In their own words, #Intheirownwords
World Religion News is excited to announce the launch of our “#InTheirOwnWords” series, in which we’ve collected historically defining interviews with world religion founders and leaders.

Read or listen to the most recent #InTheirOwnWords interviews here.

These interviews provide a first-hand look into the perspectives and lives of people who have, and continue to, change the world as we know it.

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To kick off the ongoing series, we’re featuring interviews with the leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, reflecting on his first two years as Pontificate (2015); an unprecedented interview with former Mormon Church President Gordon B. Hinckley (1996); and finally, The Dalai Lama describes how to achieve happiness and practice gratitude (2001).

Have a look through this week’s articles and keep an eye out for new interviews each week.