In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include the Rosetta Comet, Sen. Warren's new role in the democratic caucus, and reports of executive action on immigration.
"Let the Church always be a place of mercy and hope, where everyone is welcomed, loved and forgiven." -- Pope Francis
Today's Mass Readings: "I have experienced much joy and encouragement from your love, because the hearts of the holy ones have been refreshed by you, brother" (Philemon 7:20)
In the News:
- One country just landed a satellite on a comet for the first time ever, making history.
- In U.S. politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren gains new role in Senate Democratic caucus.
- And, President Obama will be announcing an immigration plan via executive action. It could mean the suspended deportation of millions.
Pope Francis and church News:
- Pope Francis voices solidarity for Mexican victims of drug violence.
- Even with the growing popularity of Pope Francis, the popularity of Catholicism in Latin America is declining.
- This week is the 25th anniversary of the murder of the six Jesuits priests in El Salvador.
- "People are longing for a word of comfort, and I'm grateful to remind them of the hope of eternal life" --Father James Martin, SJ on the joys of being a priest.
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