Topic: US Domestic Issues

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    Watch more of our interview about hookup culture on college campuses with Dr. Christian Smith, the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Smith has been studying the emotional and spiritual development of young people from their early teenage years to college age and beyond. More

    May 8, 2009 | Comments

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    She is a Loreto Sister who has transformed the lives of thousands of Kolkata children at a middle-class parochial school where the students have become advocates for social change.

    May 1, 2009 | Comments

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    "It's in the people around us who are the most vulnerable where we are going to see the face of God," says Nelson Kraybill, president of Elkhart's Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary.

    April 17, 2009 | Comments

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    "We're feeding people now who are employed full time and can't make ends meet … There's been an outpouring of generosity from people saying I want to make sure my neighbors don't starve."

    March 27, 2009 | Comments

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    “Most of our faith traditions believe God gave us the gift of sexuality, so it has deep theological meaning for us. I don’t think we can say sexuality isn’t a religious issue. It deeply is a religious issue.”

    March 27, 2009 | Comments

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    "The Talmud tells us when we go up to heaven and give an accounting of ourselves the very first question the Almighty asks us is whether we conducted our business affairs with integrity and honesty."

    March 20, 2009 | Comments

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    Tim DeChristopher is a devoted environmentalist who purposely broke the law in an attempt to save land in Utah. Some believe that since he committed a crime, he should be punished. Others think breaking the law was the right thing to do in this situation.
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    March 20, 2009 | Comments

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    Watch Brookings Institution senior fellow William Galston talk about the vices and virtues of market societies and what Jewish tradition has to say about the economy and our human inclinations.

    February 10, 2009 | Comments

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    Watch William McGurn, a vice president at News Corporation, talk about Wall Street, wealth, Catholic teaching, and the market economy.

    February 10, 2009 | Comments

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    The notoriously tough maximum security Sing Sing Prison in New York State is a forbidding place, not where you would expect to find a program offering an accredited master’s degree in professional studies in religion. The course is sponsored by the New York Theological Seminary, and it’s been at Sing Sing for a quarter of a century. More

    January 8, 2009 | Comments

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