Copy Desk Daily, May 17, 2019

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Michael Sean Winters thinks the discussion about restoring Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris will "likely contain as many misbegotten notions as did the immediate interpretations of what the destructive fire meant as a metaphor for our civilization." 

Sr. Julia Walsh, one of Global Sisters Report's Horizons columnists, writes: "I hear the longing for things to be as they once were," asking, "What if God is changing the way things work right in front of us, and we're not paying attention?"

Colman McCarthy: "Trump's cheating may dishonor the sport, but I'll keep on golfing"

Felicia Sanders told her story while sitting in a theater at Museum of the Bible, where a new documentary about the Mother Emanuel shootings was screened May 14. Hers was one of many accounts told in person, on the screen and in a roundtable interview with reporters before the film showed to a crowd that included members of the media and those directly affected by the shooting.

Oh, wow: A show about a sexy, heavily swearing and equally heavily drinking priest who struggles to resist the charms of a highly promiscuous Londoner. Have you been watching "Fleabag"?

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