Copy Desk Daily, March 26, 2019

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Pope Francis visits Morocco March 30-31. He'll be the second pope to visit the North African nation. NCR Vatican correspondent Joshua J. McElwee provides a curtain raiser for the upcoming trip. McElwee will be reporting on the ground, and you'll find all his reporting here.

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Attorney General William Barr summarized the final report of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of possible conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election. NCR responded with a Monday morning editorial: We should breathe a sign of relief, but we need more than Barr's summary.

Chris Herlinger reports on the conclusion of the 63rd session of the United Nations' Commission on the Status of Women.

Santa Clara students do some good in the world — and gain experience in real-world problem-solving — through the university's Global Social Benefit Fellowship

We've got a hard Lent ahead: Gabe Huck asks, "Should the Gospel we profess and the liturgy we do raise in us some great unease with the political, economic, military and environmental conditions that are our responsibility as U.S. citizens and residents?"


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