In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include the influence of the Catholic vote in the 2016 race, commentary on the firing of a Catholic news editor, and the death of a U.S. Navy SEAL.

“The contribution of women in all areas of human activity is undeniable, beginning with the family. But only to recognize it – is that enough?” (Pope Francis)

Today's Gospel: "I have much more to tell you, but you cannot bear it now." (John 16:12)

In the News:

  • A once unthinkable idea is now the Republican Party's new political reality: Donald Trump is its presumptive presidential nominee.
  • Medical errors kill about 250,000 people a year, making it the third leading cause of death, according to a new study from a well-known Johns Hopkins medical school professor and author.
  • U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter called the death of Petty Officer First Class Charles Keating, a Navy SEAL killed Tuesday in Iraq, a tragic reminder of the great risks that American troops face in helping Iraqi forces repel Islamic State.

Pope Francis and church news:

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