In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include the GOP, weekend political parties, and a country thinking of new ways to tackle food waste.

"Exclude the need for appearances: what counts is not appearances; the value of life does not depend on the approval of others or on success, but on what we have inside us." -- Pope Francis

Today's Mass Readings: "I ask you, not as though I were writing a new commandment but the one we have had from the beginning: let us love one another." (2 JN 1:5)

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