Copy Desk Daily, Sept. 27, 2019

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Your thoughts on impeachment and the Amazon: This week NCR ran two editorials, one about the value of impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump; and another about how the status quo won't save the planet or the church. Readers have responded via letters to the editor.

Michael Sean Winters believes impeachment is a horrible thing, but it's not the most horrible thing: The ethical corruption of our nation's highest office is worse than impeachment.

At university panel, DACA students challenge migration narrativeAt a panel discussion at Trinity Washington University, four undocumented student panelists shared their stories and challenged the tropes associated with immigrants.

Noted Irish theologian and ecumenist Gerard Mannion dies at 48: Theologians remember a colleague in the wake of his unexpected death. Gerard Mannion was "one of the most important Catholic theologians of our age," one says. From another: "I owe to Gerard some of my happiest memories of Catholic theological gatherings — and some of my worst hangovers."

A U.S. cardinal, the retired archbishop of San Francisco and Portland, Oregon, dies: U.S. Cardinal William Levada, former doctrinal head, dies in Rome.

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