In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include a planned meeting between Pope Francis a married gay activist, a leading Republican in the Senate tells Pope Francis to stay out of global warming debate, and a long standing Straw Poll will cease during the 2016 presidential cycle.

“The need to resolve the structural causes of poverty cannot be delayed, not only for the pragmatic reason of its urgency for the good order of society, but because society needs to be cured of a sickness which is weakening and frustrating it, and which can only lead to new crises.” (Pope Francis)

Today's Reading: “he knows that he is speaking the truth, so that you also may come to believe.” (John 19:35)

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