Copy Desk Daily, Sept. 24, 2019

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Boston's Archdiocese expands effort to digitize archives: In 2015, The Boston Archdiocese started the process of digitizing its archive. Now, it will work with the organization American Ancestors to double the number of parishioners whose names will be indexed.

Women walking together, away from the church: Not one of the women participating in next month's Amazon synod is a voting member. "It was not always like this," writes Phyllis Zagano. "Years ago, the abilities, intellects and legal authority of women were respected."

Remember Catholic teaching on labor in debate about paying college athletes: When considering the issue of paying college athletes, Mike Jordan Laskey suggests: "Put the magisterial Catholic social justice teachings on work into dialogue with this hot-button issue."

"You are drawn to a contemplative and meditative mind when you are creating artwork. The process itself is a prayer": Q & A with Sr. Ann Therese Kelly, teaching the art of stained glass.

Links for 9/24/19: Michael Sean Winters highlights commentary that examines why President Donald Trump "gets away with everything," including his latest admission that he talked about Joe Biden with Ukraine.


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