In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include Clinton reaching a historic campaign milestone, Paul Ryan laying out a positive GOP vision, and the pope seeks new ways to combat sex abuse within the Church.
"I believe that, as long as there is plenty, poverty is evil. Government belongs wherever evil needs an adversary and there are people in distress. " (Robert F. Kennedy)
Today's Gospel: “You are the light of the world. A city set on a mountain cannot be hidden.” (Luke 5:14)
In the News:
- Hillary Clinton has secured enough delegates to win the Democratic presidential nomination, according to the Associated Press.
- Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday will start detailing policy prescriptions that are part of a positive Republican vision that he says will show Americans what the party is for, rather than focusing on what it’s against.
- President Obama, after months of sitting on the sidelines of the rancorous contest to succeed him, is now ready to aggressively campaign for Hillary Clinton, starting with a formal endorsement of her candidacy as early as this week.
Pope Francis and church news:
- Pope Francis will set up a panel of legal experts to help him in deciding whether to remove a religious superior or bishop from office for failing to protect minors and vulnerable adults from sex abuse.
- An elderly couple with disabilities on the outskirts of Rome now has an electric scooter, thanks to a gift from Pope Francis.
- Even in the midst of suffering and death, Christians can become witnesses of the resurrection and the power of God's compassion, Pope Francis said as he proclaimed two new saints.
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