Here’s what’s coming up this weekend on State of Belief Radio –
The tensions between the Vatican and American women religious. We’ll hear about the recent annual assembly of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious and award recipient Sister Elizabeth Johnson’s unvarnished speech from writer Patricia Miller. Patti wrote about the assembly for Religion Dispatches Magazine.
What about religion once again getting injected into election-year politics? Interfaith Alliance has a new voter guide out – and we’ll discuss some of the specific problems we’re working to help avoid, with writer Sarah Posner. The guide is available for free online.
Also, why were LGBT rights missing from the agenda at the recent African Leader Summit? We’ll ask Colin Stewart of 76crimes.com
And Welton will have some thoughts to share about the ongoing turmoil in Missouri, and the diverse faith leaders who are stepping up to mediate – and help with healing.
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