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Faith Healing Court Cases/Pope's Mideast Trip Wrap-Up/Obama Notre Dame Controversy (#1237)

Lucky Severson looks at criminal court cases in Wisconsin and Oregon challenging legal exemptions for faith-healing parents whose children have died due to lack of medical treatment; Kim Lawton provides an update on Pope Benedict's trip to the Holy Land; Bob Abernethy reports on the Catholic political divide over the decision to invite President Obama to deliver Notre Dame's commencement address. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: This series provides in-depth coverage of the top religion and ethics stories of the week as well as religious and ethical perspectives on domestic and foreign events and the arts. Hosted by veteran journalist Bob Abernethy, the series brings viewers breaking news through live and taped reports filed by a team of correspondents in the field and interviews with prominent newsmakers.

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