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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #224

This program featured a look at how the Muslim faith handles death and dying in the wake of the death of Jordan's King Hussein; a report from the Catholic School Vocations Mass and Fair in Washington, D.C., on the Catholic Church's effort to recruit new priests and nuns; a cover story on turmoil in the Sikh community in light of recent violence in British Columbia; and a feature on Chabad Lubavitcher, a sect of the ultra-orthodox Hasidim branch of Judaism, in which women cannot pray, sing, dance or shop in the presence of men. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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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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