In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include a budget deal agreed upon, tensions rise between the United States and China, and bishops call for action on climate change.

"Love, overflowing with small gestures of mutual care, is also civic and political, and it makes itself felt in every action that seeks to build a better world." (Pope Francis)

Today's Gospel: “For in hope we were saved. Now hope that sees for itself is not hope. For who hopes for what one sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait with endurance.” (Romans 8:24)

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