Copy Desk Daily, April 26, 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.

During this first week of Easter, we share some good reflections on what resurrection means, making it more real:

Read: Discovering our own resurrection story by Christian Mocek, one of NCR's Young Voices columnists, and Human stories to help disillusionment by Sr. Susan Rose Francois, a Horizons columnist (younger sisters) on Global Sisters Report

In firsthand reporting of Pope Francis' meeting with Greta Thunberg, Tomás Insua says that the April 17 meeting was something rare — an encounter between two prophets whose moral clarity will lead us out of the climate crisis.

Read: Two generations, one prophetic call for climate justice

Francis is off to Bulgaria and North Macedonia May 5-7, places with historic difficulties with their separate Orthodox communities.

Read: Upcoming trip to Eastern Europe may see pope 'walking on eggs' with Orthodox

Opinion on the new Hesburgh film: It's a "laudatory portrait of a man, but not a hagiographic one. Holy Cross Fr. Theodore Hesburgh was a giant at a time when university presidents could be giants." 

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