Copy Desk Daily, July 7, 2020

Recommended for you today, from the NCR/GSR/EarthBeat copy desk:

We're back after a long Independence Day weekend.

From EarthBeat's Jesse Remedios: Rabbi Jennie Rosenn founded Dayenu to build a national movement of American Jews to confront the climate crisis with, according to its website, "spiritual audacity and bold political action." Read more.

From GRS's Horizons column, written each week by younger women religious. Providence Sr. Tracey Horan says, "My experience living at the Mexico-U.S. border has added to the hypocrisy I see in our country's pledge to stand for 'liberty and justice for all.' " Read more.

A Place to Call Home, special 2020 series on GSR: Take a second look at these sisters working in homelessness and affordable housing

NCR columnist Ken Briggs: "No factor looms larger in perpetuating racism than housing bias, but it is often blurred because it is so commonly covert." Read more.

Kathy Lilla Cox is a theologian and a visiting research associate at the University of San Diego. Read: The duty of white Christians to dismantle the idolatry of racism

From Michael Sean Winters: Weigel's 'The Next Pope' has a crimped, Americanist vision of papacy

Dr. Colt St. Amand (he/they) is a transgender person, psychologist and physician, a family medicine resident at the Mayo Clinic. Sr. Luisa Derouen (she), a member of the Dominican Sisters of Peace, began ministry among the transgender community in 1999. Together, they wrote this for NCR: Responding responsibly as parents of transgender children

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