Multifaith Monday 9/22/14

by Vicki Garlock on September 22, 2014

Happy fall, everyone! Peace Day has passed, and now we ready ourselves for the Jewish holidays! Rosh Hashanah, the 2-day holiday celebrating the Jewish New Year, begins at sundown this Wednesday. In the coming weeks, it will be followed by Yom Kippur and Sukkot. Here are my picks for the top 5 interesting news articles from the last week.

There’s been a lot of buzz about the Pope’s visit to Albania, mostly because he hailed the country as a bastion of interfaith living. Here’s one article about it, but there are several out there.

Pope Touts Interfaith Mindset of Albania

As long as we’re talking about the Catholic Church…many (including Hindus) hold out high hopes for the new Archbishop of Chicago

New Archbishop in Chicago

Later today, I’ll be posting a great blog on the role of social media in Muslim Feminism. This article talks about the use of social media in the Mormon church.

Social Media Used to Counter Official Teachings of Mormon Church

And a couple more that might be of interest

Eboo Patel, Founder of Interfaith Youth Core, on the Importance of Interfaith Leadership

Cape Town’s First Outwardly Gay-Friendly Mosque Opens

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