Copy Desk Daily, Jan. 16, 2020

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Part 2 of Heidi Schlumpf's investigative look into Matthew Kelly's enterprises examines how his companies do business with the nonprofit he founded. (You can catch up on Part 1 here.)

Sisters' compassion home helps educate and heal children in Bangladesh. The Catechist Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Queen of Angels have run the center called Snehanir for nearly three decades, helping children with disabilities get a solid start in life. GSR has the story from Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free. Really? It's hard to find certainty when our social climate is like living in a political fun house, says Sr. Joan Chittister.

Foreign travel can broaden your perspective, but you can also get a broader perspective much closer to home. Young Voices columnist Mark Piper suggests some ways to do that, to take a trip to visit the other neighbors.

John Gehring of Faith in Public Life writes that Catholics in the United States can and should play a role in reclaiming religious freedom from the culture wars.

ICYMI: There was more news out of Rome yesterday as Pope Francis appoints first woman to managerial role at Vatican's Secretariat of State.

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