Copy Desk Daily, June 6, 2019

The Copy Desk Daily highlights recommended news and opinion articles that have crossed the copy editors' desks on their way to you.


Columnist Michael Sean Winters says: On the 75th anniversary of D-Day, let's remember the dangers of nationalism.

Benedictine Sr. Joan Chittister is on the 10th step of humility in her series on the Rules of St. Benedict. She writes: "In this century ... laughter is used as a weapon now can be far worse than that. High-ranking public officials can get elected to public office in our time by hurling verbal insults at their competition in the hope of reaping a harvest of malicious laughs."

The U.S. bishops are meeting June 11-14 in Baltimore, with sex abuse concerns at the top of their agenda. Here's what groups across the Catholic spectrum are saying about how to fix the church.

Ever wonder what it's like for the journalists aboard the papal plane? Who picks the questions? NCR Vatican Correspondent Joshua J. McElwee writes a response to John Allen at Crux.

Global Sisters Report has Part 2 of "A Good Death." Though they are separated by a generation, two Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia have spent years living with cancer diagnoses and have learned by sharing a life-altering experience of a life-threatening illness. Community and service matter. "When they say, 'I'm praying for you,' I know they are, and I know I can go the next few feet," says Sr. Margaret Lewis. 

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