Monique Parsons

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Chicago's Jewish Community Unites To Be More Inclusive Of People With Disabilities

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Houses of worship struggle with how to be inclusive of people with disabilities. An ambitious effort in Chicago is part of a nation-wide movement to help synagogues be more welcoming.


'Curious George' Learns How American-Muslims Celebrate Ramadan

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Curious George has celebrated Christmas, welcomed Easter and marked the eight days of Hanukkah. And now, the iconic little monkey is curious about another world faith: Islam.


Startups Cater To Muslim Millennials With Dating Apps And Vegan Halal Soap

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Across the U.S., the Muslim population is booming, which spells opportunity for a new generation of Muslim entrepreneurs.


Rabbis Diversify To Connect To Students; Just Don't Bring Up Israel

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

As the number of religious young people declines, Hillel International is trying to build a "big tent" Judaism for secular and religious students alike. But some say that tent may not be big enough.


U.S. Catholics To Feel Pope's Impact With Archbishop Appointments

Monday, December 22, 2014

Since his election less than 2 years ago, Pope Francis has appointed or promoted some 40 American bishops, elevating new leaders in many cities. The most prominent is the new archbishop of Chicago.


Interfaith Chaplains Revitalize An Old Role On College Campuses

Thursday, October 16, 2014

A third of young Americans report no religious affiliation. Given the odds, you might expect life around a college chaplain's office to be pretty dull these days. Not so.


'Unmosqued' Examines Muslim Variant Of Unchurched Youth

Friday, May 23, 2014

A new documentary making the rounds on college campuses is striking a chord with young Muslims. It depicts them drifting away from Islam and argues that mosques are to blame.

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My Father, The Pilot

Sunday, June 16, 2013

My dad was a mild-mannered guy. Never bragged. Hated sports. Mom won the arguments. He was an avocado farmer near Santa Barbara, but being dad was his No. 1 job.

He read me bedtime stories, never missed a piano recital or a family dinner. And he played it safe: Dad's ...