Rep. Rangel is also a strong advocate for religious pluralism. He has introduced a resolution in Congress to create a National Week of Reflection and Tolerance. Rep. Rangel, who is Catholic, reminds listeners that Jesus was one of the earliest advocates for religious tolerance. “Jesus tells people [morality] is how you treat the least among us, regardless of their religion.”
Also on the show: Rev. Oliver “Buzz” Thomas, author of 10 Things Your Minister Wants to Tell You, But Can’t Because He Needs the Job.
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