Copy Desk Daily, March 4, 2020

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"The current primary season may well already have been determined by Catholic voters," Jesuit Fr. Thomas Reese writes, "especially Hispanic Catholics": Catholic voters ignored by Democrats at their own peril.

Trump's visa ban on Nigeria seen as possible blessing in disguise: The Trump administration's visa ban for Nigeria went into effect Feb. 21. A priest from the Abuja Archdiocese weighed in, telling NCR: "It seems that Trump looks at skilled immigrants from Nigeria as threats from an economic security angle. This is the reality: Nigerian immigrants in the USA are well educated and holding important jobs. If Trump does not cut down on immigrant visas, how will he secure jobs for U.S.-born citizens?" 

US dioceses adopt wide-ranging plans to limit spread of coronavirus: Dioceses are working to prevent contagion at Mass. All of NCR's coronavirus coverage is available here.

Synthesists are one of three 'church parties' for Niebuhr, with Christ above culture: Michael Sean Winters continues his look back at H. Richard Niebuhr's Christ and Culture.

In Daniel P. Horan asks, "When we embrace an integral ecological approach to understanding the world and our place within the broader community of creation, what comes next?": What we need is an 'integral economy.'

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