Copy Desk Daily, May 6, 2019

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From Global Sisters Report: Lovers of the Holy Cross sisters run a nursery school in Yen Bai City, Vietnam. "It is important for us to provide tender care, good education, good behaviors and moral values to children like our children," Sr. Anna Do Thi On said: Recognized for high quality, preschool run by Catholic sisters in Vietnam grows by leaps

On May 2, Nick, Amy Morris-Young's son, turned 31. "Nick is autistic, so that date is also the anniversary of the first day of the rest of my life as a Special Needs Mom," Morris-Young writes. May 3 is another anniversary for her: "31 years since the day I died." Instead of rest in peace, run and play

Amy Morris-Young writes more about Nick's arrival and her time "being dead" in today's Daily Easter Reflection: Held in God's loving embrace

When health care rules are updated, both sides just start attacking: The Department of Health and Human Services' new rules strengthen heath care providers' conscience protections. "Let the craziness begin," Michael Sean Winters writes. Winters recognizes a voice of reason amid the conflict: that of Sr. Carol Keehan.

In case you missed our recent editorial, we said that George Weigel's "long-discredited narrative about the causes of the scandal and his illusory ideas about how to deal with it do a great disservice to the Catholic faithful in this moment when so much of the church is finally squaring up to the awful truth."


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