Copy Desk Daily, June 28, 2019

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It's the 50th anniversary of the start of the Stonewall riots, a defining moment in the struggle for LGBTQ rights. In the lead-up to this weekend, Fordham University and the Church of St. Francis Xavier in New York hosted a conversation in which activists examined church impact on LGBTQ rights movements around world.

On vacation or on retreat — what's the difference? And when you head off on vacation, would you lie and tell people you're on retreat, just to make sure emails and texts and messages won't follow you? Those are a couple of the questions considered in GSR's featured clip from A Nun's Life podcast this week.

You're not necessarily safe from interruptions when on retreat, as Sr. Virginia Herbers found out. But God can turn that into something grace-filled, when interruptions reveal our true mission.

NCR's Letters to the Editor for this week is a collection of readers' thoughts on a traditional Mass, presidential elections, humility and more.

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