In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include North Korea's internet going offline, the mayor of New York City calls for a pause in protests, and Pope Francis sends a message to Christians in the middle east.
"We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly; let him rejoice." (Pope Paul VI)
Today's Reading: "He guides the humble in righteousness, and teaches the humble his way." (Psalms 25:9)
In the News:
- North Korean internet goes dark days after President Obama pledges response to Sony hack.
- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio calls for pause in protests after police killings.
- Taliban push into Afghan districts that the United States had secured.
Pope Francis and church news:
- Pope Francis urges Middle East Christians to hold on despite ISIS.
- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York tells New Yorkers to not give up on hope and peace after the shooting of two NYPD police officers.
- Auxiliary Bishop Christopher J. Coyne of Indianapolis has been chosen by Pope Francis to be the next bishop of Burlington, Vermont.
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