In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include the Vatican report on the role of women in the Church, Sandy Hook families sue gun manufacturers, and the United States asks for assistance from Pope Francis in regards to closing Guantanamo Bay prison.
“Just because we cannot see clearly the end of the road, that is no reason for not setting out on the essential journey. "-- Robert F. Kennedy
Today's Reading: "Judiciously he guides the humble, instructing the poor in his way." (Psalms 25:9)
In the News:
- At least 135 people were killed, many of them children, and more injured Tuesday when Taliban gunmen attacked a military-run school in Peshawar, Pakistan.
- The victim of one prisoner in Florida is advocating for his release.
- Ten Sandy Hook families represented by Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder filed a lawsuit against Bushmaster Firearms for wrongful death.
- Former Governor of Flordia, Jeb Bush, forms PAC to explore presidential run.
Pope Francis and church news:
- Senior fellow for Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good, Chirstopher Hale, released a statement earlier today in response to the Vatican report on U.S. women's religious orders. The report has reaffirmed the positive role women play in the Catholic Church.
- The United States has asked Pope Francis and the Vatican to assist them in closing down the Guantanamo Bay prison complex in Cuba.
- New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan cuts ties with anti-abortion crusader Frank Pavone.
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