Copy Desk Daily, Sept. 9, 2019

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The stigma attached to having a child at an early age makes life difficult for Kenyan teenagers who get pregnant. At the Annunciation Home Crisis Pregnancy Center, Good Shepherd sisters in Kenya offer safe haven for pregnant girls in crisis.

Fr. Peter Daly continues his ongoing analysis of what is needed to reform the priesthood. With this column, he's confronting causes of clericalism: original sin, institutional dynamics — with more underlying causes saved for his next installment.

Consecrated women and men partner to combat trafficking. They came together recently for a workshop in Nairobi, Kenya, where they shared the successes and heartbreaks of their efforts.

Don't like that pope? Read what he wrote — and read it with an open mind. Michael Sean Winters did that with Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI and benefited from it, so he encourages the same from Pope Francis' critics today.

Consider the spiritual connections to your impact on the Earth on Season of Creation Daily Day 9: Seeking compassionate simplicity.

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