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China Orphan Care
August 22, 2014
China Orphan Care
It was the campaign of one American woman, Jenny Bowen, in Berkeley, California, that brought loving care into the lives of millions of Chinese orphans, most of them girls. Bowen and her husband began by adopting one girl. Then another. Now Jenny Bowen leads Half the Sky, a foundation to deliver ...
August 22, 2014
08:50
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Atrocities in Myanmar; James Lee Burke; Janmashtami
August 15, 2014
Atrocities in Myanmar; James Lee Burke; Janmashtami
Muslim minority experiences Buddhist persecution in the former Burma; a best-selling author of detective stories explores the idea of sin; Hindus celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna.
August 15, 2014
25:46
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Atrocities in Myanmar
August 15, 2014
Atrocities in Myanmar
"There’s a fear among large segments of the Buddhist population in Myanmar," says Matthew Smith, executive director of Fortify Rights, an independent organization to protect and defend human rights, "that the country is at risk of being taken over by Muslims. It’s a very unreasonable, irrational ...
August 15, 2014
07:52
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James Lee Burke
August 15, 2014
James Lee Burke
“A Franciscan told me once, ‘Don’t keep track of the score. The score will take care of itself.’” Writer James Lee Burke’s best-selling crime novels are full of biblical imagery, messianic language, the influences of his Roman Catholic boyhood, and a longing for redemption. ...
August 15, 2014
07:40
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Janmashtami
August 15, 2014
Janmashtami
On August 17, Hindus around the world will celebrate the birth of Krishna, a major Hindu deity usually depicted as a blue-skinned young man. Nidhi Singh was our guide at a Hindu temple in Chantilly, Virginia during the annual Krishna festival. Originally broadcast August 22, 2008.
August 15, 2014
02:48
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Jordan’s Syrian Refugees; The December Project
August 8, 2014
Jordan’s Syrian Refugees; The December Project
A visit to the Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees; a writer and rabbi collaborate on a book about facing the mystery of mortality.
August 8, 2014
25:46
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Jordan’s Syrian Refugees
August 8, 2014
Jordan’s Syrian Refugees
"Behind each of these wonderful people is a life that is completely disrupted. We see God in all of these people. We see that these are brothers and sisters like us," says Catholic Relief Services president Carolyn Woo.
August 8, 2014
11:57
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The December Project
August 8, 2014
The December Project
Best-selling writer and journalist Sara Davidson felt completely unprepared for the reality of dying. Then she met Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, founder of the Jewish Renewal movement. Their weekly conversations about mortality led to their book "The December Project." "When you feel you’re ...
August 8, 2014
08:21
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J. Peter Pham on Religion and the New Africa
August 8, 2014
J. Peter Pham on Religion and the New Africa
"Africa is finding, just as it found its political and economic voice it's also finding its theological voice, which oftentimes may be different in perspective," says J. Peter Pham of the Atlantic Council's Africa Center, "because of background, because of history, and because of the way they have ...
August 8, 2014
08:29
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Drugs of Last Resort; The Amanda Lindhout Story
August 1, 2014
Drugs of Last Resort; The Amanda Lindhout Story
Patients seek the right to try experimental drug treatments; a woman becomes a humanitarian after surviving torture in Somalia.
August 1, 2014
25:46
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Drugs of Last Resort
August 1, 2014
Drugs of Last Resort
"I’ve seen it more than once where it’s the family members simply can’t let go or decide we can leave no stone unturned," says Richard Klein of the FDA patient liaison program, "whether or not it’s what the patient really wants." But do families and patients have a right to try unapproved ...
August 1, 2014
08:04
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The Amanda Lindhout Story
August 1, 2014
The Amanda Lindhout Story
"Of course I was angry for everything that was happening to me, but as time went on in captivity, I just realized for my own self, for self-preservation, that I couldn’t stay trapped in that emotion, that I had to try to find ways to let it out, and that’s when I started developing practices ...
August 1, 2014
10:13
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