In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include the pope and refugees, the New York primary, and Brazil's continuing political turmoil.
“Never measure your generosity by what you give, but rather by what you have left." (Archbishop Fulton Sheen)
Today's Gospel: "The Father and I are one." (John 10:30)
In the News:
- Two presidential front-runners who both call New York home will try to put some distance between themselves and their opponents Tuesday and build momentum heading into the final contests.
- The Supreme Court on Monday seemed sharply divided during an extended argument over a challenge to President Obama’s plan that would shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation and allow them to work in the country legally.
- A defiant Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff vowed to stand her ground Monday, a day after the country's lower house passed a motion to impeach her.
Pope Francis and church news:
- Refugees, often perceived by society as an added cost or a problem, are a gift and a reflection of the face of God, Pope Francis said.
- Six members of the Servant Sisters of the Home of the Mother, including a young nun from Northern Ireland, are among the dead in the strongest earthquake to strike Ecuador since 1979.
- Japan's Catholic bishops are coordinating efforts to help the thousands of people affected by the two earthquakes which struck the city of Kumamoto on the southwestern island of Kyushu last week.
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