Copy Desk Daily, March 21, 2019

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Have a coffee story with your morning coffee! Agape Latte storytelling program helps students on their faith journeys. The program started in 2006 at Boston College as a way for students to talk about God in a laid-back atmosphere that keeps it from getting awkward. Thousands now come to Agape Latte events each year.

Child laborers and orphans in Vietnam are vulnerable to physical and sexual abuse, and a workshop organized by the Filles de Marie Immaculée seeks to give them the tools to protect themselves and each other. Read about the children's stories and the sisters' efforts in Child workers in Vietnam stay safer knowing labor rights, self-defense tactics.

Mike Jordan Laskey, one of our Young Voices columnists, looks at his childhood bedroom and wonders: What to do when nostalgia attacks?

The Benedictine Sisters of Erie, Pennsylvania, have seen an upswing in interest in their life. New members are a gift, and hard work — and a call to authenticity, writes Sr. Susan Doubet.

Theologian supports declaring St. Romero 'doctor of the church': Now that Archbishop Óscar Romero is an official saint, should he be declared a doctor of the church, too? Fr. Gustavo Gutiérrez, one of the founders of liberation theology, thinks so.

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