These mindfulness experts and Buddhism scholars can help you cover modern forms of meditation.
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.
In 2019, the New Jersey Legislature passed a law legalizing medically assisted suicide. Several other states debated similar measures.
Ellen Wiebe is a clinical professor in the department of family practice at the University of British Columbia. She advocates for access to medically assisted suicide and, after Canada legalized the practice, developed an organization called Hemlock AID to help patients and doctors understand their rights.
Religious nones are the face of the evolving religious landscape. But that oversimplifies shifts taking place around the world, according to the research.
Lori G. Beaman is a professor of classics and religious studies at the University of Ottawa. She is principal investigator for the Religion and Diversity Project, which explores how to promote peace in religiously diverse societies.
Bishop Lionel Gendron is president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops. He oversaw the creation of “Protecting Minors from Sexual Abuse,” the organization’s guidelines to responding to and preventing sexual abuse, which was released in October 2018.