In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include the important issues in this year's campaigns, what the White House says about the election, and a personal look into the life of Pope Francis.
"Politics, according to the Social Doctrine of the Church, is one of the highest forms of charity, because it serves the common good. I cannot wash my hands, eh? We all have to give something!" -- Pope Francis
Today's Mass Readings: "Brothers and sisters: Have among yourselves the same attitude that is also yours in Chris Jesus" (Philippians 2:5-11)
Election Day News:
- Read about about what issues are central to this year's campaigns, and what issues have been overlooked
- Here are the races that will determine which political party will come out on top and which one will have a rough night
- Not too sure about the details of the election today? Here's 50 election facts to help and what the White House says about today's election
- "The absence of a more frank discussion about America's poverty problems remains a mystery in our national political discourse. Who are 'the poor'? Who represents them?"
Pope Francis News:
- Cardinal Gerhard Muller says Pope Francis "has tried to indicate to the world the true poverty of the human condition in our times: the poverty of body and soul"
- A personal look into Pope Francis: he is "reserved with a great sense of humor."
- A special page on the Vatican website has been launched which brings together many Vatican communications, like radio, television, print, social media, regarding the Synod of Bishops.
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