Copy Desk Daily, Aug. 26, 2019

The Copy Desk Daily highlights recommended news and opinion articles that have crossed the copy editors’ desks on their way to you.

Sept. 1 is the 80th anniversary of the German invasion of Poland and the beginning of World War II, so the German Bishops Conference held a Mass at the site of the Auschwitz concentration camp honoring the legacy of St. Maximilian Kolbe.

Back in the U.S., a people who were persecuted united against the cruel practices of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Jewish people remind us: Never again.

This month, the Global Sisters Report panelists reflect on how laypeople are true partners in their ministry, advancing the mission of their congregations and teaching them useful lessons in life.

Sr. Nancy Sylvester, who writes GSR’s Contemplate This column: “He was not what I expected from an Uber driver. It was a contemplative sitting as I opened myself to listen to this young man, to hear the voice and experience of the future.”

What about the Amazon rainforest?

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