The Copy Desk Daily highlights recommended news and opinion articles that have crossed the copy editors' desks on their way to you: National Catholic Reporter, Global Sisters Report and EarthBeat (NCR's project exploring faith and climate change).
Columban Fr. Liam O'Callaghan, 53-year-old Irish missionary, is coordinator of the ecology commission for the Hyderabad Diocese in southern Pakistan. Read more about his ground-level view of one of the most climate-challenged countries.
Read this Q & A with Benedictine Sr. Susan Mika, who is pushing McDonald's to remove antibiotics from its beef: "We never give up. We're always raising our voices and trying to speak to power. This is one way to have a say in many of the issues of our time."
NCR's freelance reporter Patrick Egwu was in Berlin in November during the 30th anniversary of the fall of Berlin Wall. Here's some of what he heard there from Catholics.
Zita Ballinger Fletcher's perspective: "Leaving the church doesn't sound like a choice a Catholic journalist would consider. Yet I have considered it twice in my life: as a teenager and just last year."
Laudato see: The Vatican's Christmas tree will be adorned with energy-saving lights this year.
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