Food plays a big role in Ramadan. But food waste shouldn’t, according to a growing number of Muslims.
Muaz Nasir is a Muslim Canadian environmentalist who runs Khaleafa, an organization that works to get more Muslims involved in environmental activism. Through its Green Khutbah campaign, Khaleafa encourages Muslim leaders to speak to their congregations about climate change. Contact Nasir with a form on his website.
Samira Kanji is president of Noor Cultural Centre, a Muslim organization in Toronto. In 2018, Noor hosted an interfaith Ramadan event on food justice.
Rosemary Hancock is a research associate with the Religion and Global Ethics program at the University of Notre Dame Australia, where she studies religion and social justice, with an emphasis on Islam. She is the author of Islamic Environmentalism: Activism in the United States and Great Britain.
The Most Rev. Justin Welby is the archbishop of Canterbury, head of the Church of England. He has engaged a number of social issues since being installed in this role in March 2013, including poverty, climate change and medically assisted suicide.
Daniel Sinclair is a visiting law professor and fellow with the Institute on Religion, Law and Lawyer’s Work at Fordham University. He is an expert on Jewish biomedical law.
Dr. Imran Qureshi is board president for the Islamic Medical Association of North America. He is a radiologist.
Farr Curlin is a professor of medical humanities at Duke Divinity School. He’s also a hospice and palliative care physician.
Catholic leaders will gather in Rome later this month to discuss the clergy sex abuse crisis. Experts doubt they’ll approve any major policy changes.