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Adam Taylor: Hunger, Nutrition, and the G8
May 17, 2012
Adam Taylor: Hunger, Nutrition, and the G8
World Vision’s Vice President for Advocacy and Government Relations says the leaders attending this weekend’s G8 summit in Washington should invest in agricultural and nutrition programs to lift people out of poverty because “it’s the right thing to do, it’s the moral thing to do, and ...
May 17, 2012
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Social Entrepreneur Mechai Viravaidya
May 11, 2012
Social Entrepreneur Mechai Viravaidya
This award-winning economist is credited with bringing down Thailand’s HIV infection rate, lowering its high birth rate, reducing poverty rates, and championing sustainable development ideas that work in rural settings.
May 11, 2012
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Masters of Mercy
May 11, 2012
Masters of Mercy
“The message is that the Buddha is within and moving about in very mysterious ways,” says James Ulak, senior curator of Japanese art at the Smithsonian Institution’s Freer and Sackler Galleries.
May 11, 2012
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Drone Ethics
May 4, 2012
Drone Ethics
In the wake of White House counterterrorism advisor John Brennan’s speech this week on drone ethics and targeted killing, we talk to Yale Law School professor Stephen Carter, author of The Violence of Peace: America’s Wars in the Age of Obama.
May 4, 2012
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Stephen Carter Extended Interview
May 4, 2012
Stephen Carter Extended Interview
"The administration says that the drone is the smallest amount of force that we could use. They say it's accurate and therefore it discriminates perfectly."
May 4, 2012
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Kashmir Dispute
May 4, 2012
Kashmir Dispute
In this territorial dispute between India and Pakistan in what may be the world’s most militarized region, there are direct links between water availability, rising terrorism, and religious extremism among Hindus and Muslims.
May 4, 2012
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African-American Spirituals
May 4, 2012
African-American Spirituals
Generations of African slaves found a powerful way of singing through suffering in spirituals that were rooted in biblical stories and images.
May 4, 2012
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Faith Groups and Immigration
April 27, 2012
Faith Groups and Immigration
The Supreme Court is weighing the legal challenge to Arizona's strict immigration law, and religious groups opposed to the law are appealing to language throughout the scriptures "to take care of the stranger," says Catholic News Service staff writer Patricia Zapor.
April 27, 2012
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Conversations Before Dying
April 27, 2012
Conversations Before Dying
“Deeply listening to what it is they’re saying." That, says young hospice chaplain Kerry Egan, is the most important gift she offers to the dying patients she ministers to in New Bedford, Massachusetts.
April 27, 2012
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Paul Ryan and Tom Reese: Catholic Teaching and the Budget
April 27, 2012
Paul Ryan and Tom Reese: Catholic Teaching and the Budget
Is the federal government more than “one word for things we do together”? Should the government say, "You're on your own"? A politician and a priest speak about Catholic social teaching, the budget, and the role of government in our lives.
April 27, 2012
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Vatican Report on US Catholic Nuns
April 20, 2012
Vatican Report on US Catholic Nuns
“I think you could compare it to a hostile takeover,” says reporter, author, and Vatican observer David Gibson. Might the Leadership Conference of Women Religious simply disband and reorganize on its own?
April 20, 2012
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Shanghai Jewish Ghetto
April 20, 2012
Shanghai Jewish Ghetto
For Holocaust Remembrance Day we talk with Ilie Wacs and Deborah Strobin, a brother and sister who have written a memoir about their family’s life as Jewish refugees in the Far East during World War II and their connection to the larger Jewish story of survival and endurance.
April 20, 2012
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