There’s a lot happening on the religious front. Pope Francis has weighed in on climate change. ISIS continues its mayhem in the Middle East. Church attendance in America is going the way of church attendance in Europe–many empty pews in houses of worship of nearly all denominations. To discuss these and many others of spiritual import we enlisted some of our friends who are in the know, namely Manya Brachear Pashman of the Chicago Tribune, Emily Soloff at the AJC and David Heim with the Christian Century.