Copy Desk Daily, April 13, 2020

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Happy Easter!

Here are some things you may have missed from the end of Holy Week:

Women religious congregations share how they are reacting to the crisis — praying, bringing people together online, making masks for health care workers, carrying on limited ministries. "Religious life has prepared me for this," says one sister. Read more.

Related: Sisters adapt to COVID-19 pandemic amid nationwide lockdown in India

Commentary from Mary E. Hunt, who sees a changed church: It has taken a global pandemic to signal that the Roman Catholic Church hasn't a prayer of returning to many of its outmoded practices. Read more.

Your thoughts on coverage of the coronavirus: What readers think

It's more than "I'll just stop buying water in plastic bottles" — take a look at what some high schools are doing to inspire and equip their students to care for the environment through their lifestyle, career and activism choices, using Laudato Si' as a guide. Read more about what climate change demands of Catholic education.

New today: Christians threatened as Islamists push for control of Africa's Sahel, where the coronavirus threat is but one more complication

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