Copy Desk Daily, Oct. 1, 2019

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Sept. 30, Pope Francis met with Jesuit Fr. James Martin, an editor at America magazine who has become known for his ministry to LGBT Catholics in the U.S. and his support of advocacy groups such as New Ways Ministry.

Millions of people, in approximately 6,000 actions, in 180-plus countries just took park in the third global climate strike. Will that be enough awareness?

This month's edition of The Life from the Global Sisters Report shows a great selection of what sisters "do." This month, panelists reflected on ways they or their institutions work for reconciliation and understanding among disparate groups, whether amid border communities, marginalized groups, sparring political rivals or amid their own intercultural communities.

On the path to sainthood: Pallottine Fr. Richard Henkes, beatified Sept. 15, spoke out against the Nazis throughout the 1930s and early '40s. He was later sent to Dachau where he died in 1945.

Also: A Mass at the Mutemwa Leprosy Center kick-started the opening of the process for beatification and canonization of John Bradburne, a lay Franciscan who was martyred in Zimbabwe in 1979.

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