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William Galston on Just War Ethics and Syria
March 16, 2012
William Galston on Just War Ethics and Syria
Does the US have a duty to act? Is it possible to somehow intervene in Syria and still do more good than harm? "Nothing is certain in human affairs," says this political and moral philosopher.
March 16, 2012
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Advance Directives
March 16, 2012
Advance Directives
In La Crosse, Wisconsin, 96 percent of all adults die with a completed advance directive. The directives are often based on end-of-life conversations that reflect a patient’s spiritual and ethical values.
March 16, 2012
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Bernard Hammes Extended Interview
March 16, 2012
Bernard Hammes Extended Interview
When you talk about end-of-life issues, according to Gundersen Lutheran Health System’s director of clinical ethics, “you’re really talking about the meaning of life, about your religious beliefs and faith, and ultimately about who you are.”
March 16, 2012
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Leith Anderson Extended Interview
March 16, 2012
Leith Anderson Extended Interview
Advance directives respect familial relationships, spiritual values, and individual choices, says the president of the National Association of Evangelicals.
March 16, 2012
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St. Mary’s Abbey
March 16, 2012
St. Mary’s Abbey
"We live by the work of our hands and also have some left for helping out those who are maybe less fortunate," says the abbess of St. Mary's, Ireland's only Cistercian monastery for women.
March 16, 2012
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Post-Super Tuesday Analysis
March 9, 2012
Post-Super Tuesday Analysis
"Rick Santorum is a very particular kind of Catholic...A lot of Catholics don’t see themselves in him, and a lot of people actually don’t even know that he’s Catholic. Most people assume he’s an evangelical," says Religion News Service editor in chief Kevin Eckstrom. know that he’s ...
March 9, 2012
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Religion and Social Media
March 9, 2012
Religion and Social Media
In the brave new world of social media, says communication professor Stephen O'Leary, church authorities from pastors to the heads of denominations "no longer have the kind of control they once did."
March 9, 2012
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God’s Love Homeless Shelter
March 9, 2012
God’s Love Homeless Shelter
“It doesn’t take a lot of misfortune to be on the streets these days. I think everybody in America knows that right now,” says Ann Miller of Helena, Montana, where she and her husband, Wayne, opened God’s Love, an emergency homeless shelter and soup kitchen.
March 9, 2012
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Desert Monastery in Syria
March 8, 2012
Desert Monastery in Syria
“I feel the voice of God echoing from the mountains all over this place,” says a Syrian Christian pilgrim visiting Deir Mar Musa, an ancient desert monastery in Syria reestablished by Jesuit priest Paolo Dall’Oglio.
March 8, 2012
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The Ethics of Drones
March 2, 2012
The Ethics of Drones
“When we’re using missiles that kill but place no risk,” suggests Yale law professor Stephen Carter, “that means it’s easier to fight, which means it’s more likely we’ll fight.”
March 2, 2012
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Holy Family Ministries
March 2, 2012
Holy Family Ministries
"These schools are the jewels of their neighborhood, and we need to save them," says Susan Work, president of Holy Family Ministries in Chicago.
March 2, 2012
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Orthodox Lenten Meals
March 2, 2012
Orthodox Lenten Meals
In the Orthodox Christian tradition fasting is not about deprivation or suffering, says Catherine Mandell, author of "When You Fast: Recipes for Lenten Seasons."
March 2, 2012
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