Coronavirus presents a rare example of how and when the free exercise of religion must be limited. By David Stern and George A. Mason Dallas Morning News April 25, 2020 Read Article
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Dear Colleagues, These are challenging times for all. We hope and pray the Corona virus pandemic resolves soon, but we are worried that it may not. The physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals who care for us are worried that there could even come a time when they do not have enough life sustaining medical equipment to treat every patient who comes to them. They have been worried about this problem for years and have developed plans to help
Mass critical care could force very tough decisions, which is why we have to flatten the curve. Dallas Morning News Editorial Here is Dallas’ most recent plea to citizens to distance socially, so that the mass critical care guidelines that were established won’t be as necessary. Rabbi Nancy Kasten served on the North Texas Mass Critical Care Task Force as a clergy voice. The three following opinions are written by faith leaders, including Kasten, plus Richie Butler and Freddy Haynes, friends
Because of poorer underlying health, African Americans are likely to face higher coronavirus risk. By Freddy Haynes, The Dallas Morning News Read Article
With holy celebrations on the horizon and many isolating, a multi-faith group launches livestream chats
A reverend, a rabbi and an imam serve in unity, confront the coronavirus crisis as one The year’s holiest month nears amid one of the most somber backdrops of our lifetimes. The coronavirus pandemic has caused, out of necessity, mandated isolation at a time when millions faithfully congregate in churches, synagogues, mosques and temples. Houses of worship likely will remain largely empty through Passover, Easter and perhaps all of Ramadan. But in North Texas, an unlikely trinity has united in