Copy Desk Daily, Oct. 9, 2019

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Democratic candidates must fashion an 'off-ramp' for Trump voters:  Michael Sean Winters advises Democratic candidates to make sure that Trump voters know that while Democrats may want to indict Trump, they do not want to indict his supporters. 

Pastor lingers in limbo after disputed 2016 accusation of exploiting heiress: "Had I not acted and you read this report we would be having a different conversation today," Bishop Frank Dewane tells NCR. Dewane charged Fr. Christopher Senk with improperly influencing a parishioner. Regarding Dewane, Senk said: "He has gone out of his way to destroy my reputation." 

Q & A with Sr. Juana Yakelin Vásquez Díaz: "Sister Yacky" has lived in the Amazon rainforest of northeastern Brazil for over eight years. She talks with GSR about the region's challenges, such as the "fragile" Brazilian legislature. 

In case you missed it yesterday, Carol Glatz at CNS reported that "climate change, water resources, inculturation and indigenous practices were among the topics discussed during the first afternoon session of the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon."

You can find all of NCR's ongoing coverage of the Amazon synod here.

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