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National Prayer Breakfast
February 4, 2000
National Prayer Breakfast
It’s a ritual that has been practiced in the nation’s capital for nearly half a century. For a couple hours a year, government and religious leaders from around the world put politics aside and gather for a morning of prayer.
February 4, 2000
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Church Health Center
February 4, 2000
Church Health Center
According to the Census Bureau, 44 million Americans do not have health insurance. Everyone agrees solving that problem will take more than church volunteers, but take a look at what a devout doctor and Memphis’s Church Health Center are doing. Memphis is one of the poorest big cities in the ...
February 4, 2000
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National Cathedral Boy Choristers
December 19, 1999
National Cathedral Boy Choristers
"The sound of boys' voices is a very unique kind of sound, and there's nothing like it...It can be soft and gentle...or it can be very brilliant and powerful," says organist and choirmaster Douglas Major.
December 19, 1999
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Virgin of Guadalupe
December 17, 1999
Virgin of Guadalupe
"Guadalupe adds solace and comfort, just like she did in the beginning to the Indian Juan Diego. She protected him. She was going to comfort him. She does the same to immigrants," says Luis Leon of Arizona State University.
December 17, 1999
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Illegal Immigrants and the Church
November 26, 1999
Illegal Immigrants and the Church
There is a growing conflict at the U.S.-Mexico border between enforcing the law and helping illegal immigrants in need. Despite walls and patrols, undocumented immigrants continue to pour into the U.S., sometimes under life-threatening conditions. Should churches help the needy, even if they're here illegally?
November 26, 1999
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Dorchester Temple
November 19, 1999
Dorchester Temple
Dorchester Temple Baptist Church is home to what is perhaps best known and most successful church-based program in the country fighting violence among inner-city youths. Through Boston's Ten-Point Coalition, religious leaders and police are working together to make the area safer for all.
November 19, 1999
Ethics of Organ Donations
November 12, 1999
Ethics of Organ Donations
To keep up with the skyrocketing demand for life-saving organ donations, Pennsylvania officials are trying an innovative and controversial program to offer financial incentives to organ donors. But it has already raised several ethical concerns about what could happen once money is attached to ...
November 12, 1999
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Mary, Mother of Jesus
November 12, 1999
Mary, Mother of Jesus
"Mary, Mother of Jesus," a movie airing on NBC, puts a distinctly feminist face on an extraordinary woman largely neglected in the Bible.
November 12, 1999
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National Council of Churches: Facing the Future
November 12, 1999
National Council of Churches: Facing the Future
The installation of former Ambassador Andrew Young as the new president of the Protestant-based National Council of Churches was among the highlights of the NCC’s 50th anniversary celebration, but the organization faces financial problems and lack of a clear mission.
November 12, 1999
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Labyrinth
November 12, 1999
Labyrinth
These ancient constructs have some very modern advocates, and they’re not just religious. Secular institutions have also discovered labyrinths as a meditation tool.
November 12, 1999
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Rev. Tilden Edwards and the Shalem Institute
November 11, 1999
Rev. Tilden Edwards and the Shalem Institute
The word "spirituality" has come to mean all kinds of private experience of the sacred. The Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation, located in Bethesda, Maryland, is a center for the practice and teaching of the Christian contemplative tradition. Here, mainline Protestants mostly seek experience of God through the practices of, among others, Tibetan Buddhists and Catholic saints.
November 11, 1999
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Gargoyles
October 29, 1999
Gargoyles
These terrifying - or sometimes whimsical - sculptures decorate the outside of many cathedrals and houses of worship. But what are they doing there?
October 29, 1999
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