• "More is not better," says South Florida health care system CEO Brian Keeley. "We know that more health care services can result in lower levels of care." Health care costs are double the national average in Miami, where Keeley says specialists use more medical resources and technology.

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  • After ministering in inner-city Los Angeles for almost four decades, Father Peter Banks, an Irish Catholic priest, says "hope is to be able to sing in the middle of the darkness, and I can still sing in the middle of the darkness."

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  • "The secular age is schizophrenic, or better, deeply cross-purposed" and "very far from settling into a comfortable unbelief," according to Canadian scholar Charles Taylor, author of A SECULAR AGE.

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  • Listen to this episode.

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  • BOB ABERNETHY, Anchor: After decades of debate and division, the US Episcopal Church this week said overwhelmingly that gays and lesbians are eligible to become bishops or serve in any other ordained ministry of the church. At their General Convention, … More

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  • “Being religious or spiritual has a very profound effect on our biology and our brain,” says neuroscientist Andrew Newberg. “It can change our brain and change ourselves over time.”

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  • Watch additional excerpts from our interview about same-sex marriage with Mark Tooley, president of the Institute on Religion and Democracy, an advocacy group that supports conservative positions within mainline denominations.

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  • Watch more of our interview about same-sex marriage and mainline Protestant denominations with Rev. Jennifer Wegter-McNelly, interim minister of the Church of the Covenant. More

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  • Watch additional excerpts from our interview with Reverend Mary Holder Naegeli, who is among those urging the Presbyterian Church (USA) to resist changing its policies on same-sex marriage. "Homosexual practice is not God’s design for humanity," she says.

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