Of Muslims, Octopuses, & Latin American Saints – Religion in the News: March 9, 2018

The canonization of Latin American Catholic hero Oscar Romero is a big deal and for those who study religions of Latin America (like we do!) it’s a significant moment to take note of. So too are stories about Hindu nationalism and the rewriting of history (especially for our Religions of Asia students) and Muslims saving octopuses in sub-Saharan Africa (ah-hem Global Islam and Religion and Nature folks!).

This week’s RELIGION IN THE NEWS testifies to the relevance of UF Religion tracks…yet again: