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A Confluence of Big Events for 3 Faiths
OpeEd: as the expectations rise for the Pope’s arrival into New York City, even teenagers with gang colors are stopping to do cross symbols.
Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah hopes that the new openness means that the pope will “expand his view” to allow gay Catholics to have more space in their church.
Evangelical Protestant leader calls Pope Francis’ gathering at the 911 Memorial a pivotal event for NYC
Brooklyn pastor A. R. Bernard will be one of the ten religious leaders to stand this coming Friday alongside Pope Francis at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in downtown Manhattan.
Sarsour’s energy starts to rise as she talks about the acceptance of Muslims in New York City. She hopes to discover a kindred spirit in Pope Francis at the Memorial. Mosque City NY, Part 13
In a gesture of religious solidarity for peace, the pontiff has asked 700 clergy and other leaders to assemble at the September 11 Memorial and Museum.
36% of adults in the NYC metro area in 2014 identified themselves as Catholic. Updated for NYC, September 22, 2015
I have given up television for Lent.
Papal drive-through Central Park ticket giveway — must sign-up before September 10
“He was taken away in the midst of his glory in this world, and it is a lesson to teach us that God alone can give us peace.”