Copy Desk Daily, Jan. 2, 2020

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Pro-Trump group targets Catholic voters using cell phone technology: "With this mobile targeting, we are able to reach our fellow Catholics in the pews. And we can ensure that our fellow Catholic voters get the facts and hear the truth — not the latest lies peddled by the media," says the president of the lobbying organization CatholicVote.org. Heidi Schlumpf reports.

Divided nation: Looking ahead to 2020 in US politics: Michael Sean Winters lists the political events that he will be watching in 2020, including the Senate trial of the president, Super Tuesday, the fight for the Senate and the November election.

2019 is behind us, and managing editor Pam Hackenmiller of Global Sisters Report selects noteworthy stories for readers to revisit, at Read again: 10 noteworthy stories from 2019

Ursuline Sr.​ Michele Morek, GSR liason to sisters in North America, gives her take from a year of over 220 columns: 2019 in columns: New writers, unique ministries, new parts of the world​.

At the Peace Pulpit homilies, read or listen to Bishop Thomas Gumbleton's Christmas homily, for some guidance to carry into the new year: Jesus came to show us the way.

In case you missed it, a call to action from Benedictine Sr. Joan Chittister — Be you either hot or cold: Jesus' words, not mine.

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