In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include a predawn raid on terror suspects in Paris,
the pope insists the doors of the church remain open, and the military has a priest shortage.
"Underlying the principle of the common good is respect for the human person as such, endowed with basic and inalienable rights ordered to his or her integral development." (Pope Francis)
Today's Gospel: “It is written, My house shall be a house of prayer, but you have made it a den of thieves.” (Luke 19:46)
In the News:
- The ringleader in last week's bloody terrorist attacks in Paris was killed in a pre-dawn raid Wednesday on an apartment building north of the French capital.
- In a speech she'll deliver this morning in New York, Hillary Clinton will describe her strategy to combat ISIS.
- Less than two weeks before a crucial global climate summit in Paris kicks off, NOAA, NASA and other global temperature monitors released data showing that the planet is halfway to two degrees of warming, the much publicized limit of "controllable" climate change.
Pope Francis and church news:
- Despite security fears after the Paris attacks, Pope Francis says the doors of Catholic churches around the world must remain open.
- Despite rumors that a date has been set for Mother Teresa’s canonization, the Holy See Press Office told CNA Wednesday that the cause for sainthood has not concluded, and no date has been officially set.
- Archbishop Timothy Broglio is begging for more priests for the Archdiocese of Military Services, saying that he soon may be “unable to provide Catholic priests for the military.”
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