Copy Desk Daily, Aug. 27, 2019

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Brebeuf athletes excluded from some Catholic events as Jesuits appeal decree from the Indianapolis archbishop, who declared that the high school could no longer call itself Catholic. Brebeuf Prepatory and Cathedral High School were caught in a summer controversy over firing — or, in Brebeuf's case, not firing — gay teachers. The new school year sees a new status quo.

Sr. Dorothy Fernandes has worked with the urban poor of Patna, India, for 16 years. The work has been hard, but she recounts how activism finally pays off for the people who have been struggling for their rights.

Q & A with Sr. Redemptor Ikonga on her passion for taking care of Mother Nature: A member of the Daughters of Mary Immaculate, the Kenyan sister plants an average of 10 trees a day, along with administering a home for HIV-positive orphans.

I was in prison and you visited me: Prison chaplain Fr. Paul Morrissey had a profound encounter with a man in solitary confinement.

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