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Familial DNA Testing
May 16, 2008
Familial DNA Testing
The practice of "familial searching" is causing a conflict between solving crimes and protecting privacy. Police can now take DNA from a crime scene and compare it to millions of DNA samples in a government database. If there is even a partial match, that could lead to the criminal by way of his or ...
May 16, 2008
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Eagle Pass Border Wall
May 9, 2008
Eagle Pass Border Wall
We have a story today about other people wrestling with the notion of brotherly dwelling. They're Americans and Mexicans whose community is about to be bisected by the fence the government is building along the Rio Grande.
May 9, 2008
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Food Aid Ethics
May 9, 2008
Food Aid Ethics
Between tragedies such as the one in Myanmar and the disastrous worldwide rise in food prices, a question long debated by relief experts has become urgent: What's the best way for the U.S. to help the hungry?
May 9, 2008
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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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