Copy Desk Daily, Aug. 14, 2019

Our team of copy editors reads and posts most of what you see on the websites for National Catholic Reporter and Global Sisters Report (the NCR project focusing on women religious). The Copy Desk Daily highlights recommended news and opinion articles that have crossed our desks on their way to you.

Do Catholics 'actually' believe in the Real Presence? A recent Pew study got headlines and handwringing when it reported that a majority of them don't. But some experts point out that other surveys on this teaching in the past decade got significantly different (and better) results. Is it all in the wording?

Some commentators are saying the Hillary factor casts doubt on Elizabeth Warren's presidency chances against Donald Trump. But Michael Sean Winters says that worries about Warren's electability miss big differences between her and Hillary Clinton.

GSR's own Sr. Michele Morek shares her experience of the life-giving, charism-expanding convocation of Angela's Family — that is, the Ursulines.

Indian women theologians consider women deacons, the upsides and the downsides.

Sr. Joan Sauro has a knack for poetic spiritual reflections in her GSR column. Read her latest: Pearls at the house of mercy.

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