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    In most of the world, the poor and sick are ignored. In Lourdes, they are number one, and people say they are drawn there because they believe it is a place of great faith. More

    March 6, 2009 | Comments (3)

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    In 1858, a peasant girl named Bernadette Soubirous said she saw "a lady dressed in white" in Lourdes, now an international pilgrimage destination that hosts more than 5 million visitors a year.

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    Photographer Yankl Conzen was not Jewish, but he embraced Jewish culture and history. His poignant photographs of Purim depict children from one of Jerusalem's Orthodox neighborhoods.

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    These Purim photographs capture the Jewish holiday's themes of identity and masquerade through its tradition of dressing in costume.

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    Watch Sister Eileen Campbell of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas and Bishop Minerva Carcaño of the Desert Southwest Conference of the United Methodist Church talk about their support of immigration reform.

    March 4, 2009 | Comments (10)

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    Religion reporter David Gibson assesses relations between the US Catholic Church and the new Obama Administration and talks about the political role that New York’s new archbishop, Timothy Dolan, may play.

    March 3, 2009 | Comments (1)

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    Milwaukee Archbishop Timothy Dolan is known for upholding church doctrine with warmth and wit. Will he embrace the chance for a broad public role in New York?

    February 27, 2009 | Comments (2)

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    "My lifelong belief is that love and death interwoven are the heartstrings of religion. The greatest of all truths is that love never dies. The opposite of love is not death. It is fear."

    February 27, 2009 | Comments (6)

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    One of the beautiful things about a terminal illness is you are invited into the present, and your friendships become stronger. Your loved ones become more vital and more present. Each day becomes more beautiful. You walk through the valley of the shadow, and it’s riddled with light.

    February 27, 2009 | Comments (7)