Copy Desk Daily, June 26, 2019

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The French group Enfants du Silence, or "Children of Silence," advocates for those whose fathers were priests. A June 13 meeting with an archbishop took a step toward breaking the silence, as French bishops start dialogue with children of priests.

Sr. Luisa Derouen, who's been ministering to transgender Catholics for two decades, has heard from them about the hurt they felt from the recent document on gender from the Vatican's Congregation for Catholic Education. In her GSR column, Sister Luisa makes a plea for listening to God's transgender people.

That Vatican document claimed to want dialogue on gender theory, but it more portended a curial monologue, according to Fr. Daniel Horan. He asks: What's the path to true dialogue about gender in the church? The work of one great American theologian may offer some advice.

Michael Sean Winters has got an eye on the first 2020 election debates: What to watch for as 20 Democrats take to the stage.

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