In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include the re-opening of embassies in Cuba, the Vatican takes steps to address sex abuse, and Pope Francis meets with retired pontiff Benedict XVI.

"Do we have the courage to welcome with tenderness the difficulties and problems of those who are near to us?" (Pope Francis)

Today's Reading: “Don’t be afraid; God has heard the boy’s cry in this plight of his.” (Genesis 21:17)

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Pope Francis and church news:

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