On Aug. 5, the government revoked the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir state in 1949 that allowed it to have its own constitution. By thus abrogating Article 370 and Article 35A of India’s constitution, the government set back separatist movements within the Muslim-majority state while ushering in security measures that make it nearly impossible for Christian congregations to meet.
A film paying homage to Mister Rogers is set to release Nov. 22, starring Tom Hanks. The film depicts the friendship that developed between Fred Rogers and Tom Junod, a journalist who profiled the TV luminary in Esquire magazine. Here is an interview with the late Fred Rogers' wife, Joanne Rogers.