Copy Desk Daily, June 12, 2002

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Certain book sales are up, as people who haven't read about racism before are feeling compelled to become educated. This latest Theology en la Plaza column is full of wisdom as well as reading suggestions. Authored in four parts by Msgr. Arturo J. Bañuelas, MT Dávila, Miguel H. Díaz and Carmen M. Nanko-Fernández, We breathe together is a must-read.

George Floyd's killing has also reignited ongoing debates in Muslim communities over the ethical duties of immigrants who own businesses in black neighborhoods, from when and if they call the police to the role they can play in creating healthier food ecosystems. Read more.

In response to the 1996 call of the Holy Father John Paul II in his apostolic exhortation Vita Consecrata, Dominican sisters in Vietnam turned their attention to the formation of young sisters. It's important. Read more from Sr. Mary Nguyen Thi Phuong Lan.

COVID-19 has thrown engaged couples' wedding plans into disarray. Could getting married outdoors help people feel more socially distanced and safe, versus being inside a church? Some dioceses think so. Read more.

In case you missed it .... this is interesting: With one tweet, President Donald Trump introduced Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò to a wider audience Wednesday night and returned the controversial Italian prelate into the fray of American politics. Read more from NCR's Brian Roewe.

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