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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #305

This program included a report on the success of Jubilee 2000, where a convention of worldwide religious leaders convinced the IMF and World Bank to relieve $27 billion of world debt from the poorest nations in exchange for their agreement to use the money towards education and health care; a cover story examining the status of religion in China, which is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary under Communism yet has seen a ten-fold increase in its Christian population; and a feature on what religious organizations are doing to ensure their places of worship are accessible to the handicapped and mentally challenged. [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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