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The Monitor's View In the most populous Muslim nation, a test of tolerance

Voters in Indonesia’s capital may elect a Christian as governor, perhaps sending a message to much of the Muslim world about a religious test for secular leaders.

Reuters

Since 2009, the city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands has had a Muslim mayor. Last year, British voters in London elected a Muslim as mayor. And this week, Democrats in the United States are considering a Muslim, Rep. Keith Ellison, to be the next chair of the Democratic National Committee.

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