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Upper West Side, Manhattan SOJOURN — Reverend Timothy Keller on how do we remain civil in an uncivil world
Responding to controversy
After the Civil War, Nast foresaw America in his “Uncle Sam’s Thanksgiving” (1869) as the place where everybody had a place at the table.
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.
Buddhist abbot believes that clear words can clean hearts. So, being clear about who we are in New York City might have spiritual benefits.
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.
The Muslims, like other religious groups in the city, divide between those who put politics at the center of their social involvement, and others, who put the cultivation of the soul as their first civic duty. Mosque City NY, Part 14
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 asked 700 clergy and other leaders to assemble at the September 11 Memorial and Museum.
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