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Kim Lawton and Bob Abernethy: The Pope at the UN
April 18, 2008
Kim Lawton and Bob Abernethy: The Pope at the UN
n a live special report on the pope's address to the United Nations Friday (April 18), RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY managing editor Kim Lawton and executive editor Bob Abernethy analyze the speech and how it amplifies key themes of Pope Benedict's papacy.
April 18, 2008
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Creative Seder
April 18, 2008
Creative Seder
Each year at Passover, a couple in Roseland, New Jersey invent new ways to dramatize and sing about the traditional story of the Jewish exodus from Egypt. They've become so good at it and have so much fun there's now a waiting list of their friends who want to come.
April 18, 2008
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Abraham Foxman: Catholics and Jews
April 17, 2008
Abraham Foxman: Catholics and Jews
Abraham Foxman, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League, was saved from the Holocaust as an infant by his Polish Catholic nanny, who baptized and raised him as a Catholic during the war years. He recalls a conversation with Pope Benedict XVI about that experience.
April 17, 2008
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Kim Lawton: Next White House Occupant Seeks Catholics
April 16, 2008
Kim Lawton: Next White House Occupant Seeks Catholics
After President Bush's April 16 White House meeting with Pope Benedict XVI, RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY managing editor Kim Lawton looks at how Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and John McCain continue their appeals to Catholic voters.
April 16, 2008
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Pope Benedict’s Foreign Policy
April 11, 2008
Pope Benedict’s Foreign Policy
The Holy See has played an active global role for centuries. It has permanent observer status at the United Nations and has all the rights of full UN membership except voting.
April 11, 2008
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Army Chaplain Boot Camp
April 4, 2008
Army Chaplain Boot Camp
A report on an army boot camp for chaplains where they learn to carry out their ministry within the military culture.
April 4, 2008
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Krista Tippett
April 4, 2008
Krista Tippett
We have a profile of Krista Tippett, the host of the weekly public radio conversation "Speaking of Faith," now titled "On Being". As Tippett and others note, the program might have also been called "Speaking of Life," because it explores big life questions through the personal stories of poets, scientists, writers, and sometimes a theologian or even a journalist, of all faiths.
April 4, 2008
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Continuing King’s Legacy
March 28, 2008
Continuing King’s Legacy
If Dr. King were alive today, would he be campaigning for economic justice, or might he be a social conservative opposing abortion, or both? Kim Lawton has our report on the very different ways African-American ministers are trying to carry on the King legacy.
March 28, 2008
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembered
March 28, 2008
Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembered
Six prominent African American ministers remember the life and death of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and describe his influence on their lives, their ministries, and society at large.
March 28, 2008
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Easter Music
March 21, 2008
Easter Music
Western Christians are celebrating Holy Week and Easter this week, their most sacred time of the year. In the many special services and observances that take place during Holy Week, music plays a crucial role in setting the mood of the worship and in helping to convey the Easter message.
March 21, 2008
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Easter East And West
March 14, 2008
Easter East And West
For Western Christians, Sunday (March 16) is Palm Sunday, which begins Holy Week, leading up to Easter (March 23). But Eastern Orthodox Christians have just begun observing their time of Lent. Because of differing church calendars, Western and Eastern Christians usually celebrate the resurrection of ...
March 14, 2008
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Criminalizing the Homeless
March 7, 2008
Criminalizing the Homeless
The rights of the homeless and the rights of people who fear them or don't want to be bothered by them have become an issue in the glittery playground that is Las Vegas. Advocates say the homeless are being harassed by police, while city officials respond that too many of the homeless just don't ...
March 7, 2008
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