Religious Leaders On What Reopening Has Meant For Them

Love in the Time of Coronavirus
People wear face masks at the New Horizon International Church, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Jackson, Miss. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, there are carefully enforced mask mandates, multiple disinfectant stations, parishioners who sit 2 or 3 pews apart, cameras to broadcast sermons to people who want to stay at home and pastors who don't let anyone forget the disease is serious. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E) Associated Press
Love in the Time of Coronavirus
People wear face masks at the New Horizon International Church, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Jackson, Miss. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, there are carefully enforced mask mandates, multiple disinfectant stations, parishioners who sit 2 or 3 pews apart, cameras to broadcast sermons to people who want to stay at home and pastors who don't let anyone forget the disease is serious. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E) Associated Press

Religious Leaders On What Reopening Has Meant For Them

Houses of worship were largely closed during the pandemic, with nearly all religious services that required people to gather suspended to avoid becoming superspreading events. So with the state reopened, how have houses of worship welcomed congregants back? And what lessons have faith leaders learned from the global pandemic?

Reset checks in with two local faith leaders about what reopening has meant for them.

GUESTS: Father Fouad Saba, reverend at the Saint George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Cicero

Imam Tariq El-Amin, imam at Masjid Al-Taqwa