In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include Bernie Sanders visiting the Vatican, relief efforts in Japan continue, and the Supreme Court decides the fate of one of Obama's signature executive actions.
“Do not lose hope. The greatest gift we can offer to one another is love.” (Pope Francis)
Today's Gospel: "I am the gate." (John 10:9)
In the News:
- Donald Trump's presidential campaign is rocking his hometown of New York City as he is poised for a thumping victory in the state's primary on Tuesday.
- The U.S. military joined relief efforts Monday in southern Japan for areas devastated by two powerful earthquakes as local rescuers combed through debris looking for 10 people still reported missing.
- The Supreme Court on Monday will take on a case that could torpedo the Obama administration's controversial executive actions on immigration that have become a flashpoint in the 2016 race.
Pope Francis and church news:
- Pope Francis has taken 12 Syrian migrants back with him to the Vatican after visiting a camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.
- Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders met with Pope Francis in the Vatican on Saturday, calling the short visit an "honor and a joy."
- Pope emeritus Benedict XVI celebrated his 89th birthday on Saturday, and received special greetings from Pope Francis.
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