Copy Desk Daily, June 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.

The USCCB Spring Assembly 2019 is wrapping up. The fractures in the church have been evident in Baltimore and they've been evident in the Catholic press, too, Michael Sean Winters writes: Media outlets highlight division through coverage of US bishops' meeting.

When James Carroll proposed an end to Catholic priesthood in an essay in The Atlantic, several NCR writers had strong responses. Now it's the readers' turn: In Letters to the Editor, read your thoughts on abolishing the priesthood.

To build a nonviolent future, act now, Sr. Susan Rose Francois asks us. Violence is pervasive in our society, but in November and then just last week, it has come close to home for her.

ICYMI: Every place we go changes us. Sr. María de Lourdes López Munguía's new surroundings and new experiences since the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary sent her to Tunisia (she had been in Chile) have her pondering the gift of building our identities.

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