In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include what industries could pose a threat to President Obama's Trans Pacific Partnership, the legal battle over allowing transgender Americans to use restrooms that correspond with their gender identity, and Pope Francis' technological abilities.

"I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples" (Mother Theresa)

Today's Gospel: “[The Kingdom of heaven] is the smallest of all the seeds, yet when full-grown it is the largest of plants. It becomes a large bush, and the birds of the sky come and dwell in its branches." (Matthew 13:31-32)

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Pope Francis and church news:

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