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Myanmar Monks
November 16, 2007
Myanmar Monks
There is no generally agreed figure on the human cost of the crackdown in Myanmar on Buddhist monks and others protesting dictatorial rule. The mass exodus from the country, formally and more widely known as Burma, continues.
November 16, 2007
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Jewish Prayer Book
November 16, 2007
Jewish Prayer Book
There has been a new development in the Reform movement of Judaism, the largest and most liberal branch of Judaism in the U.S. There's a new prayer book out, and it has been designed to be useful to everyone, with more Hebrew for those who want that, and also more sensitivity to women and to ...
November 16, 2007
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Faith in America Campaign
November 16, 2007
Faith in America Campaign
As the presidential candidates step up their campaigns in the states with the first primaries and caucuses, a group called Faith in America is trying to make gay rights an election issue. Faith in America founder Jimmy Creech speaks of trying to end what he calls religion-based bigotry. This past ...
November 16, 2007
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Analysis Of Catholic Bishops Meeting
November 16, 2007
Analysis Of Catholic Bishops Meeting
The conference of bishops overwhelmingly approved a statement on faithful citizenship, urging Catholics to rely on church teachings as they shape their political conscience. The document lists a host of issues Catholics should care about, including poverty, healthcare, immigration, and housing. But ...
November 16, 2007
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Religion on Campus
November 9, 2007
Religion on Campus
Several studies recently have addressed the religious interest, or lack of it, of young adults. We wondered how religion is faring on college campuses. Lucky Severson visited Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island to find out.
November 9, 2007
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Catholic Bishops Debate on Voting
November 9, 2007
Catholic Bishops Debate on Voting
The 280 U.S. Catholic bishops meet this coming week (November 12-15) in Baltimore, with a sharp debate likely over religion and politics, specifically on how much weight the issue of abortion should have in Catholic decisions on how to vote. Joining us to explore the arguments is Father Tom Reese, ...
November 9, 2007
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Wangari Maathai
November 9, 2007
Wangari Maathai
Wangari Maathai became the first African woman to win the Nobel Prize for peace. She is a conservationist whose movement has caused the planting of 30 million trees in Kenya and also helped lead to free elections. Recently, Maathai visited Chicago, as Judy Valente reports.
November 9, 2007
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In Memoriam
November 9, 2007
In Memoriam
To mark Veterans Day weekend, Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly senior associate producer Patti Jette Hanley took pictures at Arlington National Cemetery and at St. James Episcopal Church on Capitol Hill in Washington, where on All Souls Day members of the parish read the names of Americans who died ...
November 9, 2007
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Michael Gerson
November 2, 2007
Michael Gerson
President Bush admits he's not always the most articulate man in Washington. Over the years, he has had a lot of help from a speechwriter named Michael Gerson. Gerson has written a new book, HEROIC CONSERVATISM, which recalls his time at the White House. He urges conservatives to broaden their ...
November 2, 2007
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Faith and Fire
November 2, 2007
Faith and Fire
In the aftermath of the epic fires in southern California, worship communities have joined the relief effort well beyond their congregations. Their services are now as much practical as they are spiritual.
November 2, 2007
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Children of Polygamists
November 2, 2007
Children of Polygamists
Polygamy was outlawed by the Mormon Church more than 100 years ago, but it has survived in pockets, largely isolated on the edge of Mormon society and the law. The recent trial and conviction of Warren Jeffs shed some light on the practices of the polygamist group he led, called the Fundamentalist ...
November 2, 2007
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Values Voter Summit
October 26, 2007
Values Voter Summit
Religious conservatives appear to have come out of their Values Voter Summit last week (October 19-21) just as divided as they were going in. All of the major Republican candidates spoke to the gathering. So far, evangelicals have not rallied around any one candidate.
October 26, 2007
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