Copy Desk Daily, July 26, 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.

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Explore Pope Francis' environmental encyclical with our complimentary readers' guide.

Abuse accuser wants Steubenville university to be accountable, and is pressing for that in an open letter. The Franciscan University alumna, who told her story in an NCR article in October, says that she was abused by a friar and blamed by the school when she was a student there.

Sr. Susan Rose Francois reflects on the witness of the 70 Catholics who were arrested during the Catholic Day of Action for Immigrant Children in Washington, D.C. With their stand against injustice, they're choosing to resist for the whole.

This week's Letters to the Editor post collects more of readers' thoughts on gender theory and LGBT teachers. — responding both to news of the Vatican document against modern gender theory, and to previous readers' letters on firing LGBT teachers at Catholic schools.

Sr. Rose Pacatte reviews the new movie 'Skin,' a film that shows there are no 'good' people on the side of white nationalism.

Our political columnist weighs in on the big political news story, saying that Mueller testified with integrity amid Republicans' moral collapse. Michael Sean Winters asks: What did we learn about the state of our democracy?

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