Copy Desk Daily, June 20, 2019

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NCR is taking a stand. Call the places where detained migrants and refugee seekers are being kept what they are: concentration camps.

Charitable giving by individual Americans in 2018 suffered its biggest drop since the Great Recession of 2008-09. Find out why.

Check in on the Sisters of Charity, who had their "Assembly of the Whole" last Friday — 551 of them. What's the future of religious life in the United States?

Poland's bishops promised in May to appoint a legal team to analyze the causes of abuse, set out measures for implementing the pope's call for new procedures in Vox Estis Lux Mundi, and improve awareness and communication in Catholic communities. But their message made no mention of material help or compensation for victims and limited its pledges to "psychological, legal and pastoral support" and offers of "sympathy and sensitivity."   

Good news from The Field Hospital: Nevada City-based Sierra Roots started eight years ago with one women handing out sandwiches. Today it is working to transform the lives of the homeless through compassion, care and a proposed community village. 

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