In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include the grand jury indictment and its potential implications, the resignation of the defense chief, and the GOP.
"I firmly believe that our salvation depends on the poor." -- Dorothy Day
Today's Gospel: "I tell you truly, this poor widow put in more than all the rest; for those others have all made offerings from their surplus wealth, but she, from her poverty, has offered her whole livelihood." (Luke 21:3-4)
In the News:
- Unrest continues to mount as the grand jury has yet to announce the decision in Ferguson, Mo. They will reconvene today and some speculate an announcement will be made.
- One former mayor said a lot on Sunday about Ferguson in an interview with a Georgetown University Sociologist, and has continued to defend his comments today.
- Defense Chief Chuck Hagel is stepping down from his position in the Obama administration, some wonder if pressure was involved.
- See what the GOP is doing in response to Obama's executive action on immigration.
Pope Francis and church news:
- Pope Francis has appointed two new bishops, one in the USA and one in South Africa.
- This weekend, hundreds of people met at the The Person with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Animating Hope Conference where Pope Francis spoke to families affected by autism.
- Pope Francis will be speaking here tomorrow, and it will be the shortest length of travel in Papal history.
- And find out what some churches are doing in St. Louis, MO. in anticipation of a Grand Jury Announcement.
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