In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include the protests surrounding the case in NYC and Mayor De Blasio's reaction, Hilary Clinton, and some analyses on Obama's legacy.
"We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty. " -- Mother Teresa
Today's Gospel: "Everyone who listens to these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock." (MT 7:24)
In the News:
- More protests erupt after another police officer was not indicted after the death of Eric Gardner. NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio had a very personal reaction to this annoucement.
- Hillary Clinton spoke last night in support of a protective humanitarian approach for combating ISIS.
- Some Republican's want to uninvite the President to give the state of the union address as a reaction to his executive order on immigration.
- And historians may have a different take on Obama's legacy compared to a contemporary analysis of the current President.
Pope Francis and church news:
- Christmas happened early for one church in California when they received an anonymous 20 million dollar donation.
- Pope Francis was also given an early Christmas gift by the president of a Italian Cooperative, it was two donkeys.
- The head of the Swiss Guard has been fired by Pope Francis for being too strict.
- And 7,000 tango dancers plan to flash mob in Rome for Pope Francis's birthday later this month.
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