In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include terror updates in Belgium, a new Vatican ambassador to the U.S., and an article by Keystone Catholics on Trump's views towards Muslims.
“Jesus, help me to simplify my life by learning what You want me to be — and becoming that person.” (St. Thérèse of Lisieux)
Today's Gospel: "He gave them bread from heaven to eat." (John 6:31)
In the News:
- Donald Trump’s children Eric and Ivanka won’t be able to vote for their father in the New York primary because both failed to register as Republicans before an October deadline, the presidential hopeful said Monday.
- Belgium has charged two more men with terrorist offences linked to last month's bombings in Brussels and also searched a house related to the attacks in Paris, detaining three people, federal prosecutors said on Tuesday.
- A Hillary Clinton joke about Bill de Blasio's support is drawing a racial backlash.
Pope Francis and church news:
- Pope Francis has appointed French-born Archbishop Christophe Pierre as the Vatican ambassador to the U.S., replacing Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, the Holy See press office announced Tuesday.
- In his first article for Truthout, state director of Keystone Catholics, Stephen Seufert, writes about how Donald Trump's views on Muslim citizens, immigrants and refugees, coupled with his foreign policy stances, may be endangering America and her allies.
- A standing ovation in a packed Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame greeted the Little Sisters of the Poor who were on campus April 9 to receive the Evangelium Vitae Award for outstanding service to human life.
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