In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include a breakthrough in the confirmation of Obama's Attorney General nominee, a new study on vaccines and autism, and the resignation of a high ranking American bishop.

“God is more pleased by one work, however small, done secretly, without desire that it be known, than a thousand done with desire that men know of them.” (Saint John of the Cross)

Today's Reading: “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.” (John 6:35)

In the News:

Pope Francis and church news:

  • Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of an American bishop who was found guilty of failing to tell police about a suspected pedophile priest.
  • After the state faced widespread backlash over measures critics cast as anti-gay, several Arkansas cities worried about the economic fallout are challenging the new laws by expanding their anti-discrimination protections.
  • Turkey's top cleric described comments by Pope Francis that the 1915 mass killing of Armenians was genocide as immoral and said the Vatican should look to its own history before leveling accusations of casting stones.

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