In today's Catholic Daily Roundup, top stories include a nationwide sweep on undocumented immigrants, a National Geographic story on the Virgin Mary, and the possible beatification of a priest who was on the Titanic.

“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.” (H. Jackson Brown Jr.)

Today's Gospel: “He has raised up for us a mighty Savior, born of the house of his servant David.” (Luke 1:69)

In the News:

  • Federal immigration authorities are planning a nationwide sweep of undocumented immigrants and families who are still in the United States even after being ordered by a judge to return home, according to U.S. officials. 
  • The investigation into the extensive involvement of Belgians in the Paris terrorist attacks widened on Thursday with news that a 30-year-old Belgian man had been arrested on terrorism charges.
  • Several arrests were made amid protests by the Black Lives Matter group at the Mall of America in Minnesota. Protesters moved their demonstration to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport this afternoon after they were forced out of the Mall of America.

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