Copy Desk Daily, April 24, 2019

Our team of copy editors reads and posts most of what you see on the websites for National Catholic Reporter and Global Sisters Report (the NCR project focusing on women religious). The Copy Desk Daily highlights recommended news and opinion articles that have crossed our desks on their way to you.

A Richard Rohr revival? The Franciscan friar is finding a following among the generation who grew up knowing only post-Vatican II Catholicism.

Read: For millennials, mysticism shows a path to their home faiths

Is there sex in heaven? Most theologians in the history of Christianity have said no. Theological ethicist Patricia Beattie Jung claims that sex could be a part of an afterlife full of love of God and others. 

Read: Author makes case that sex in heaven could shape its place on Earth

Speaking of the planet: While hospitals play a pivotal role in treating patients and communities dealing with health issues developing from the fallout of rising temperatures, they also represent one of the largest sources of the air pollutants warming the planet.

Catch up on climate news with the Our Common Home series on NCR.

Sr. Margaret Farrell: We hear so much about the caravans coming from Honduras that I wanted to see what would make people flee from their country. The control of the land and rivers by the wealthy and their corporate interests has created an environment of social instability and forced the expulsion of the people.

Learn more: Care for our common home in Honduras

As Global Sisters Report looks back on five years and hundreds of stories, the editors have put together a visual timeline of the favorite 25 articles since April 23, 2014.

Enjoy: Global Sisters Report celebrates five years

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