In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include the primary race in Indiana, Detroit schools shut down, and a peacemaking priest passes away.
“One is called to live nonviolently, even if the change one works for seems impossible.” (Fr. Daniel Berrigan)
Today's Gospel: "I have told you this so that you may not fall away." (John 15:26)
In the News:
- Back in the part of the country where he last lost to Ted Cruz, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is confidently pushing for a win Tuesday in Indiana that he argues ought to knock the Texas senator out of the race.
- Bernie Sanders said today he will consider the Democratic Party's convention "contested," unless his opponent Hillary Clinton gets enough pledged delegates to win nomination without super delegates.
- A mass of teacher sick-outs has shut down 94 schools in Detroit Public Schools on Monday, as teachers protest the news Saturday that the district won't be able to pay them past June 30.
Pope Francis and church news:
- Moral and ethical concerns must guide medical research so it will always be at the service of protecting human life and dignity, Pope Francis said.
- Pope Francis on Sunday decried the resurgence of violence in Syria in recent days, especially in Aleppo, and renewed the call to bring about peace through dialogue.
- Jesuit Fr. Daniel Berrigan, poet and peacemaker who was one of the most influential voices in shaping Catholic thinking about war and peace during the past century, died over the weekend at the age of 94.
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