Copy Desk Daily, June 21, 2019

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The international sisters' organization requested the creation of the women deacons commission three years ago and might share the report. They also pressed for greater involvement of women religious in synods of bishops and in the workings of the Vatican office that oversees the world's religious orders. Joshua J. McElwee in Rome talks to Claretian Missionary Sr. Jolanda Kafka, UISG's new president.

Read: UISG president says group is considering publishing women deacons report

One Catholic world: Malawi's bishops are taking the lead in embracing tech platforms as tools for evangelism and pastoral messages, especially for youth in Africa, where communications costs are high.

Speaking of younger: It's rare that a paper at an academic conference is received like a hit song at a rock concert. But such was the case at the Catholic Theological Society of America's 74th annual convention. Let's go!

Bringing Berrigan forward: A report from an event celebrating Daniel Berrigan, "patron saint of the nay-sayers"

To that end: A refresher on Catholic social teaching, as reflected through the lens of a sister working in San Diego with migrants, treated as guests

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