Copy Desk Daily, Oct. 23, 2019

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You don't want to miss these two stories from award-winning contributor Mary Jo McConahay, who went to the Amazon region for us to see how people there are thinking about the synod.

  1. Catholics in the Amazon await the synod's decisions
  2. A gracious overnight with an indigenous Catholic family in the Amazon

Columnist Phyllis Zagano has her take on what may come out of the synod: Married priests and women deacons: It's about law, not doctrine

Benedictine Sr. Joan Chittister is back on NCR, and she's angry! But don't worry, it's a productive emotion, a virtue, even. See if you agree.

Sr. Draru Mary Cecilia on educating sisters who are in Africa: "Societies expect much from sisters, so there is a need for sisters to become better educated and multi-skilled to be professionally prepared. For sisters, education is a means to improving their service, for improving the lives of people."

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