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3/30 Coronavirus Tracker: Living in the day, country music star dies from virus

Welcome to NCR's Coronavirus Tracker, where you can find the latest news about the coronavirus pandemic as it relates to the Catholic Church and other institutions.

Copy Desk Daily, March 30, 2020

NCR Today: The Copy Desk Daily highlights the latest news and opinion that have crossed copy editors' desks, on the way to readers.

As public fears spiral, living in the day is time-tested wisdom

Roundtable: The living spirit within us today provides for our deepest needs if we seek it and let it through our walls of fear and defensiveness. Tomorrow's crisis isn't yet here; renewal of ourselves is today's job.

Will Trump be the first president reelected during a full-blown recession?

Distinctly Catholic: Who are the 10% of Americans who do not feel that strongly one way or another about President Donald Trump that their attitudes are either unregistered or now in flux?

Children's Ode to Food

Lenten Daily Food Reflection: Say a prayer of thanksgiving for the gift of children and their creativity today. Reading time: 2 minutes.

Pandemic narrows Americans' cultural distance from death and dying

Americans don't like talking about death. But experts say discussing the end of life is necessary, especially now as the coronavirus threatens to upend much of our existing dying and grieving processes.

What do you say?

Pencil Preaching for Monday, March 30, 2020

Do you believe this?

Pencil Preaching for Sunday, March 29, 2020

Vatican confirms: Member of papal residence positive for coronavirus

The Vatican confirmed March 28 that a resident of the Domus Santa Marta, where Pope Francis lives, tested positive for the coronavirus and has been recovering at a Rome-area hospital.

Brazilians campaign for canonization of 18th-century indigenous leader

Commentary: Organizers of the campaign for the recognition of Sepé Tiaraju's sainthood believe it will certainly reposition him as a true Catholic martyr and a symbol in the struggle for justice and sovereignty.