In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include Olympic athletes inspired by their Catholic faith, Trump having trouble with Catholic voters, and troubles with the Healthcare marketplace.
"What really matters in life is that we are loved by Christ and that we love Him in return." (Pope John Paul II)
Today's Gospel: “Many are invited, but few are chosen.” (Matthew 22:14)
In the News:
- Two U.S. Olympic swimmers were prevented from leaving Brazil on Wednesday night as differences emerged in their accounts of an armed robbery they said they endured last weekend.
- The woman in charge of running Donald Trump's campaign wants to let Trump be Trump, but in a more disciplined way.
- Aetna Inc warned in July that it would exit much of the individual Obamacare health insurance market if the government challenged its deal to buy rival Humana Inc, according to a letter it sent to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Pope Francis and church news:
- In a new article for the Huffington Post, former Maryland Governor Marin O'Malley explains why Donald Trump is having trouble with Catholic voters.
- An Olympic runner whose sportsmanship drew headlines this week says that her faith in God helps her to find joy in her sport.
- After riots last weekend in Milwaukee brought long-standing social tensions to the surface, Catholic leaders are calling for prayer first and foremost, but also action to promote justice.
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