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Religion and the Courts
May 29, 2009
Religion and the Courts
A religion reporter and a political analyst discuss the president's nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the US Supreme Court and the California Supreme Court's decision to uphold Proposition 8 banning gay marriage.
May 29, 2009
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Mormons and Proposition 8
May 22, 2009
Mormons and Proposition 8

Proposition 8 passed in California mainly because Mormon churches mobilized for it. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints withstood blistering criticism from outside the faith. Now, resentments are festering inside the Mormon community.

May 22, 2009
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Communities in Prison
May 22, 2009
Communities in Prison
In inner cities across the United States, high numbers of African-American men are caught up in the criminal justice system. It’s costly to keep them in prison, and it's also costly to the communities they leave behind.
May 22, 2009
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Heidi Litle: The Loss of a Daughter
May 22, 2009
Heidi Litle: The Loss of a Daughter
Heidi Litle, an American Baptist living with her family in Haifa, describes losing her 14-year-old daughter in a suicide bombing in 2003 and how that affects her view of the peace process.
May 22, 2009
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Burcu Munyas: Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza
May 22, 2009
Burcu Munyas: Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza
Burcu Munyas, program manager for Catholic Relief Services, discusses the difficulties her agency faces trying to get food and other relief supplies to desperate people in Gaza.
May 22, 2009
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Eliyahu McLean: Building Interfaith Relationships
May 22, 2009
Eliyahu McLean: Building Interfaith Relationships
Eliyahu McLean of Jerusalem Peacemakers helps organize a movement called the Abrahamic Reunion, which tries to build friendships among Muslims, Christians, and Jews.
May 22, 2009
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Elana Rozenman: Trust is Difficult
May 22, 2009
Elana Rozenman: Trust is Difficult
Elana Rozenman, executive director of a grassroots group called Trust-Emun, is also part of the Abrahamic Reunion movement. She says there are many challenges to building trust, but peace cannot come without it.
May 22, 2009
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Bishop Munib Younan: Seeing God in the Other
May 22, 2009
Bishop Munib Younan: Seeing God in the Other
Munib Younan, bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land and one of the most prominent Palestinian Christian leaders in the region, talks about theological solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
May 22, 2009
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Obama Notre Dame Controversy
May 15, 2009
Obama Notre Dame Controversy
Is it appropriate for a Catholic university to honor a president whose views on abortion differ from the teachings of the Catholic Church?
May 15, 2009
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Faith Healing Court Cases
May 15, 2009
Faith Healing Court Cases
Some parents rely only on God, not a doctor, to heal their children. As a result, many pass away because they are not diagnosed and do not receive proper treatment. Should there be any exemptions from prosecution because of religious faith?
May 15, 2009
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Tod Lindberg: Religion, Politics, and Foreign Policy
May 13, 2009
Tod Lindberg: Religion, Politics, and Foreign Policy
Political philosopher Tod Lindberg, author of "The Political Teachings of Jesus," reflects on the role of values in presidential approaches to foreign policy and how to translate ethics into policy.
May 13, 2009
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Harry Knox: Serving on the Faith-Based Council
May 11, 2009
Harry Knox: Serving on the Faith-Based Council
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation's religion and faith director, Harry Knox, offers his perspective on the workings of the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
May 11, 2009
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