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Shlomo Carlebach
May 2, 2008
Shlomo Carlebach
We remember the Holocaust today with a profile of the late Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, a Jewish troubadour in the 1960s and '70s who preached love and peace and whose music has become a staple of religious observances in Jewish synagogues and homes.
May 2, 2008
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Gene Robinson: In the Eye of the Storm
May 2, 2008
Gene Robinson: In the Eye of the Storm
Next month marks five years since the Episcopal diocese of New Hampshire elected that denomination's first openly gay bishop, Gene Robinson, a move that has brought the U.S. Episcopal Church and the entire worldwide Anglican Communion to the brink of schism.
May 2, 2008
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Global Food Crisis
May 2, 2008
Global Food Crisis
The global food crisis is escalating, as high food prices are forcing humanitarian organizations to scale back operations. At the United Nations, leaders are appealing for more than $750 million in new aid.
May 2, 2008
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Jeremiah Wright and the Black Church
May 2, 2008
Jeremiah Wright and the Black Church
Senator Barack Obama this week denounced several recent controversial statements by his former pastor, Reverend Jeremiah Wright.
May 2, 2008
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Kim Lawton: The Pope, Catholic Voters, and the 2008 Election
April 25, 2008
Kim Lawton: The Pope, Catholic Voters, and the 2008 Election
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton looks at the impact Pope Benedict XVI's visit to the U.S. may have on the 2008 elections.
April 25, 2008
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Interview: David Gibson, author of THE RULE OF BENEDICT
April 19, 2008
Interview: David Gibson, author of THE RULE OF BENEDICT
David Gibson, author of THE RULE OF BENEDICT, discusses the differences between Pope Benedict XVI and John Paul II.
April 19, 2008
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Charlie and Sedar
April 18, 2008
Charlie and Sedar
We have a story today about two young men who grew up together best friends -- one white, one black -- and then took different religious paths. One became an Orthodox Jewish rabbi, the other a Muslim. Today they argue, of course, but as Betty Rollin reports, they've found their theological ...
April 18, 2008
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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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