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Candidates Reach Out to Jewish Voters
March 25, 2016
Candidates Reach Out to Jewish Voters
Amidst the clashes over Jewish values that took place during this week’s annual meeting of AIPAC, the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee, one rabbi tried to find common ground: “America and Israel are built upon values: B’tzelem Elohim, everyone is created in the image of God; kavod ...
March 25, 2016
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Supreme Court Contraception Mandate
March 25, 2016
Supreme Court Contraception Mandate
“We Little Sisters of the Poor are a group of women who made religious vows to God. Now we find ourselves in a situation where the government is requiring us to make changes in our religious health care plan to include services that really violate our deepest held religious beliefs as Little ...
March 25, 2016
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Easter Flowers
March 25, 2016
Easter Flowers
Easter becomes “a very thin, generic festival,” says author Rev. Fleming Rutledge, without “looking into the grave and then saying we rejoice with the risen Christ.” Only then, she says, can flowers “give us the gladness that comes with the unrepeatable quality of the resurrection.”
March 25, 2016
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Religion in Cuba; India’s Artificial Limb Enterprise; Holy Week
March 18, 2016
Religion in Cuba; India’s Artificial Limb Enterprise; Holy Week

As the US and Cuba restore diplomatic ties, is the Cuban government also becoming less hostile to religion and the church; a charity is restoring disabled people’s mobility and sense of dignity—free of charge; and we travel to New Mexico … More

March 18, 2016
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Religion in Cuba
March 18, 2016
Religion in Cuba
With the approval of plans to build the first new Catholic church in over 50 years and Pope Francis's recent visit to the country, there are signs of increasing openness to religious life in Cuba after 50 years of repressive Communist rule.
March 18, 2016
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India’s Artificial Limb Enterprise
March 18, 2016
India’s Artificial Limb Enterprise
Jaipur Foot provides free orthopedic care to poor people with disabilities and missing limbs. That's important in a country where disability still carries a deep stigma, according to the group's founder D.R. Mehta. "They can go and work back in their field, factory, or shop, earn their living. They ...
March 18, 2016
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Holy Week
March 18, 2016
Holy Week
During Maundy Thursday and Good Friday “pilgrimage becomes a metaphor for life,” says Rev. Kenneth Semon of the Church of the Holy Faith in Santa Fe. “We’re following our Lord, who goes before us.”
March 18, 2016
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Pope Francis and Family Issues; The Aga Khan
March 11, 2016
Pope Francis and Family Issues; The Aga Khan

The Catholic Church under Pope Francis may be open to reform on divorce, contraceptives, and marriage; the spiritual leader of the world’s Ismaili Muslims wants to end poverty, encourage peace, and foster religious understanding.

March 11, 2016
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The Aga Khan
March 11, 2016
The Aga Khan
"Islam believes fundamentally that the spiritual and material worlds are inextricably connected. Faith is a force that should deepen our concern for our worldly habitat, for embracing its challenges, and for improving the quality of human life."
March 11, 2016
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Pope Francis and Family Issues
March 11, 2016
Pope Francis and Family Issues
Pope Francis may soon release his greatly anticipated response to a key bishops’ meeting on family issues that took place last fall. At that meeting, bishops discussed the church’s response to a host of issues, including some that are very controversial. The bishops were especially divided over ...
March 11, 2016
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Healing Moral Wounds of War; Rancher Nuns; Baha’i 19-Day Fast
March 4, 2016
Healing Moral Wounds of War; Rancher Nuns; Baha’i 19-Day Fast

Combat veterans are coming home from our recent wars with deep moral injuries as well as physical wounds; when these Benedictine sisters are not praying for the world, they are working their 300-acre Colorado cattle ranch; and the days before … More

March 4, 2016
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Healing Moral Wounds of War
March 4, 2016
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 ...
March 4, 2016
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