- Jan 25, 2021
Jonathan Sacks, the former chief rabbi in the UK who reached beyond the Jewish community with his regular broadcasts on radio, has died at 72.
While America grapples with racism and bigotry and other social ills, Washington Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory said people must reach out to one another, learn about others different from themselves and rediscover that all religions teach that hatred is wrong.
It’s difficult to quantify the extent of clergy stress, nationwide or denominationally. But a 2018 Gallup poll bears out a common impression that clergy no longer enjoy the same public esteem as in the past.
Pope Francis welcomed rabbis from the Unites States, Europe and Israel at the Vatican, pointing to the ‘fruitful dialogue’ between the two faiths and mutual commitment to peace and cooperation. The pope also wished the delegation a happy Jewish New Year, which will begin in a few weeks.
A priest, a rabbi, and a reverend team up to offer vigilance and to better respond to hate crimes and ease anxieties affecting different faiths. The interfaith Clergy Coalition of Coral Springs and Parkland works to strengthen clergy bonds and enhance the quality of life in the community.