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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #226

This program featured coverage of a Russian trial against Jehovah's Witnesses, the first legal test of the controversial Religion Law, passed in 1997, which names Russian Orthodoxy, Islam, Judaism and Buddhism as the country's only recognized religions; a cover story on the ethical issues involved in the Social Security debate, including how to structure the system to be fair to both young and old; and a conversation with some of the nation's best ministers on what makes a good preacher. [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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