Copy Desk Daily, June 24, 2019

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In the final contribution from the 2018-19 panelists for GSR's The Life feature, sisters welcome the reader into their own neighborhoods, where they think locally, act locally: We are all neighbors, they remind us.

At their recent assembly, the Honduran bishops issue scathing critique of their country's government, saying the people's indignation at corruption and violence is "painful and understandable."

Catholic sisters have cared for needy children for centuries. But long-established means of doing that — through institutions like orphanages — have come under increasing scrutiny. Sr. Joyce Meyer reports from Rome at a workshop that considered the issues at stake and explored the movement away from institutional care of children.

In a response to the Vatican document 'Male and Female He Created Them,' theologian Paul Schutz argues that the church cannot and should not ignore science or the experience of LGBTQ+ people.

"Imagine a community of communities," writes Betty Thompson. Being church: We can do this, she says, and we've got a great model in the Leadership Conference of Women Religious.

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