In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include Ted Cruz attacking the media, NASA postpones a mission to Mars, and the pope will meet with the president of Iran.

“Politics, though often denigrated, remains a lofty vocation and one of the highest forms of charity, inasmuch as it seeks the common good.” (Pope Francis)

Today's Gospel: “What, then, will this child be? For surely the hand of the Lord was with him.” (Luke 1:66)

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