In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include Pope Francis set to visit the German Chancellor, U2 at the Sistine Chapel, and a new study on the effects of social services on health.
“It is to those who have the most need of us that we ought to show our love more especially.” (Saint Francis de Sales)
Today's Gospel: "I am the way and the truth and the life." (John 14:6)
In the News:
- The coalition of Republicans opposed to Donald J. Trump’s candidacy braced Monday for a debilitating setback as he appeared poised for a victory in Indiana that would put him on track to seal the Republican nomination by the time primary voting ends next month.
- Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday he is allowing the guns-on-campus bill to become law without his signature.
- States that spend more money on social services and public health programs relative to medical care have much healthier residents than states that don’t, a study out today by a prominent public health researcher found.
Pope Francis and church news:
- At his daily morning mass, Pope Francis lamented on Tuesday that there are many following Christianity in a confused way, forgetting that Jesus is the only true path.
- Pope Francis will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday for a private audience, a Vatican spokeswoman said.
- Lead guitarist The Edge from Irish rock band sensation U2 played “the most beautiful parish hall in the world” this weekend – the Sistine Chapel.
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