Copy Desk Daily, March 18, 2020

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(NCR photo/Teresa Malcolm)
(NCR photo/Teresa Malcolm)

Our team of copy editors reads and posts most of what you see on the websites for National Catholic Reporter, Global Sisters Report and EarthBeat. The Copy Desk Daily highlights recommended news and opinion articles that have crossed our desks on their way to you.

Iggy's Cupboard at Loyola New Orleans combats campus food insecurity. The initiative to provide food and hygiene items was started by Loyola University students after a campuswide survey in 2017 revealed food insecurity among students and even staff and faculty. Though Loyola has gone to online-only classes for the semester, Iggy's Cupboard remains open.

Do you have a connection to Catholic health care? NCR would like to know: How is the coronavirus affecting you as a health care employee? Follow the link for a confidential online form.

Yesterday, GSR's Emerging Communities series profiled some private associations of the faithful. Today, it's the other side: Public associations of the faithful reflect an openness to God's call. Profiled in this story are the Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Church; the Little Sisters of Jesus and Mary; and A New Genesis.

Take a spiritual break with EarthBeat's Lenten Daily Food Reflections. Today's reflection draws on the poetry of Pablo Neruda: Ode to the Artichoke.

GSR has an update on the charges against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who's been ordered to stand trial next week: Indian court rejects Bishop Mulakkal's plea to dismiss rape case.

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