On Feb. 3, 1943, the U.S.A.T. Dorchester, carrying 902 service men, merchant seamen, and civilian workers, sunk in the cold Atlantic Ocean. Among those lost were four Army chaplains whose rescue efforts became the foundation of post-war interfaith activism.
Our guest today is Eboo Patel, founder and president of the Interfaith Youth Core. He sees the beginnings of a new interfaith understanding coming with the trauma and international struggle against the novel coronavirus.
Religion News Service Editor-in-Chief Bob Smietana spoke with Eboo Patel for Beliefs.