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Volunteers in Tanzania
April 6, 2007
Volunteers in Tanzania
Most tourists come to Tanzania to take a photo safari through a wonderland of wildlife. There are few places on earth that can match it. On the other hand, there are an increasing number of tourists who come to Tanzania to comfort a dying old lady or hold a little orphan girl. It’s called ...
April 6, 2007
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Easter Hope in New Orleans
April 6, 2007
Easter Hope in New Orleans
In this special Easter report, Kim Lawton checks back in with two New Orleans pastors who were both in their first years at their churches when Hurricane Katrina hit.
April 6, 2007
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Baking Nuns
March 30, 2007
Baking Nuns
There is a group of Benedictine nuns in Missouri who bake and sell millions of Communion wafers, small and large. But some would-be communicants complained that they are allergic to the gluten in the wheat in the nun's wafers. So they could not receive Communion. For the sisters that was a challenge.
March 30, 2007
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Thailand AIDS Refuge
March 30, 2007
Thailand AIDS Refuge
Thailand's Prabhat Namphu Buddhist monastery is an unlikely combination of two things: AIDS hospice and tourist attraction. Amid a display of cadavers, visitors -- including many school kids -- observe what HIV does to the human body.
March 30, 2007
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Preparing for Passover
March 30, 2007
Preparing for Passover
Observant Jews prepare for Passover by getting rid of everything in the house that is chametz, or leavened. We visited the Orthodox Jewish family of Ari and Shoshana Lerner to see how they were preparing.
March 30, 2007
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Iraq War Anniversary
March 23, 2007
Iraq War Anniversary
Watch our conversation about the moral considerations of withdrawing from Iraq with William Galston, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, Prof. Nancy Sherman of Georgetown University, and Richard Land, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist ...
March 23, 2007
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William Sloane Coffin
March 16, 2007
William Sloane Coffin
As chaplain of Yale University in the ’60s and ’70s, Coffin be came one of the best known — and most controversial — figures not only against the war, but also in the civil rights movement and the campaign for a freeze on nuclear weapons. Throughout his life, Coffin preached that social justice was central to Christianity.
March 16, 2007
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Barbara Brown Taylor
March 9, 2007
Barbara Brown Taylor
Barbara Brown Taylor — Episcopal priest, teacher, columnist and author. For years, her books reflected her perspective as a church member and leader. Her new book, LEAVING CHURCH, is about burning out as the priest of a parish she had wanted very much to serve, and then leaving not only the ...
March 9, 2007
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Mountaintop Removal Mining
February 7, 2007
Mountaintop Removal Mining
As religious groups become more and more committed to protecting the environment and more aware of the tradeoffs involved, the pros and cons of conservation are starkly visible in the mountains and hollows of Appalachia. There, coal companies engage not only in deep mining and strip mining, but also in what's called mountaintop removal.
February 7, 2007
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Conservative Jews and Gays
February 2, 2007
Conservative Jews and Gays
The question of whether to ordain gay clergy has challenged and divided many denominations, including Conservative Jews. The Orthodox strongly oppose gay ordination, but reform Jews accept it. Now, the Conservative movement's Committee on Jewish Law and Standards has recommended that Conservative seminaries should be allowed to admit gays.
February 2, 2007
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African-American Jews
January 26, 2007
African-American Jews
Yavilah McCoy is one of several thousand African-American Jews. She has devoted her talent and energy to use Gospel music to try to overcome the prejudice she has experienced from other Jews. To create a better future for her children, Yavilah wants it known that Jews come in a variety of shades and colors.
January 26, 2007
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Georgia Sex Offender Law
January 26, 2007
Georgia Sex Offender Law
In many states around the country there are new, tough laws aimed at sexual predators who have abused children. No one opposes the intent to protect children, but in Georgia its new sex offender law is under attack by civil rights and religious activists who say the law is so broad and so harsh it ...
January 26, 2007
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