Copy Desk Daily, July 1, 2019

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Nuns on healing mission in Sri Lanka help Easter Sunday bombing victims regain normalcy. More than 200 sisters have been sent out by the Conference of Major Religious Superiors of Sri Lanka to provide psychological support to people affected by the April suicide bombings that targeted churches and hotels. GSR shares their stories from Negombo, Sri Lanka.

Why are Catholic schools firing gay teachers, and how can one refuse? Unraveling the issues of canon law and secular law raised by the recent firing and not-firing at two different Catholic schools in the Indianapolis Archdiocese.

There's been a lot of discussion over the past year about reforms needed in the hierarchical Catholic Church. In her latest column, Sr. Ilia Delio argues that it's not just about the hierarchy: Theology needs radical revisioning.

ICYMI: From the Industrial Revolution to the Digital, what guides us on 'new things'? Pope Leo XIII's encyclical Rerum Novarum provided a model, a starting point that's been expanded upon, for the church to respond to the signs of the times to this day, writes Don Clemmer.

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