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Voice of the Faithful Convention
July 26, 2002
Voice of the Faithful Convention
This past week, Voice of the Faithful — a lay group which came out of the Catholic Church sexual abuse crisis — held its first national convention. Organizers say Catholics came from 36 states and 7 countries for a day of prayer and support for victims of sexual abuse.
July 26, 2002
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Rev. William Abernethy and the Ethics of Cloning
July 12, 2002
Rev. William Abernethy and the Ethics of Cloning
Many scientists say the most promise for curing various diseases is to clone human embryos to cure the sick. Therapeutic cloning is sharply controversial because it destroys the original human embryo. Reverend William Abernethy suffers from Parkinson's disease and is one of the many hoping to receive medical help through the therapeutic cloning process.
July 12, 2002
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Madrasahs
June 21, 2002
Madrasahs
In the aftermath of 9/11, as many Americans tried to learn more about Islam, much was said about "madrasahs." They are the Islamic schools, some of which, in Pakistan, taught young men not just the Qur'an but terrorism. Madrasahs, it turns out, have a long and distinguished history in the Islamic ...
June 21, 2002
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Hindu-Muslim Conflict in India
May 24, 2002
Hindu-Muslim Conflict in India
India, which is mostly Hindu, and Pakistan, which is mostly Muslim, are once again on the brink of war over the disputed region of Kashmir. Both nations have nuclear weapons. Hindu-Muslim tensions extend beyond Kashmir, though. Within India, where Hindus make up 80% of the population and Muslims ...
May 24, 2002
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Exploring Religious America, Part Five: Comments and Analysis
May 24, 2002
Exploring Religious America, Part Five: Comments and Analysis
Part five of a five-part series: Concluding RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY’s five-part series “Exploring Religious America,” Bob Abernethy speaks with experts John Green, Robert Franklin, and Peter Steinfels about the findings of the survey. Topics include scandal in the Catholic ...
May 24, 2002
Exploring Religious America, Part Four: Spirituality
May 17, 2002
Exploring Religious America, Part Four: Spirituality
Part four of a five-part series: According to the Gallup organization, between 1984 and 1998 there was a phenomenal jump in the number of people who said they felt a need for greater spiritual growth — from 56 percent to 82 percent, in just 14 years. Part five looks at the many Americans, both ...
May 17, 2002
Exploring Religious America, Part Three: Catholicism in America
May 10, 2002
Exploring Religious America, Part Three: Catholicism in America
Part three of a five-part series exploring religious America: There are more than 60 million U.S. Catholics, making them 40 percent of all the Christians in the country and the largest single group of American Christians. Part three examines the experience of being Catholic in America, and looks ...
May 10, 2002
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Update on Cardinal Meeting at Vatican
April 26, 2002
Update on Cardinal Meeting at Vatican
Twelve U.S. cardinals and two bishops joined Pope John Paul II and other Vatican officials for two days of discussions about the sexual abuse crisis in the American Catholic church and possible solutions. John Paul told the group there is no place in the priesthood for those who harm the young.
April 26, 2002
Exploring Religious America, Part One
April 26, 2002
Exploring Religious America, Part One
Part one of a five-part series exploring religious America: In partnership with U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT, RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY conducted a national poll on religion and spirituality in American life. Part one investigates the challenges and consequences of religious diversity in ...
April 26, 2002
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Security and Privacy
April 19, 2002
Security and Privacy
April 19, 2002
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Interview with Peter Steinfels
April 12, 2002
Interview with Peter Steinfels
In COMMONWEAL Magazine, an independent Catholic journal, writer and scholar Peter Steinfels, a Catholic, takes a thoughtful look at the crisis in the Church and calls for changes to overcome it. Steinfels also writes the “Belief” column for THE NEW YORK TIMES. Watch his interview with ...
April 12, 2002
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Celibacy in the Priesthood
April 12, 2002
Celibacy in the Priesthood
As American Catholics have reeled from the disclosures of past sexual abuses by priests, and evidence they were covered up, one of the questions raised has concerned priestly celibacy — abstinence from sex. Was that requirement a cause of the abuses? Is it necessary for dedicated ministry? ...
April 12, 2002
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