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Rancher Nuns
March 4, 2016
Rancher Nuns
“You have here a silence that just breathes in you the greatness of God,” says Mother Superior Maria Michael of the Benedictine Abbey of St. Walburga, situated among grassy meadows and snow-capped Colorado mountains.
March 4, 2016
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Baha’i Nineteen-Day Fast
March 4, 2016
Baha’i Nineteen-Day Fast
"If I’m hungry I should eat. If I’m thirsty I should drink. But because of a recognition of a greater and higher need, I choose not to," says Abdu’l Karim Ewing-Boyd. We visited him and his family in Washington, DC as they prepared to break the long fast leading up to the Baha'i New Year.
March 4, 2016
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U.S. Supreme Court Abortion Case; Moral Issues in Europe’s Migrant Crisis; Son of Saul
February 26, 2016
U.S. Supreme Court Abortion Case; Moral Issues in Europe’s Migrant Crisis; Son of Saul

The biggest abortion case in decades will be argued before the Supreme Court minus Justice Scalia; ethical rules and responsibilities governing treatment of civilians caught up in international wars and conflicts; and actor Geza Rohrig, an Orthodox Jew, lead actor … More

February 26, 2016
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U.S. Supreme Court Abortion Case
February 25, 2016
U.S. Supreme Court Abortion Case
“We’ve seen a spike in women trying to do abortions on themselves,” says Amy Hagstrom Miller, founder of Whole Women’s Health. “That is not in the best interests of women’s health and safety.”
February 25, 2016
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Moral Issues in Europe’s Migrant Crisis
February 25, 2016
Moral Issues in Europe’s Migrant Crisis
“The countries neighboring Syria—Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan—have been extremely generous to the refugees,” says Michel Gabaudan, president of Refugees International. “But they’re bursting at the seams now, and that’s why we see people moving out. I think perhaps where we have failed is ...
February 25, 2016
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Son of Saul
February 23, 2016
Son of Saul
“I don’t think history turned a page” at Auschwitz, says Hungarian actor Geza Rohrig. “Genocide is a permanent possibility. I thought, the bloodiest century is just behind us; the 21st must be much better. Well, 15 years into the 21st, it doesn’t seem very promising.”
February 23, 2016
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Son of Saul Extended Interview
February 23, 2016
Son of Saul Extended Interview

Watch more of our interview with actor Geza Rohrig, star of the Holocaust film “Son of Saul,” who talks with R&E about Max Weber, Martin Buber, Primo Levi, Franz Kafka, and his character, Saul Auslander. “The only person who is … More

February 23, 2016
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Pope at the Border; Death of Justice Antonin Scalia; Secular Seminarians
February 19, 2016
Pope at the Border; Death of Justice Antonin Scalia; Secular Seminarians

The pope’s visit to Mexico highlights Catholic concern for immigrants and refugees; impact of US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death on upcoming court cases; and the influx at divinity schools of students who are secular or unaffiliated with any religious group.
 

February 19, 2016
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Pope at the Border
February 19, 2016
Pope at the Border
"The story of migration is rooted in our history as Catholics,” says Jeanne Atkinson, executive director of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network. “It’s everything from the Jewish people’s exile in Exodus to the holy family’s flight to Egypt…This is who we are as American Catholics. We ...
February 19, 2016
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Death of Justice Antonin Scalia
February 19, 2016
Death of Justice Antonin Scalia
“He was a deep thinker and a great writer, “ observes legal correspondent Tim O’Brien, “and he had an enormous impact on the thinking of his fellow justices…His vote will be lost. For conservatives, that’s a big loss."
February 19, 2016
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Secular Seminarians
February 18, 2016
Secular Seminarians
"In culture today we tend to spend a lot of time thinking about how to succeed in one or the other endeavor that we undertake. But we tend to spend very little time thinking about how we succeed as a human being," says Professor Miroslav Volf, head of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture.
February 18, 2016
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The Pope Meets the Patriarch; Israel Boycott Controversy; Teaching Children About Religion; Wudu: Islamic Washing Before Prayer
February 12, 2016
The Pope Meets the Patriarch; Israel Boycott Controversy; Teaching Children About Religion; Wudu: Islamic Washing Before Prayer
It was the first official meeting between a pope and a Russian Orthodox patriarch since 1054; a movement of boycotts, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) against Israel has gained the support of some US churches; an exhibition at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis teaches children about world ...
February 12, 2016
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