen as done in God." (John 3:21)
In the News:
- Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders each won their Wisconsin primary by 13 points.
- A founding partner of the Panamanian law firm at the center of the Panama Papers scandal says it is a "victim" and the real crime is hacking.
- The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday sought to block the merger of oil-field services giants Halliburton and Baker Hughes, filing a lawsuit that jeopardizes a $34 billion tie-up that both companies had pursued in the wake of slumping oil prices.
Pope Francis and church news:
- A 5-year-old girl was blessed by Pope Francis today after traveling with her parents to Rome for her "visual bucket list."
- Pope Francis met with a delegation from the Diocese of Gubbio during his General Audience on Wednesday, to support the annual March for Peace against Hunger.
- The relics of Syrian St. Elian, which originally were thought to have been destroyed by members of the so-called Islamic State militia, have been found amid the rubble of the desecrated Mar Elian Church in Qaryatain, Syria.
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