In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include a manhunt in New York, the meeting between Pope Francis and Russian President Putin, and new studies show a national drop in underage drinking and abortion.

“We are to be like Christ, who responds to every plea for his help with love, mercy and compassion.” (Pope Francis)

Today's Reading: “leave your gift there at the altar,” (Matthew 5:24)

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Pope Francis and church news:

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