In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include the GOP and the keystone pipeline, different ways to honor veterans, Healthcare.gov opening early, voter turnout data on the midterms, and the USCCB annual meetings.
"To love God and neighbor is not something abstract, but profoundly concrete: it means seeing in every person and face of the Lord to be served, to serve him concretely. And you are, dear brothers and sisters, in the face of Jesus." -- Pope Francis
Today's Mass Readings: "Show yourself as a model of good deeds in every respect, with integrity in your teaching, dignity, and sound speech." (Titus 2:7)
In the News:
- As the fight against global warming continues, Republicans vow to approve the keystone pipeline.
- Here are a few more ways to honor veterans beyond the national holiday.
- The Obama administration has opened HealthCare.gov early so customers can look at their options before the market opens on Saturday.
- Thinking about going to the concert tonight at the National Mall? Here is what you need to know.
- And early data shows that voter turnout was at historic lows this past mid-term election.
Pope Francis and church News:
- The USCCB meetings started yesterday and many say the bishops are struggling to find their footing in the Pope Francis era.
- For some, Pope Francis's reassignment of Cardinal Burke has only increased talk of schism within the church.
- The Bishop of Arizona is urging Obama to move on immigration reform.
- And a little humor for your Tuesday from a papal inspired comic strip.
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