In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include a new round of 2016 primaries, the Zika virus spreading to Europe, and the pope talks about the importance of mercy.

"Men and women are sacrificed to the idols of profit and consumption: it is the ‘culture of waste.’ If a computer breaks it is a tragedy, but poverty, the needs and dramas of so many people end up being considered normal." (Pope Francis)

Today's Gospel: "For whoever is not against us is for us." (Mark 9:40)

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