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Indian Violins
July 9, 2004
Indian Violins
In India, in the city of Kalimpong, the poorest children have one place to go to school. It is called the Gandhi Ashram, and it's run by a Canadian Jesuit priest. Father Thomas McGuire seeks students out, feeds them, teaches them, and gives them confidence -- and violins.
July 9, 2004
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SEED School
June 25, 2004
SEED School
In Anacostia, a notoriously poor and violent section of Washington, D.C., a new kind of school is changing hundreds of lives. It's called The SEED School. It's a public, charter, college preparatory boarding school, the first of it's kind. Students are chosen by lottery, not test scores. It's expensive, but it works, and its founders hope to start similar schools all around the country.
June 25, 2004
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Tom White
June 18, 2004
Tom White
A doctor and a multimillionaire businessman are working together to give provide aid and medicine to people in need.
June 18, 2004
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Father Joe: Slum Priest
June 4, 2004
Father Joe: Slum Priest
Father Joe Maier is a Catholic priest who, over 30 years, has set up schools that have educated thousands of poor Thai children in the slums of Bangkok. In the process, he has skirmished with all kinds of people from drug dealers to church hierarchy.
June 4, 2004
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DNA Testing and Crime
May 28, 2004
DNA Testing and Crime
The arsenal of technology being used to fight crime has grown dramatically. One of the most powerful weapons is DNA evidence, which law enforcement officials can use to solve crimes that are years old. As DNA testing becomes more widespread, serious ethical questions are being raised about how it's used, and whether it violates civil rights. Lucky Severson reports.
May 28, 2004
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Trembling Before G-d
May 21, 2004
Trembling Before G-d
We have a story about a gay Orthodox Jew struggling with that seemingly impossible choice between sexual orientation and religion. It's one of several such stories in a documentary feature film released three years ago and directed by Sandi Simcha Dubowski. The title of the film is TREMBLING BEFORE ...
May 21, 2004
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Prolonging Life
May 21, 2004
Prolonging Life

There is a moral issue that is facing and dividing many families: what to do when someone you love is in what doctors call a persistent vegetative state. Is it best to withdraw the feeding tube, despite the objections of … More

May 21, 2004
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Catholic Politicians
May 14, 2004
Catholic Politicians
The debate over abortion and Catholic politicians affects all Catholic public officials who are pro-choice. Catholic politicians, both past and present, often face many challenges when it comes to questions of faith and politics.
May 14, 2004
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Evangelicals and Evangelism
May 7, 2004
Evangelicals and Evangelism
Part four of a four-part series: evangelicals on their common commitment to spreading their faith. Tens of thousands do so through traditional career missionary efforts overseas, but the vast majority of evangelicals say they do it in their everyday lives.
May 7, 2004
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United Methodist Church Update
May 7, 2004
United Methodist Church Update
U.S. mainline denominations are all deeply divided on gay issues. In 2003, the U.S. Episcopal Church consecrated an openly gay bishop. But the United Methodists have stood firm in their opposition to homosexuality. In a series of votes, United Methodist delegates reaffirmed their church’s ...
May 7, 2004
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Evangelicals and Culture
April 30, 2004
Evangelicals and Culture
Part three of a four-part series: American evangelicals’ relationship with popular culture. In our national survey, conducted with U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT, nearly three quarters of white evangelicals said the media are hostile to their values. Yet they have also created their own widely popular ...
April 30, 2004
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Shambhala Meditation
April 30, 2004
Shambhala Meditation
Buddhist meditation techniques are widely popular, and one such method is called Shambhala meditation, a simplified version of Tibetan practice. Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, author and meditation leader, told a group of beginners to relax, note their breathing, set aside their thoughts, and just be ...
April 30, 2004
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