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Health Care and Same-Sex Marriage Supreme Court Rulings
June 26, 2015
Health Care and Same-Sex Marriage Supreme Court Rulings
Correspondent Tim O'Brien observes that the High Court's upholding of gay marriage nationwide “is for gays and lesbians what Brown v Board of Education was for African Americans."
June 26, 2015
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Healing Moral Wounds of War
June 26, 2015
Healing Moral Wounds of War
"It’s morally urgent just as we send citizen soldiers to war that we bring citizen soldiers home," says Georgetown University philosophy professor Nancy Sherman. Despite the moral hurt and guilt combatants feel, civilian society can help them recover “a sense of goodness about yourself, to ...
June 26, 2015
08:35
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Former Mormons
June 26, 2015
Former Mormons
"We want people to understand the history of this church," says Elder Marcus Nash, a leader of the LDS church who worked on a series of essays about questions of faith and contested church issues. But while this generation of Mormons may be “craving a more complicated narrative” about the ...
June 26, 2015
07:58
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Religious Reactions to Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
July 2, 2015
Religious Reactions to Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
“Supporters of gay marriage say religion should not be used to discriminate against people. Religion should not be an excuse for people not to provide services or do their jobs. But conservative law firms are saying people have a right to stand up for what they believe, and they can’t be forced ...
July 2, 2015
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Ethics of Gene Editing
July 2, 2015
Ethics of Gene Editing
A promising new medical technique known as gene editing—deleting, inserting, or replacing genes in human cells—has the potential to cure many genetic diseases. But ethicist Marcy Darnovsky of the Center for Genetics and Society is concerned about the safety of the technology, the ethical ...
July 2, 2015
05:52
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Rebuilding Urban Neighborhoods
July 2, 2015
Rebuilding Urban Neighborhoods
“Our ministry is different because we focus on development as opposed to just relief. We want to end poverty more than just relieve people from the pain of poverty. We want to change communities,” says Katie Delp, executive director of FCS (Focused Communities Strategies) Urban Ministries.
July 2, 2015
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Supreme Court Rulings; Healing Moral Wounds of War; Former Mormons
June 26, 2015
Supreme Court Rulings; Healing Moral Wounds of War; Former Mormons
The Supreme Court upholds Obamacare and recognizes same-sex marriages nationwide; philosopher Nancy Sherman says combat veterans are coming home from our recent wars with deep moral injuries as well as physical wounds; and while the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints responds openly to ...
June 26, 2015
25:46
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Health Care and Same-Sex Marriage Supreme Court Rulings
June 26, 2015
Health Care and Same-Sex Marriage Supreme Court Rulings
Correspondent Tim O'Brien observes that the High Court's upholding of gay marriage nationwide “is for gays and lesbians what Brown v Board of Education was for African Americans."
June 26, 2015
02:40
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Healing Moral Wounds of War
June 26, 2015
Healing Moral Wounds of War
"It’s morally urgent just as we send citizen soldiers to war that we bring citizen soldiers home," says Georgetown University philosophy professor Nancy Sherman. Despite the moral hurt and guilt combatants feel, civilian society can help them recover “a sense of goodness about yourself, to ...
June 26, 2015
08:35
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Former Mormons
June 26, 2015
Former Mormons
"We want people to understand the history of this church," says Elder Marcus Nash, a leader of the LDS church who worked on a series of essays about questions of faith and contested church issues. But while this generation of Mormons may be “craving a more complicated narrative” about the ...
June 26, 2015
07:58
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Faith-Based Activism on Climate Change; Recalling Liberation Theology
June 19, 2015
Faith-Based Activism on Climate Change; Recalling Liberation Theology
In south Louisiana, faith-based activists are trying to help vulnerable communities affected by climate change; and we look back at the legacy of liberation theology, a movement begun in Latin America that sided with the poor and oppressed over the rich and powerful.
June 19, 2015
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Faith-Based Activism on Climate Change
June 19, 2015
Faith-Based Activism on Climate Change
Deep in the bayous of south Louisiana, faith-based activists are trying to help vulnerable groups threatened by the consequences of climate change.
June 19, 2015
09:42
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Marc Morano Extended Interview
June 19, 2015
Marc Morano Extended Interview
“Carbon-based energy development is the best friend for poor people and would give them the best chance at life.”
June 19, 2015
04:04
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Lonnie Ellis Extended Interview
June 19, 2015
Lonnie Ellis Extended Interview
“Pope Francis is creating new kinds of conversations. This moral guidance, this moral obligation to our children and to future generations is really resonating with people, and he’s doing it with such hope.”
June 19, 2015
04:14
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Kristina Peterson Extended Interview
June 19, 2015
Kristina Peterson Extended Interview
“As the climate changes, species are diminishing. We are seeing the extinction of so many different things, and they are part of us. They are part of the world. They are part of who we are. Are we going to become the next extinction? We need to care for what God has given us, and that is a moral ...
June 19, 2015
06:04
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