World Religion

  • Profiles in Faith: Paula Clark: First Woman and First African American to Lead the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago
    by Sam Field on July 28, 2021 at 8:15 pm

    Introduction The Rev. Paula E. Clark is the first African American woman and person of color to be elected Bishop of the Chicago Episcopal Diocese comprising 122 congregations and more than 31,000 members in Northern, Central and Southwestern Illinois. Her historic December 12, 2020, election, which empowers her to help heal the nation’s deep racial The post Profiles in Faith: Paula Clark: First Woman and First African American to Lead the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago appeared first on World Religion News.

  • Religious News From Around the Web July 26, 2021
    by WRN Editorial Staff on July 26, 2021 at 4:20 pm

    Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha; Muslims and Hindus celebrate Eid and Diwali together, Assessing Religious Freedoms via the Smith and Sherbert Tests; China’s Xi Visits Tibet; Qualified Immunity Won’t Protect College Administrators who Discriminate Against Religion; Chinese Authorities Raid Zoom Church Service Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha Muslims around the world The post Religious News From Around the Web July 26, 2021 appeared first on World Religion News.

  • Profiles in Faith: Wilton Cardinal Gregory: First African American Cardinal Advocates for Ethics and Inclusiveness
    by Sam Field on July 22, 2021 at 12:55 am

    Introduction In October 2020, when Pope Francis announced his selection of 13 new cardinals from eight countries as diverse as Rwanda, Chile, Brunei and Mexico, he also accorded the honor to Wilton Daniel Gregory. Cardinal Gregory is the first African American to occupy a seat in the College of Cardinals, the powerful governing body of The post Profiles in Faith: Wilton Cardinal Gregory: First African American Cardinal Advocates for Ethics and Inclusiveness appeared first on World Religion News.

  • Religious News From Around the Web July 19, 2021
    by WRN Editorial Staff on July 19, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Supreme Court Punts on Religious Liberty Case; AGs Say Biden’s “Misapplication” of Bostock Could Damage Religious Freedom; Quiz on Middle Eastern Religious Sites; Methodist Woman, 82, to Go Into Space; Video: Inside a Zoroastrian Fire Temple Christian Floral Designer Loses Religious Liberty Case Barronelle Stutzman, a 76-year-old grandmother and great-grandmother, faces the loss of her The post Religious News From Around the Web July 19, 2021 appeared first on World Religion News.

  • Religious News From Around the Web July 12, 2021
    by WRN Editorial Staff on July 12, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Supreme Court Religion Cases – Battles Won, More to Come; Mass Graves at Religious Schools in Canada; How Religion Affected the 2020 Election; Government Measures Exacerbate India’s Religious Divide; Sikhs Come to Aid of COVID victims in India; Decline of Christians Slows Supreme Court Religion Cases – Battles Won, More to Come This past Supreme The post Religious News From Around the Web July 12, 2021 appeared first on World Religion News.

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