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Nine sources from our network explain why they are hopeful that Pope Francis I will change — in one way or another — the focus and reputation of the Catholic Church.
Brother Elijah Dawson is encouraged by the selection of Cardinal Bergoglio, whom he calls “a man of humility and simplicity.” He hopes the new pope will lend an ear to the younger generations of Roman Catholics.
After two days of conclave, Catholic cardinals chose a new pope Wednesday. Pope Francis I has a list of “firsts” attached to his election, and we want to know what people are hoping for with the new appointment.
A year ago, as she worked through how she’d vote on Election Day, Cheyenne Bishop felt as though she was being pulled between her beliefs (she’s Mormon) and wanting a cousin, who identifies as bisexual, to be able to have the same rights as others who wish to marry.
Rev. Bonnie Wilcox, like so many clergy around the country, knows her congregation is politically divided. She walks a delicate line between offering pastoral guidance about “moral issues” and keeping her own political views to herself — even on social media, where she is both minister and “friend.”
Muslim parents have to get creative during Ramadan to nourish their kids for a long summer day of fasting. This year, Amy Hossain combined cultural and culinary traditions to create a calorie-rich dish that’s a hit with her young daughters.
Parents share the ways they’re integrating their childhood traditions with those of their friends, neighbors and communities to create a wholly American Ramadan for their kids: one that reflects the melding of cultures, tastes and faith in their lives.
Kirtan Singh Khalsa discusses with Patt Morrison the shooting of Sikhs in a Wisconsin temple. Khalsa is a member of the board of directors for Sikh Dharma So Cal and Sikh Darma Worldwide, an international body of Sikhs; he is also a minister at the West Los Angeles Guru Ram Das Ashram. More at scpr.org.
More than 3,000 Muslim athletes will compete in the Olympics this year, which falls during the holy month of Ramadan — a traditional time of fasting. How will YOUR Ramadan be different this year?