In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include trouble within the Trump campaign, a new article by CACG's Chris Hale on Pope Francis and 'Radical Islam', and the plight of Christians in the Middle East.

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” (Saint Augustine)

Today's Gospel: “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” (Matthew 16:16)

In the News:

Pope Francis and church news:

  • Cardinal Marc Ouellet, whose writings were once strongly identified with resistance to any change to the ban on Communion for divorced and civilly remarried Catholics, has given a ringing endorsement to "Amoris Laetitia," the apostolic exhortation by Pope Francis that sums up two synods on the family.
  • In a new article for TIME, CACG's executive director, Christopher Hale, writes about how Pope Francis rejects Donald Trump's notions of 'Radical Islam.'
  • Religious freedom is for non-Muslims in the Middle East, too, a Syrian Catholic leader said in a strong warning about the future of the region’s Christians and about the “Machiavellian” nature of Western foreign policy.

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