In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include a climate agreement, Ferguson preparing for a grand jury announcement, income inequality, and changes within the Catholic Church's hierarchy.
"The mystery of the poor is this: That they are Jesus, and what you do for them you do for Him. It is the only way we have of knowing and believing in our love. They mystery of poverty is that by sharing in it, making ourselves poor in giving to others, we increase our knowledge of and belief in love." -- Dorothy Day
Today's Mass Readings: "But when the kindness and generous love of God our savior appeared, not because of any righteous deeds we had done but because of his mercy, he saved us through the bath of rebirth." (Titus 3:1-7)
In the News:
- While Republicans vow to approve the keystone pipeline, the U.S. and China reach Climate agreement.
- Ferguson prepares for Grand Jury Announcement, hoping to protect peaceful protesters but warning against violence.
- And, in other news, see what police are calling the "pump and dump" crime wave that is happening around the country.
Pope Francis and church News:
- The change Pope Francis is promoting is shaking the hierarchy of the Catholic church.
- Many are asking, when will the U.S. Catholic Bishops start talking about income inequality?
- Meanwhile, Pope Francis has created a commission to hear clergy sexual abuse appeals.
- And, in another part of the world, Kenya's Catholic bishops suspect Tetanus vaccine, aimed at mother's in their child bearing years, to be "birth control in disguise."
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