Religion and Tradition During a Pandemic

published 5 months ago

This week, Christians and Jews mark some of the most sacred holidays on their calendars: Easter and Passover. And later this month, Ramadan begins for Muslims. However, the current restrictions on gathering mean there won't be any church or worship gatherings. Here to reflect on how their communities intend to deal with this, and also how religious faith can help during an uncertain time are Thomas Cardinal Collins, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Toronto; Imam Shabir Ally, president of the Islamic Information & Dawah Centre International; and Rabbi Robyn Fryer Bodzin from Beth Tzedec Congregation, a conservative Jewish synagogue in Toronto.

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