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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #232

This program featured a report on the impact that the crisis in Kosovo is having on orthodox churches in America and how various religious organizations are trying to aid the refugees with food and shelter; a cover story on the meaning of the Crucifix, after a controversy was sparked at Georgetown University over whether the Crucifix is a symbol for only Christians or includes other people, followed by a discussion on the ways the Jews and Christians view the cross; and a report on how members of St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral of Washington, DC, celebrate the sacred holiday of Easter. [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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