In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include the first presidential debate, the death of a golf legend, and the decentralization of "Amoris Laetitia" by Pope Francis.
"Without debate, without criticism no administration and no country can succeed and no republic can survive." (President John F. Kennedy)
Today's Gospel: “For the one who is least among all of you is the one who is the greatest.” (Luke 9:48)
In the News:
- Hillary Clinton holds a modest and potentially vulnerable lead over Donald J. Trump heading into the first presidential debate Monday night, with a large number of voters remaining undecided or saying they’ll support a minor-party candidate.
- Six people were injured when a shooter opened fire at a southwest Houston shopping center on Monday morning, police and fire officials said.
- Golfing legend Arnold Palmer died Sunday afternoon in Pittsburgh. Palmer was 87.
Pope Francis and church news:
- Whether Pope Francis intended it or not, by saying that the implementation of his document "Amoris Laetitia" depended on the guidelines of local bishops, he has decentralized resolution of the debate over Communion for divorced and civilly remarried Catholics.
- A Catholic priest who was kidnapped in western Mexico a week ago has been found shot dead.
- Californians should vote for Proposition 62, a ballot measure to end the death penalty, the Archbishop of Los Angeles has said in a reflection on justice, Catholic teaching and American society.
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