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Changing religions: A look at Catholicism and American Judaism

October 4, 2013

Guests:  Rocco Palmo and Jane Eisner

Pope Francis has been shaking thing up at the Vatican over the past few months. Besides signaling his acceptance of gay priests, he has taken significant steps to overall the church bureaucracy and initiate liberal reforms. We’ll talk about these changes with ROCCO PALMO who chronicles events within the church at his blog Whispers in the Loggia. Then, a new study by the Pew Center’s Religion and Public Life Project shows a significant shift of identity among American Jews. We’ll talk about the study’s findings, the changing landscape of American Jewry and the challenges it presents with JANE EISNER, editor of The Forward.

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