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Undocumented Child Migrants
July 18, 2014
Undocumented Child Migrants
As thousands of unaccompanied migrant children cross the US-Mexico border, Americans are being challenged by how to respond. "This is what our Catholic faith calls us to do," says John Andrews of the Catholic Diocese of San Bernardino County. But in Murrieta, California, Andrea Rockwood has a ...
July 18, 2014
08:05
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Child Migrant Conversation
July 18, 2014
Child Migrant Conversation
"The Catholic bishops had a really strong statement saying don't send the kids back; that would be morally wrong to send them back to dangerous situations. Others in the religious community are saying it's a matter of law and order."
July 18, 2014
03:25
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India Mental Health Care
July 18, 2014
India Mental Health Care
With millions of people in India suffering from mental illnesses and only five thousand psychiatrists to treat them, many seek out faith healers to fill in the gap. "Access to care is not there, lack of professionals, lack of medication, lack of awareness, lack of knowledge, so all this leads to ...
July 18, 2014
07:09
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Wounded Priest; Savings Infants in Vietnam; Shinnyo Lantern Floating for Peace
July 11, 2014
Wounded Priest; Savings Infants in Vietnam; Shinnyo Lantern Floating for Peace
A disabled minister helps others find healing; native technology saves vulnerable infants; Buddhists create lanterns to honor those who promote peace.
July 11, 2014
25:39
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Wounded Priest
July 11, 2014
Wounded Priest
"The greatest passport I have personally to work across the world is what I’ve lost," says Father Michael Lapsley, who lost both hands in an assassination attempt. "When people see me, they know I’ve suffered loss, and even though their loss may be very different, they’re still able to ...
July 11, 2014
08:46
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Saving Infants in Vietnam
July 11, 2014
Saving Infants in Vietnam
"What needed to happen was an engineering company that was willing to work with hospitals, with doctors and nurses to identify what they needed, says Allison Zimmerman of the East Meets West Foundation, "as opposed to developing a solution outside."
July 11, 2014
06:55
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Shinnyo Lantern Floating for Peace
July 10, 2014
Shinnyo Lantern Floating for Peace
More than 2,200 candle-lit paper lanterns with individually written messages of peace were set afloat onto a large reflecting pool in New York City in honor of people who have dedicated their lives to the cause of peace.
July 10, 2014
02:56
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Hobby Lobby Ruling; Donor’s Gift of Life; Martyrdom of the Bab
July 3, 2014
Hobby Lobby Ruling; Donor’s Gift of Life; Martyrdom of the Bab
July 3, 2014
25:48
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Hobby Lobby Ruling
July 3, 2014
Hobby Lobby Ruling
"The court will have to sort of decide where one person’s freedom ends and another person’s begins on something like this. But it does point to this larger question that we have," observes Kevin Eckstrom, editor-in-chief of Religion News Service, "should religious groups or religious people or ...
July 3, 2014
07:43
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Donor’s Gift of Life
July 3, 2014
Donor’s Gift of Life
Phil Jones was told that he had an incurable bone marrow cancer, and that he was too old for the procedure that might save his life. The Moffitt Cancer Center of Florida disagreed, and a perfect donor match appeared in a naval officer who was also an ordained minister. Jones says he "felt God’s ...
July 3, 2014
08:07
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Martyrdom of the Bab
July 3, 2014
Martyrdom of the Bab
"The Martyrdom of the Báb commemorates the day when the Báb was finally taken before a firing squad in the northern Persian city of Tabriz," says Hillary Chapman, a Baha'i educator. It's "not a celebration, but a commemoration. But the use of the arts is very much encouraged as a way of kind of ...
July 3, 2014
03:00
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Hillary Chapman Extended Interview
July 3, 2014
Hillary Chapman Extended Interview
"The Baha'i belief is that in this day and age one of the meanings of the Kingdom of God is that all people will join together in a common spiritual belief. It may or may not be the same religion but a common spiritual understanding, or the phrase we use in Baha'i is one common faith."
July 3, 2014
10:36
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