EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — In a sign of cross-religious cooperation, volunteers to help with Pope Francis’ visit have come from the local Muslim community, the Salvation Army and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
(RNS) — Damcho Diana Finnegan, an American Tibetan Buddhist nun, called the ordination ceremony ‘a major step towards ending the institutionalized inequality between men and women in Tibetan Buddhism.’
(The Conversation) — Chaplaincy emerged as a professional field in the mid-20th century. In the years since, their roles have evolved and they have also come to include many diverse religious traditions.
HOUSTON (RNS) — Among the 500-strong crowd of activists, teachers, politicians and citizens outside the George R. Brown Conference Center were scores of interfaith leaders who sought to add the religious community’s voice to the protest of the deaths at Uvalde's Robb Elementary.