In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include the Navy Yard in Washington D.C. on lockdown, the Vatican holds a conference on greenhouse gases and poverty, and Catholic leaders in Iowa call on GOP candidates to follow the teachings of the pope.

"A politics concerned with immediate results, supported by consumerist sectors of the population, is driven to produce short-term growth." (Pope Francis)

Today's Reading: “Courage, child, your sins are forgiven.” (Matthew 9:2)

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