In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include negotiations with Iran, crisis in the eurozone, and the pope hints at major changes within the church.
“Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.” (St. Augustine of Hippo)
Today's Reading: “The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his harvest.” (Matthew 9:37)
In the News:
- International negotiators have extended their deadline once again as they struggle to reach a nuclear deal with Iran.
- Greece’s last-ditch effort to secure its place in the eurozone had a rocky start when its finance minister arrived at a meeting of counterparts without a fresh rescue proposal.
- States are mounting an uneven fiscal recovery from the Great Recession, with energy-rich states leading and Northeastern states with big pension obligations lagging, a new study shows
Pope Francis and church news:
- Hinting that changes could be coming to the Catholic Church, Pope Francis asked a large crowd to pray for God to make miracles out of ideas that some believers might consider "impure" or even "threatening."
- A priest killed in Syria while caring for the people there should be considered for canonisation, a fellow Jesuit has said.
- A March 2015 survey from the Public Religion Research Institute found that millennials in the U.S. -- those between ages 18 and 35 -- are more progressive than older age groups on a variety of different issues.
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